VIVA – DKI Governor of Jakarta, Anies Rasyid Baswedan has inaugurated a wall painting by a Colombian painter, Ledania. The inauguration took place in the Taman Ismail Marzuki area, Central Jakarta, Monday 10 September 2018.
Collaboration with Ledania, Anies explained as the opening. There will also be other mural activities in Jakarta.
"Ledania from Colombia came here in cooperation with the Colombian embassy in Jakarta, DKI Jakarta Provincial Government, then they worked on building, painting murals in TIM," said Anies Baswedan while she was accompanied by her son Ismail.
Anies wants DKI Jakarta to continue as a canvas of art and culture. Several regions in the capital have performed mural activities some time ago prior to the 2018 Asian Games event.
"It is our hope that this activity will be continued. All citizens must use the creativity that is present in the environment. Creative people receive facilities to make the dwellings in DKI a beautiful artistic place", he said.
Anies also advised Ledania to communicate with wall painters from Indonesia. Because Indonesian wall painters are not less big and good. "That is why the exchange of ideas between the ideas between them becomes important," he explained.