This special gift was created for special people, his name is Freddy Sutanto. He was an engineer and the man behind the success of Philips CityTouch application in Jakarta, that decide to resign at the end of March 2018. So, let say this was a late post about the artwork.
Moment dalam bahasa sehari-hari bisa diartikan: kejadian pada suatu masa tertentu atau saat dimana kejadian tertentu itu terjadi. Kita sendiri biasanya juga akan melakukan sesuatu untuk mengingatkan atau merayakan suatu moment atau peristiwa. Salah satunya adalah moment ulang tahun. Dan meskipun waktu yang saya punya sangat terbatas untuk menyelesaikan karya ini, saya tidak ingin kehilangan moment penting tersebut. Moment ulang tahun Presiden RI ke 7, Bapak Joko Widodo, yaitu tanggal 21 Juni.
This gift is special for me, because not only made within 2 nights but also dedicated to people that I (and also other Philips Lighting Indonesia employees) respect. The decision to make this gift came when I heard the news that he will visit Indonesia on May 24-25 on Tuesday. Still, don’t know what kind of gift that will create. Finally, got the idea on Wednesday afternoon and start to make the sketch on Wednesday night after iftar & tarawih and start to cut the paper & apply paint on Thursday night. Rushing with time because, on Friday (May 25, 2018), we will have Town Hall Meeting at the office, including farewell with Mr. Murali Sivaraman.
Philips Lighting Indonesia as a multinational company has the official batik shirt that represents the company with batik Indonesia pattern, with two color option, white and purple. As the employee, I am proudly wearing this batik shirt, especially when business trip abroad. The response from my colleagues is amazing. Most of them love the batik and ask how to have or buy that Philips batik shirt. But then, I ask myself, what is after batik shirt? And to be exact, how to describe Philips Lighting Indonesia in one image. The image that can be applied as identity, ornament or perhaps can be applied as the gift to our guest or customer. Read more
20 year is a special number, especially for a company anniversary. And it also happened to Philips Color Kinetics. Founded in Boston on 1997, Color Kinetics (or known as CK) focus only for controllable and programmable LED for architectural lighting. Then on 2007, Philips do an acquisition to Color Kinetics, then it becomes Philips Color Kinetics (sometimes we call it PCK).
There always be the first time for everything. Including this artwork. This is for the first time I am doing 2 artwork in single time. This special order has come from one of top communication consultant company, Maverick Indonesia. These are the partner of this company. The leaders.
Bagi manusia modern, kendaraan baik yang bermotor ataupun tidak (mobil, sepeda, sepeda motor, kapal, pesawat terbang) bukan hanya berfungsi sebagai alat transportasi, tetapi juga melambangkan status bahkan pencapaian prestasi. Dalam filosofi Jawa, kendaraan ini dilambangkan dengan Turangga. Syahdan ada lima syarat yang harus dimiliki oleh seorang Kesatria Jawa : wisma, wanita, turangga, kukila dan curiga. Atau dalam bahasa Indonesia artinya: WISMA, rumah; WANITA, wanita; TURANGGA, kuda. KUKILA, burung; CURIGA, keris. Maka tidak perlu heran, jika “turangga” sudah menjadi obsesi sejak jaman dahulu kala dan makna “turangga” bagi tiap orang bisa berbeda-beda.
Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia. The city that never sleeps. The city that was now known as with the traffic jam. The city that develops and grow to become the megapolitan city. As other city identities, there are some iconic building or places that can be used to represent this city for paper cutting + painting artwork. For this experiment, I choose to use Monumen Nasional (Monas), Tugu Selamat Datang, Patung Pancoran and silhouette of the high-rise building.
Previously, I had created paper cutting +painting with The President theme. The first is Cupo-Gus Dur, or the formal name is Abdurrahman Wahid, he was the 4th President of Republic of Indonesia. The second is Cupo-Obama, as we know that he was the 44th President of United States of America.
Now, I made creation again with President theme. This time is not the president of a country but from a company. He was the President Director of Philips Lighting Indonesia. His name is Chandrasekhar Vaidyanathan. This project happened because the request of Professional Lighting Channel team that want to present a memorable gift at the farewell party of Pak Chandra on March 24, 2017. He will move from Indonesia to China as Regional Business Leader for Greater China and India. He was the Country Leader of Philips Lighting Indonesia from October 2013 until March 2017.
Rasanya saya tidak perlu bercerita banyak tentang Dr.(H.C.) K. H. Abdurrahman Wahid atau yang akrab disapa Gus Dur, yang lahir di Jombang, Jawa Timur, 7 September 1940. Telah banyak artikel atau tulisan tentang siapa beliau, pemikiran, perbuatan dan juga warisan beliau. Disini saya hanya akan menceritakan proses pembuatan karya cut-post untuk Gus Dur. Sumber foto saya dapatkan dari http://ipnudki.or.id/gusdur-sang-zahid/