Suratan – the Short Guide of the Meaning of Life

Bambang N Karim / Indonesia
video art


Bambang explores why the existentialists focus on the futile experiences in order to find the meaning of life. He gets insights into their thoughts on meaning and the role of the individual, namely Sisyphus through Albert Camus’ essay The Myth of Sisyphus. We see the lives of Sisyphus, keeping toiling the rock to the top of the hill, only to watch it roll back down, repeating this action forever. This absurdity of life from an existential point of view, is a desire to find meaning when there is no meaning to be found. I presented this thought in this contemplative video : the looping p

Date: Friday, 27 November 2015 – Sunday, 29 November 2015
Time: 11:30AM
Venue: Site 1