Social media, especially Instagram, have taken over the world of photography by storm, with people sharing their moments in scope of travelling, lifestyle, culinary as well as fashion. In the last four years, this cultural phenomenon have given birth to a new idea that led to the development of a concept of museum dedicated for those wanting a picturesque image for their feeds on the gram.
Jakarta started it first with three existing Instagram exhibitions offering a unique Instagram experience. While appreciating a cool set up and art installation, these museums are also interactive, allowing one to be creative with their imagery. Check out some of these instagenic exhibitions you can visit right now in Jakarta.
Situated in a 3,000 metre square lot at QBIG – BSD City, Motomoto Museum is the biggest Instagrammable exhibition in Jakarta. TV host and YouTuber, Boy William is one of the initiators among nine other founders to establish this fully instagrammable experience through 23 interactive rooms. People are invited to discover a different world at each room.
Motomoto collaborates with Indonesian artists to create a variety of art installation. Installations features the works from artist Mulyana, Sembilan matahari, Rebellionik, naufal Abshar, Erwin WIndu Pratama, and Muklay. Led by Felix Tjahyadi as creative director, Motomoto Museum refresh the art installation and concept every 3 to 6 month with an intention to support local contemporary arts with Indonesian culture. Motomoto also owns the restaurant where one can dine in and take a selfie on insta worthy culinary spot. Entry tickets are IDR 100,000.
Motomoto Resto Museum by Mata Studio
QBIG BSD City. Jalan BSD Raya Utama,
T: +62 21 80826789
Museum of Jakarta, or MoJa, is the first interactive and immersive contemporary museum in Jakarta. MoJa takes inspiration from various styles of artistry, usually from a specific era, such as the 80s or 90s from pop culture to vintage world. Located in close proximity to Pondok Indah Mall, MoJa has a 700 metre exhibition area covered with a visual experience produced using cutting-edge visual technology to create an arresting thematic exhibition.
Since its premier exhibition back in 2018, MoJa has collaborated with multiple partners, such as Traveloka, Tokopedia, Regal and USS Arcade to build specific types of installation rooms. Recently, MoJa brings backs roller skaters to life at its latest exhibition, RoJAbyMoJA. Every five to six months, MoJa comes up with new ideas for a fresh exhibition. Entry tickets are IDR 100,000 and IDR 125,000 on weekends.
Jalan Metro Pondok Indah Blok Tb No.27
T: +62 82 2730 00730
Haluu world is known for its dreamy style exhibition since the first exhibition was introduced back in December 2018. Haluu offers a whimsical journey through a beautiful set up that are specious enough to be enjoyed as a group. Haluu invites audience to play with their mind as it brings back childhood memories, or think wild through an alternative world.
Haluu successfully broke social media at during its first exhibition through its immersive and interactive exhibition at the Warehouse, Plaza Indonesia. Using an internally sourced pool of talented people to build the installations, Halluu is definitely unique compared to other exhibitions with its surrealist signature concept. In 2019, Haluu team led by Dio Santoso expanded Haluu exhibition to Surabaya to cater other audience outside Jakarta. Entry tickets are IDR 100,000 and IDR 120,000 on weekends.
Plaza Indonesia, Level 5
Jalan M.H. Thamrin Kav, 28-30