e-ruqyah 3


Arya Sukapura Putra (ID)
video, 2013, 2:08

e-ruqyah is a process of electronical therapy (healing). By performative approach, electronical ruqyah (e-ruqyah) shows an activity of rubbing a cell phone that play Holy Qur’an verses to the body. This video shows ruqyah as an exorcism practice or take the negative energy that caused health problems. This process usually was done with reading Holy Qur’an verses. This video emphasizes the endless dialogue between art, technology and spirituality. and tries further possibilities in outsmarting the limitation of technology.

Arya Sukapura Putra (ID), studied Fine Art at Sanggar Olah Seni Bandung. His creative works begin in 2006 by exploring on many mediums; two-dimensional, three-dimensional, objects, mixed media, installation, sculpture and video. His works have been showcased in various exhibitions in Europe, USA and Asia. He lives and works in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.