Born in 19 October 1956, Jakarta, Indonesia
Curatorial workshop in several cities in Japan, sponsored by Japan Foundation Jakarta.
Ph.D , Creative Arts, The University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia.
MFA, Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA.
BFA, Printmaking, STSRI “ASRI”, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
2013 – present
Head of International Affairs Unit, Indonesia Arts Institute of Yogyakarta
2010 – present
Professor, at Indonesia Arts Institute of Yogyakarta
2003 – 2011
Director of Graduate School, Indonesia Arts Institute of Yogyakarta
1996 – 2003
Head of Research Department, Indonesia Arts Institute of Yogyakarta.
1996 – present
Teaching at Graduate School of Visual Arts and Performing Arts Studies, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta
1984 - present
Teaching in Faculty of Fine Arts, Indonesia Arts Institute of Yogyakarta.
Article on “Linearitas di Hari Seni Sedunia” (Linearity on the World Art Day), Kompas Newspaper.
Article on “Belajar dari Alam dan Orang Desa” (Learning from Nature and Rural People), Kompas Newspaper.
Presenting paper on “Multicultural and Empathetic Approaches for Learning and Teaching Local Knowledge”, International conference on Internalization of Local Knowledge Through Art Education organized by FKIP, UNS.
Presenting paper on “Art Education for Peacemaking”, ALIA (Asian League oInstitutions of Art, at Kyoto University of the Arts.
Curatorial text “Zaman Edan Kesurupan” (Crazy and Possessed Times) for Solo exhibition of DjokoPekik’s works of art, Galeri Nasional, Jakarta.
Slide lecture on “Interconnectedness between Art, Culture, and Nature in Yogyakarta”, Fargfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden.
Key-note Speaker paper on Creative Industry in the International Seminar of the 29th Anniversary of Institut Seni Indonesia Yogyakarta.
Presenting paper on “Relationship Between Art and Levitationla Force”, University of PGRI, Palembang.
Presenting paper on “Creative Industry in the Contect of Education on design”, University of Tarumanegara, Jakarta.
Presenting paper on “Taking Advantage from Local Wisdom to the Futute” (Menimba Kearifan Lokal Menuju Masa Depan), celebrating 50 years of PUSKAT, Pusat Kataketik Yogyakarta.
Delivering an oration on “Relasi Bolak-Balik Antara Seni dan Daya Hidup” (Reciprocal Relationship Between Art Life Force), for Professorship Confirmation Ceremony, at the Indonesian Art Institute of Yogyakarta.
Presenting paper on “Mempertimbangkan Kembali Paradigma Multikultural dalam Pendidikan seni rupa & Kriya” (Reconsidering Multicultural Paradigm in Education of Visual Arts and Crafts), National Seminar, Yogyakarta State University.
Presenting paper on "Life Force Via Art" at Tokyo Denki University, Saitama, Japan.
Participating in the International Openair Exhibition 2008 Hiki, Japan.
Article "Masriadi the Winner" for the catalogue of I Nyoman Masriadi's solo exhibition, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore.
Presenting paper on “Temu Perupa” event, National Gallery Jakarta, organised by Department of Culture dan Tourism.
Article on “Mengusung Daya Hidup ke Venezia”, Visual Artsmagazine, August-September
1990 – present
Articles on art in newspapers and magazines, such as: KOMPAS; The Jakarta Post; Journal Art & AsiaPacific; Artlink; Art Monthly, and exhibition publication catalogues.
Author and Co-author
“Menempa Quanta, Mengurai Seni”
“Seni Kritik Seni”
“Lim Keng Sketser dari Surabaya”
“Outlet”, with 3 other authors, Published by Cemeti Foundation, Yogyakarta.
“Seni Cetak Cukil Kayu”
“Unpacking Europe” by several writers, Nai Publishers, Rotterdam.
“Sight + Site”, with several writers, Lasalle College Art Gallery, Singapore.
“Crossing Boundaries” by several authors, Australian Asia Society, Melbourne.
“Teori Quantum untuk mengkaji fenomena seni”, Lembaga Penelitian ISI Yogyakarta.
Curator and Co-curator
The Third AsiaPacific Triennial of Contemporary Art in 1999, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
“36 Ideas from Southeast Asia” Exhibition, Germany.
“To Russia With Art”, Indonesian Modern Art Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, Moscow.
One person exhibition of Erica’s Painting, Moscow.
“AWAS” Travelling Exhibition of Indonesian contemporary arts, Australia, Japan, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Spain.
“Text & Subtext: Translating Culture”, Contemporary Art Exhibition, Lasalle College, Singapore.
“Crossing Boundaries” Travelling Exhibition of Indonesian Modern Art, several cities in Australia.
Indonesian Pavilion, 51stInternational Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, Italy.
2012 Jakarta Art Awards, Jakarta.
1999 Asean Art Awards, Kuala Lumpur.
2001 Nokia Art Awards, Jakarta.
2001 Indonesian Art Awards, Jakarta.
1996 Indonesia Art Awards, Jakarta.