Works
Bio
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Curicullum Vitae
1957
 
Born Tegal, Central Java, Indonesia

1975?1977
 
Studied painting, Pawiyatan Sanggarbambu, Yogyakarta,
Indonesia
1975?1979
 
Studied painting, Sekolah Menengah Seni Rupa (SMSR), Yogyakarta,
Indonesia
1980?1986
 
Studied painting, Indonesia Institute of Arts (ISI), Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1999?2003
 
Lecturer, School of Art and Design, Northern Territory University, Darwin
2004
 
Lecturer, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney
2005
 
Lives and works in Darwin
1997
 
About the Heads and Hearts, LIP Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1996
 
Pilgrim Project, Gaya Art Space, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
 
Solo Exhibition
2005
 
Testimonies of the Threes, CP Art Space, Jakarta.
Heads and Trees, Sherman Galleries, Sydney

2004
 
Heads from the North, permanent installation, Marsh Pond, Sculpture Garden,National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
2003
 
Count Project, Northern Territory University Gallery, Darwin, NT
They Give Evidence, Asian Gallery, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2002
 
Unspeakable Horror, Bentara Budaya Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia

2001
 
The Dark Century, Raft Art Space, Darwin, NT
2000
 
Beginning of the Dark Age, Centre de Reflexion sur I?Image et ses, Sierre,
Switzerland
2000
 
Reconciliation, 24 Hour Art Gallery, Darwin and Watch This Space, Alice
Springs, NT

1998
 
Cannibalism or Memoir, Guarrant Gallery, Canberra School of Art, ACT;
Switchback Gallery, Faculty of Art and Design, Gippsland, VIC
1996
 
1001 Earth Humans, Marina Beach-Ancol, Jakarta, Indonesia

1995
 
Terracotta or The Case Land, Bentara Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1991
 
Contemporary Indonesian Artist, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
and Victoria College of the Arts, Melbourne, VIC

 
Group Exhibition
2005
 
Echo of Home, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Open Letter, travel exhibition, Sydney, Bangkok, Manila, Ho Chi Min City, Singapore
2004
 
Contact pre Text Me, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, NSW

2003
 
They Give Evidence, opening exhibition for contemporary Asian space, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Country-bution, Yogyakarta Biennial, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Interpellation, CP Open Biennial, Jakarta, Indonesia

Witnessing to Silence: Art and Human Rights, School of Art Gallery,
Australian National University, part of a multi-institutional project organised
by the Humanities Research Centre

Mourning Lost Paradise, Indonesian Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Italy

Austral-Asia Zero Three, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, NSW

2000
 
Kwangju Biennale 2000, Kwangju, South Korea

From Asian Forests, Yokohama open-air art exhibition, Japan

1999
 
From Asian Forests, Kanazu Forest of Creation, Fukui, Japan

The Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art 1999, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

1998
 
XXIV Bienal de S?o Paulo, Brazil

Begegnung 3:3 in Yogya, Taman Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Plastic (or Other Waste), Center of Resources, Chulalongkorn University,
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok Art Project, Bangkok, Thailand

1997
 
Art in Southeast Asia 1997: Glimpses into the Future, Museum of
Contemporary Art, Tokyo and Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art,
Japan

Befragung Der Raume, Magdeburg Museum, Magdeburg, Germany

Yokohama International Open Air Art Exhibition?97, Yokohama, Japan
1996
 
Tradition/Tension: Contemporary Arts in Asia, Asia Society Gallery, New
York, travelling to Vancouver (Canada), Perth (Australia)

Linkage and Leakage, The Tanks, Cairns, QLD

Mata Perupa, Pagelaran Kraton Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1995
 
Realism as an Attitude 4th Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Art Museum, traveling to
Hakone, Akita, Tokyo, Japan

Asian Peace Art, War and Art 1995, Osaka International Peace Centre,
Osaka, Japan

Osaka Triennial 1995: Sculpture, Dome exhibition Hall, Osaka, Japan

1994
 
Quinta Bienal de la Habana, Nasional Museum, Havana, Cuba

Nur Gora Rupa, Taman Budaya Surakarta, Solo, Indonesia
1993
 
The First Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery,
Brisbane, QLD

The 9th Jakarta Art Biennial, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta, Indonesia
1992
 
Binal, Senisono Art Gallery, Yogakarta, Indonesia

New Art from Southeast Asia II, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Apace
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Kirin Plaza, Osaka, Japan
Mobile, Museum City Project, Fukuoka, Japan


 
Public Collections
Fukuoka Museum of Modern Art, Fukuoka, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Magdeburg Museum, Magdeburg, Germany
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory, Darwin
Kanazu Forest of Creation, Fukui, Japan
National Gallery of Australia
The Australia National University

 
Others
Performance

2005 Searching Displaces Bones, Old Canberra House, Australia National University, Canberra, ACT

2004 For Those Who Have Been Killed, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT

2003 Family Portrait, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT

2000 Reconciliation, 24 Hour Art Gallery, Darwin and Watch This Space, Alice
Springs, NT

1999 Api di Bulan Mei, The Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art 1999,
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

1998 Violence, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA

For Those Who Have Been Killed, Switchback Gallery, Gippsland, VIC


1997 Violence, Western Front, Vancouver, Canada; Magdeburg Museum,
Magdeburg, Germany

For Those Who Have Been Killed, Dock 11, Berlin, Germany

1996 Earth Man in Jakarta, Marina Beach-Ancol, Jakarta, Indonesia
Violence, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, QLD

Violence, Z Gallery, New York

1995 Man in Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1994 Earth Man in Solo, Solo City, Indonesia

1993 For Those Who Have Been Killed, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
Museum Affandi, Yogyakarta and UNS, Solo, Indonesia

1992 I?m Human Being, Daimaru Shopping Center, Fukuoka, Japan
Earth Man in Tenjin, Tenjin Area, Fukuoka, Japan


Residencies
2004 Artist in residence, School of Art, Australian National University
2003 Artist in residence, School of Art, Australian National University
1999 Artist in residence, Ecole Cantonale d? Art du Valais (ECAV), Switzerland
1998 Artist in residence, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
Artist in residence, Monash University, Gippsland Campus, VIC
1997 Artist in residence, Western Front, Vancouver, Canada
Artist in residence, Magdeburg and Berlin, Germany
1991 Artist in residence, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA

Grants and Awards

2004 Australian Art Council
1997 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York