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Born June 24, 1961, Semarang, Indonesia

Address Cemeti Art House
Jl. DI. Panjaitan 41
55143 Yogyakarta ? Indonesia

telp/fax (office) 62 (274) 371015
telp (home) 62 (274) 411432
cemetiah@indosat.net.id
melndit@yahoo.co.id
 

Education/ Trainning/Workshop and Residency

1981 - ?88 The Art Institute of Indonesia Yogyakarta
1986 - ?87 The State Academy of Fine Arts
Amsterdam The Netherlands
1999 - Residency in Bute Town Studio _ The
Visiting Art Cardiff Wales
2002 Residency in Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
for the 2nd Fukuoka Triennale
2004 Residency in Studio Joo Chiat Road 106
-Lassale College of the Art_ Singapore
2005 Hongkong International Artists Workshop_
Kowloon Hongkong
2006 Residency in Amsterdam Graphic Studio
AGA Amsterdam The Netherlands.
 
Solo Exhibition
 
2006
? SELF PORTRAIT Amsterdam Graphic Studio AGA
The Netherlands
2005
? MACHOW : Tradisi dan Tegangan Rumah Budaya
Tembi Yogyakarta
? MACHOW Bentara Budaya Jakarta Indonesia
2002
? BEYOND THE MODESTY Plastic Kinetic Worms
Gallery Singapore
2000
? LIYAN Sunaryo Contemporary Art Space Bandung
Indonesia, Curator : Rizki A. Zaelani
? PORTRAIT OF RESIDENCY IN CARDIFF Cemeti Art
House Yogyakarta_Indonesia
1998
? HELMET YOUR ART, HELMET YOUR EARTH,
HELMET YOUR HEART art project At LIP French
Cultural Centre Yogyakarta_Indonesia.
1990
? THE FLOOR PATTERN Cemeti Art Gallery, C_Line
Gallery, Foundation of Fine Arts , Yogyakarta
? ABN Bank Amsterdam, _Jakarta_Amsterdam.

 
Group Exhibition
 
2007
? ANTI AGING, Gaya Art Space, Ubud, Bali
2006
? WHERE EVER WE GO, Spazio Oberdan_Museo
Fotografia Contemporanea, Milan Italy
? Curator : Hou Hanru and Garbi Scardi
2005
? TABOO AND THE POWER OF TRANSGRESSION IN
INDONESIAN CONTEMPORARY ART Herbert F.
Johnson Museum, Cornell University Ithaca _ New
York. Curator : Amanda Katherine Rath.
? THE WAHANA PROJECT IMAGINED LEGACIES
Selasar Sunaryo Art Space Bandung Indonesia.
Curator : Agung Hujatnikajenong
2004
? FILLING OF CHASM, UNITING PEOPLE Busan
Metropolitan Museum of Art_Busan Biennale 2004
South Korea. Curators Tae Man Choi and Manu D.
Park.
? ART SUMMITJakarta_Indonesia. Curators :
Asmudjo Jono Irianto, Rizki A. Zaelani.
? PORTRAITS Valentine Willie Fine Art Gallery Kuala
Lumpur_Malaysia. Curator : Noor Mahnun
Mohamed.
? GLOBALISATION VERSUS IDENTITY_Chiang Mai
Art Museum Thailand, National Gallery Bangkok
_Thailand, Dahlem Museum Berlin_Germany.
Curator : Jorg Loschmann
2003
? INTERPELATION CP Open Biennale, National
Gallery Jakarta_Indonesia. Curators : Rizki A.
Zaelani and Asmudjo Jono Irianto.
? READ Gajah Mada University Library Yogyakarta
Indonesia.
? WITNESSING TO SILENCE_ART AND HUMAN
RIGHTS Canberra Contemporary Art Space
? Australia. Curator : Christine Clark, Lisa Byrne
and Caroline Turner.
2002
? Fukuoka Triennial II Fukuoka Asian Art Museum,
Fukuoka Japan. Curators : Masahiro Ushiroshoji,
Kuroda Raiji, Toshiko Rawanchaikul.
? ART OF BAMBOO Project of art in Nitiprayan
Village_Yogyakarta Indonesia.
2001
? ZWISCHEN TRADITION UND MODERNE ? JUNGE
KUNSTLER AUS INDONESIEN
? Rautenstrauch Joest_Museum fur Volkerkunde,
Cologne _ Germany. Curator : Alexandra Kuss
? SMALL ART WORK 2001 FESTIVAL Skydoor
Artplace Aoyama Tokyo_Japan.
? AWAS; RECENT ART FROM INDONESIA Ludwig
Museum Aachen_Germany, Asian Fine Arts Pruss
and Ochs Gallery Berlin_Germany
2000
? AWAS; RECENT ART FROM INDONESIA
Contemporary Art Space Canberra_Australia, Ivan
Dougherty Gallery Sydney_Australia, Cairns
Regional Gallery Cairns_Australia, Wollongong
Univeristy Gallery Wollongong _ Australia,
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art
Hiroshima_Japan, Hokkaido Asahikawa Museum of
Art Asahikawa _ Japan.
? Curators : Damon Moon, Mella Jaarsma,
Alexandra Kuss and M. Dwi Marianto.
1999
? AWAS; RECENT ART FROM INDONESIA Benteng
Vredeburg Yogyakarta _ Indonesia, Australian
Centre of Contemporary Art Melbourne _
Australia.
? VOLUME AND FORM An Enviromental and Urban
Sculpture Exhibition_Singapore
? GARIS TEPI 200+0 Cemeti Art House, Jogjakarta.
1997
? CONTEMPORARY ART IN ASIA :
TRADITIONS/TENSIONS Vancouver Art Gallery
Vancouver _ Canada. Curator : Dr. Apinan
Posyhananda.
? DE LA SEXTA BIENNIAL DE LA HABANA Havana _
Cuba. Curator : Hilda Maria Rodriguez
? THE WEIGHT OF TRADITION A Permanent
Collection Exhibition, Singapore Art Museum_
Singapore. Curator : Joanna Lee.
? A GIFT FOR INDIA Lalit Kala Akademi Galleries,
Rabindra Bawan New Delhi_India
? KOPI SUSU Erasmus Huis Jakarta_Indonesia.
1996
? ORIENTATION Stedelijk Museum ?de Lakenhal?
Leiden_The Netherlands. Curator : Esther De
Sharon de Saint Germain, Mella Jaarsma.
? ASIA PACIFIC TRIENNIAL II Queensland Art
Gallery Brisbane_Australia. Curator : Timothy
Morell.
? CONTEMPORARY ART IN ASIA : TRADITIONS AND
TENSIONS Asia Society Galleries New York_USA.
Curator : Dr. Apinan Posyhananda.
1995
? ASIAN MODERNISM The Japan Foundation Asian
Centre Tokyo_travelling through Bangkok_
Manila_Jakarta. Curator : Tatehata Akira.
? WEATHER REPORT Travelling Exhibition and Art
Project trough Amsterdam, Bangkok, Yangoon,
Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Hanoi, Ho Chi
Minh, Chong Qing, Singapore and Hongkong.
? CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION OF THE NON
ALIGNED COUNTRIES National Gallery, Jakarta,
Indonesia. Curator : Jim Supangkat.
1990
? INDONESIAN MODERN ART Municipal Gallery
Filderstadt Stuttgart _ Germany
? INTRO-EXTRO VARIFORM Cemeti Gallery
Yogyakarta _ Indonesia. Curators : Nindityo
Adipurnomo and Mella Jaarsma.
? NOTHING IS EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING IS
NOTHING Tropical Museum Amsterdam _ The
Netherlands
? THREE GENERATIONS, TRADITION AND CHANGE
San Diego Museum of Man Houston _ USA, Mills
College Art Gallery Oakland_USA, Wing Luke Art
Museum Seattle Washington _ USA. Curator : Dr.
Joseph Fischer and Astri Wright.
? SAMA-SAMA Center of fine arts ?Oosterpoort?
Groningen _ The Netherlands, Centre of Fine Arts
Zouavenlaan, Tilburg _ The Netherlands, Benteng
Vredeburg Yogyakarta _ Indonesia, Erasmus Huis
Jakarta _ Indonesia.
? INDONESIAN MODERN ART Oude Kerk Amsterdam
_ The Netherlands. Curator : Helena Spanjaard.
? BIENNIALE IX Jakarta Art Council Jakarta _
Indonesia. Curator : Jim Supangkat.
? BIENNIALE VII Yogyakarta Art Council Yogyakarta
_ Indonesia.



 
Public Collections
Municipal of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Municipal of Filderstadt, Stuttgart, Germany
Zurich Assurance, Jakarta, Indonesia
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Foundation of Fine Arts Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Dutch Embassy, Jakarta, Indonesia
Sampoerna Group Jakarta, Indonesia
Widayat Museum Magelang, Indonesia
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Deutsche Bank, Jakarta, Indonesia
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka Japan.
Vallentine Willy Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur


 
Others
Bibliography

Adi Wicaksono, ?konde@com?, KOMPAS
Agung Hujatnikajennong, ?Imagined Legacies, Floating Memories?, The Wahana Project
IMAGINED LEGACIES Exhibition Catalogue at Selasar Seni Soenaryo, September 2005
Amanda Katherine Rath, ?Nindityo Adipurnomo? in the Catalogue Exhibition of ?Taboo and
The Power of Transgression in Indonesian Contemporary Art, Herbert F. Jonhson Museum,
Ithaca_New York 2005

Astri Wright, ?East and West Meet Painting Exhibition?, The Jakarta Post, December 5, 1989

Astri Wright,?Young Painters Synthesizes Tradition and Modernism?, The Jakarta Post, July 16, 1989

Astri Wright,?Two Artists, Two Bridges, One World?, The Jakarta Post, May 21, 1990

Astri Wright, ?Nindityo : From Solo to mass, spiritual to sosial? Witnessing to Silence_Art and human rights, Australian National University, Canberra 0200, 2003

Astri Wright,?Soul, Spirit and Mountain : Preoccupations of Contemporray Indonesia Painters?, Singapore : Oxford University Press 1993

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Rizki A. Zaelani, FUKUOKA TRIENNAL II_2002, Catalogue 2002, Fukuoka ? JAPAN
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