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Artist Statement 2015

–      Tidak ada yang lebih berharga dari seni, kalau ada itupun pasti palsu

–      Cinta itu sementara, kesepian itu abadi

–      Kemiskinan adalah ibu tiri seni kontemporer

Biografi 2016

Lahir  14 Maret, 1968, Jember, Jawa Timur, Indonesia

Agung Kurniawan adalah seniman yang bekerja dengan berbagai medium. Media tradisionalnya adalah gambar, namun belakangan ini ia bekerja secara aktif dengan performance. Meskipun ia bekerja dengan performans, ia menolak untuk disebut sebagai performer, dia lebih suka menyebut dirinya sendiri sebagai direktur keramaian. Ia lahir di Jember, dan tidak menamatkan studi di beberapa universitas. Ikut mendirikan Indonesian Visual Art Archive (IVAA) dan pemilik Kedai Kebun Forum (KKF). Ia tinggal di Yogyakarta dengan tiga anjing dan dua sepeda motor yang unik.

Education and Experiences

1987-1991   

  • Arkeologi, Fakultas Ilmu Budaya, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (tidak lulus)

1991-1995

  • Seni Grafis, Fakultas Seni Rupa, Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI), Yogyakarta, Indonesia (tidak lulus)

Publication/Book

2015

  • Lubricant, Agung Kurniawan, Brigitta Isabella, Farah Wardani, Umah Seni, Jakarta

 

SOLO EXHIBITION

2015

  • Hanya Kematian Yang Setia Menunggu, performance at Indonesian French Institute (IFI), Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2013

  • Milik Nggendong Lali (Owning Cradling Forgetting), Richard Koh Gallery, Singapura

2012

  • Actus Contritionis, Umah Seni @Mentengartspace, Jakarta, Indonesia

2011

  • The Lines that Remind Me of You, Kendra Gallery, Bali, Indonesia

2006

  • Budiman Project, ArtiIpol Gallery, Amsterdam, Belanda
  • Mural Project: Could I Entertain You, Sir?, Esplanade, Singapura

2003

  • Sex, Lies, and Drawing, Goethe Institute, Jakarta, Indonesia

2001

  • Lick me, please!, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Lapendos, Centre Culturel Français (CCF), Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Lapendos, Barak Gallery, Bandung, Indonesia

1998

  • Ironi dan Parodi, Galeri Lontar, Jakarta, Indonesia

1995

  • Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1994

  • Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

  • Remember Day Parade, SONSBEEK ’16: transACTION, Arnhem, Belanda
  • Public Spirits, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski, Polandia
  • Home Project, North Dakota, Amsterdam, Belanda
  • Mahabharata Project,  dance performance, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Seven Scenes, Indonesian Contemporary Art & Design (ICAD), Grand Kemang, Jakarta, Indonesia

2015

  • Masya Allah Transgenik (part 2), performance at Bazaar Art Jakarta 2015, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Monuman, Ten Second Monument, Jakarta Biennale, Jakarta, Indonesia

2014

  • Ten Million Years of Yearning, Sex in Hongkong, Para Site Gallery, Hong Kong
  • Passion / Possesion, Hongkong Art Center, Hong Kong

2013

  • SIP, Contemporary Indonesian Art, Mathias Ardnt Gallery, Singapura
  • Once Upon a Time, The Collection Now, Van Abbe Museum, Belanda
  • Masya Allah Transgenik, performance at Biennale Jogja XII Equator #2, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2012

  • Penumbrae, at Art Stage Singapore 2012, presented by Umah Seni Art Space, Marina Bay Sands, Exhibition and Convention Center, Singapura
  • Legacy: The Trace of Civilization, Esa Sampoerna Art Museum, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Michael Jansen Gallery, Berlin, Jerman
  • Domestic Stuff, Cemeti Art House Yogyakarta & Salihara Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Looking East, Art Jog 2012, Yogyakarta, Indoensia
  • Roundtable, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea Selatan
  • SIP, Contemporary Indonesian Art, Mathias Ardnt Gallery, Berlin, Jerman

2011

  • Art Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Belanda
  • New Mythology, Louis Vuitton Gallery, Paris, Perancis
  • Global Art from 1989 till Now, ZKM, Karlsuhe, Jerman
  • Beastly, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2010

  • Art Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Belanda
  • Space & Image, Ciputra World Marketing Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Crossing and Blurring the Boundaries: Medium in Indonesian Contemporary Art, Andi’s Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Manifesto In the New Aesthetic, ICA, Singapura

2009

  • Beyond the Dutch, Central Museum Utrecht, Belanda
  • Jogja Art Fair II, Jogjakarta Art Centre, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • The Living Legends, National Gallery Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • One Minute Mute, performance project at Jogja Biennale X, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2008

  • Be(com)ing Dutch “The Dutch Day Dreaming”, Van Abbe Museum, Belanda
  • The Scale of Black Drawing Exhibition, Valentine Willie Gallery, Singapura
  • Grafis Hari Ini, Bentara Budaya Jakarta, Indonesia

2007

  • Pameran 100 Tahun Affandi, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Pameran 100 Tahun Affandi, Galeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia
  • Museum of Misunderstandings, work presentation, Van Abbe Museum, Eidhoven, Belanda
  • T-Shirt from March, Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2006

  • Museum Sukrodimejo, proyek sejarah visual, kolaborasi dengan Agus Suwage, Lian Sahar, dan Maryanto, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Drawing Exhibition, Biasa Gallery, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
  • Aicon, Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2004

  • Mengenal Dunia Widayat, Museum Haji Widayat, Magelang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
  • On the Edge, Pakubuwono Residence, Loft Gallery Hong Kong, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Barcode, Yogyakarta Art Festival, Yogyakarta Art Centre, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Indonesia Contemporary Art, Loft Gallery, Hong Kong dan Barcelona
  • Insomnia48, Old Parliament House, Singapura

2003

  • Read, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • LOVE, Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • In-Between, Andi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Exploring Vacuum, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2002

  • An Unseen Scenery, collaboration work for Cemeti Art House in Gwangju Biennale, Korea Selatan
  • Read, British Council, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • AWAS! Closing Exhibition, Bentara Budaya Jakarta, Indonesia

2001

  • Printmaking in the Future, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Not Just Political, Museum Haji Widayat, Magelang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
  • Milik Nggendhong Lali, Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • 10th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh, Bangladesh

2000

  • Reformasi Indonesia: Protest in Beeld 1995-2000, Nusantara Museum, Delft, Belanda
  • A Half Century Indonesian Printmaking, Bentara Budaya Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Art on T-Shirt, Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1999

  • Lontar Art Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 6th Yogyakarta Biennial, Purna Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Knalpot, Fine Arts Exhibition, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Knalpot, Fine Arts Exhibition, Museum Puri Lukisan Ubud, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
  • Soul Ties, The Land and Her People, Singapore Art Museum, Singapura
  • Ipoh Art Festival, Ipoh, Malaysia
  • …, Fukido Gallery, Jepang
  • Makassar Art Forum ’99, Ujung Pandang, Sulawesi Tenggara, Indonesia
  • AWAS! Recent Art from Indonesia, Benteng Vredeburg Yogyakarta, Indonesia, travelling exhibition to Australia (Melbourne-Canberra-Sydney-Cairns), Jepang (Hiroshima-Asahikawa) dan Eropa (Aachen, Berlin).

1998

  • Asia Print Adventure 1998, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Jepang
  • Crossing the Border, Galleria Jangva, Helsinki, Finlandia

1997

  • 5th Yogyakarta Biennial, Purna Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Slot in the Box, Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Saksi Mata, Graphic Exhibition, Bentara Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1996

  • Raga Semar Exhibition, Bentara Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Indonesia Art Awards Exhibition, ASEAN Secretary Building, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 10th Jakarta Biennial, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Gelar Budaya Rakyat, Sultan’s Palace, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Works on Paper, Dogget Street Studio, Newstean Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

1994

  • TANK, drawing exhibition, Faculty of Fine Arts Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI), Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Retrospective Exhibition of Yogyakarta Print Art (1950-1990), Purna Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Chejun Pra-Biennial, Chejun Island, Korea Selatan
  • ASEAN Workshop, Symposium and Exhibition on Aesthetics, Takasimaya Gallery, Singapura

1992

  • Yogyakarta Print Exhibition, Purna Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Binal – Experimental Arts (an alternative exhibition simultaneous with the Yogyakarta Biennial), Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1991

  • Yogyakarta Young Painters Exhibition, Purna Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1990

  • Travelling Exhibition, Malang/Surabaya/Bali Art Council, Indonesia
  • Cartoon Exhibition, Gedung UC Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Yogyakarta Art Festival, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

ART PROJECTS

2011 

  • Pause: Automatic Drawing Simple and Dangerous, Langgeng Art Foundation, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2009

  • Grantee of the Orientation Trip for Dutch and Foreign Art Professionals to Latin America (Brazil, Argentina and Peru), Programme of Prince Claus Fund and Mondriaan Foundation, both are based in the Netherlands

2008

  • Participant in Cultural Stakeholders Meeting Asia, organized by the Center for the Study of Cultural and Society (CSCS) in Bangalore, India
  • Curator Movement Indonesian Animation at Artissima Cinema Museum, Turin, Italia
  •  Comic Project: Sama-Sama, Indonesian and Japan Comic Artist, Japan Foundation
  • Contributor at Electric Palm Tree, Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2006

  • Lecture, De Appel Contemporary Art Centre, Amsterdam, Belanda
  • Seminar dan workshop Be(com)ing Dutch, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, Belanda
  • Organizing public lecture by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Kuan-Hsing Chen and Hilman Farid, The Possibilities of Cultural Movement Today in Yogyakarta, collaboration with KUNCI Cultural Studies, Yayasan Seni Cemeti, and Program Magister Ilmu Religi & Budaya (IRB) Universitas Sanata Dharma Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2005

  • Curator in visual art exhibition of Festival Kesenian Yogyakarta XVII, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Speaker in Corkcaucus, Art and Democracy, an International Symposium, Corkcaucus Centre, Cork, Irlandia
  • Curator in documentation photography exhibition Maju Mundur Pendidikan, for the 50th Anniversary of Sanata Dharma University, Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Member of team artistic for Re:publik – Searching Public Space Through Temporary Visual Art, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2004-2005

  • Project officer of Short Wave: Human Mobility, Borders & Boundaries, visual art project in Southeast Asia, Cemeti Art Foundation, Indonesia – Malaysia

2004

  • Curator for Lima Kamar / Five Rooms, Puri Art Gallery, Malang, Indonesia

2003

  • Project Officer of Fixing the Bridge, International Artist Initiative Meeting, collaboration between Cemeti Art Foundation & Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Curator in Modernization and Urbanization, Seoul-Asia Art Now, Marronier Art Center, Seoul, Korea Selatan

Des 2001 – May 2003

  • Reconstruct and Re-concept Kedai Kebun Restaurant & Gallery to be Kedai Kebun Forum (KKF), an art space in Yogyakarta, consisting gallery, performance space, “HALTE” a text learning media in art, bookstore, and restaurant. KKF is a small community established with the purpose of providing an arena of learning and studying, in the context of developing sensibilities to all phenomena  of social transformation through art. KKF is funded by its restaurant.

2002

  • Speaker in Art & Community, Seoul, Korea Selatan
  • Speaker in The Remembrance of a City, The History of a Space, an International Symposium on Alternative Space, Seoul, Korea Selatan

1996

  • Founder Kedai Kebun Gallery and Restaurant, Yogyakarta,      Indonesia

WORK EXPERIENCES

2008

  • Direktur Artistik Yogyakarta Art Festival 2008

2007

  • Direktur Artistik Yogyakarta Art Festival 2007 

2003 – sekarang

  • Direktur Artistik Kedai Kebun Forum Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2004 – now    

  • The Chairperson of Cemeti Art Foundation, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2000 – 2004

  • Research and Development in Cemeti Art Foundation, Yogyakarta

1999 – 2003

  • Project Officer of the publication of Aspects of Indonesian Visual Arts

2002

  • Editor and Illustrator of Marginal Sites, published by Enrique Publisher, Jakarta, Indonesia

1996

  • Project Officer of the publication of OUTLET: Yogyakarta within Indonesia Contemporary Art Scene

1995 – 2000

  • Domestic Art Program at Cemeti Art Foundation, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1994 – now

  • Freelance Illustrator

WORKS IN COLLECTION

Heden, Den Haag, Belanda

Singapore Art Museum, Singapura

National Art Council, Singapura

Queensland Arts Gallery, Australia

Graphic Atellier Utrecht, Belanda

KLM, Belanda

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta, Indonesia

Deutsche Bank, Jakarta, Indonesia

Artpoli Gallery, Belanda

Nadi Galeri, Jakarta, Indonesia

Oei Hong Djien’s private museum, Indonesia

Loft Gallery, Hong Kong & Barcelona, Spanyol

Permanent loan on Van Abbe Museum, Eidhoven, Belanda

Cemeti Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

PRIVATE COLLECTION
Indonesia, Malaysia, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Thailand, Singapore, Germany, Belgium, Australia, France

AWARDS

1996

  • Best Work, Philip Morris Indonesian Art Awards, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Honorable Mentioned by the Jurors of the Philip Morris Groups of Companies ASEAN Art Awards

1994

  • Best Print, McDonalds Awards, 2nd Lustrum, Institut Seni Indonesia, Yogyakarta, Indnesia

1992

  • Best Print, VI Dies Natalies, Institut Seni Indonesia, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

CONTACTS

Mailing Address
Kedai Kebun Forum
Jl. Tirtodipuran No. 3 Yogyakarta 55143 Indonesia

Phone
Office : +62 (0) 274 376 114

E-mail
mailto:forumkedaikebun@gmail.com

Website
http://www.kedaikebun.com