FX HARSONO
Biography

1949
Born in Blitar (east Java), Indonesia. Lives and works in Jakarta (Indonesia).

1969 - 1974
Studied painting at STSRI 'ASRI', Yogyakarta (Indonesia).

1987 - 1991
Studied at IKJ (Jakarta Art Institute).

1985 - 1997
Lecturer, the Faculty of Art and Design IKJ (Jakarta Art Institute).

2005 - 2013
Lecturer, the Faculty of Art and Design, Pelita Harapan University, Tangerang (west Java).

Solo Exhibitions

2016
The Chronicles Of Resilience, Tyler Rollins, New York, United State of America.
Gazing on identity / Menerawang Identitas, ARNDT Fine Art, Gillman Barracks, Singapore.

2015
The Life and The Chaos Object, Images and Words / Kehidupan dan Khaos: Benda, Citra dan Kata-kata, Erasmus Huis, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Beyond Identity, Nexus Arts Gallery, Adelaide, Australia.

2014
Things Happen When We Remember / Kita Ingat Maka Terjadilah, Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung, Indonesia.

2013
"what we have here perceived as truth/ we shall some day encounter as beauty", Jogja National Museum, Jogjakarta.

2012
Writing In The Rain, Tyler Rollins, New York, United State of America.

2010
FX Harsono: Testimonies, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore.
Re:petisi/posisi, Langgeng Art Foundation, Yogyakarta.

2009
The Erased Time, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta.
Surviving Memories, Vanessa Art Link, Beijing, China.

2008
Aftertaste, Koong Gallery, Jakarta.

2007
Titik Nyeri/ Point of Pain, Langgeng Icon Gallery, Jakarta.

2004
Mediamor(e)phosa, Puri Galllery, Malang, Indonesia.

2003
Displaced, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta.
Displaced, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta.

1998
Victim, Cemeti Art Gallery, Yogyakarta.

1996
Suara (Voice), Cemeti Art Gallery, Yogyakarta.

1994
Suara (Voice), National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta.

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2017
Rosa's Wound, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan.

2016
20th Biennale Of Sydney, Sydney Australia.
Art-Jog 2016, Jogja National Museum, Jogyakarta.
BACC International Exhibition: Concept Context Contestation: “art and the collective in Southeast Asia”, Cemeti Art House, Jogyakarta.
Rethinking Home Group show at New Dakota Art Space, Amsterdam.

2015
Videos from South-East Asia' curated by Iola Lenzi, in the framework of Art Paris Art Fair 2015, Grand Palais and at the Silencio Club, Paris, France.
Tell Me My Truth, group exhibition artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific at 4A, Sydney, Australia.

2014
The Roving Eye, Contemporary Art From Southeast Asia, Arter Space for Art, Istanbul, Turkey.
Past Traditions / New Voices in Asian Art, Hofstra University Museum, New York, United State of America.
Market Forces 2014, From Conceptualism to Abstraction, Osage Art Foundation & City University of Hong Kong.

2013
Concept Context Contestation, Art and the collective in Southeast Asia, Bangkok Art And Cultural Center, Bangkok, Thailand.
Seeing Painting: Conversations Before The End of History, Sangkring Art Space, Jogyakarta. Indonesia.
Jogja Biennale XII, Jogja, Jogja Nasional Museum, Jogyakarta. Indonesia.
Collection: Photography | screenings "Writing in the rain", National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia.
Sip! Indinesian Art Today, Group show at ARNDT Gallery, Gillman Barracks, Singapore.
Quota 2013, Langgeng Art Foundation, Yogyakarta.
Outspoken. Group show at Biasa Art Space, Bali, Indonesia.
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back — Us and Institution, Us as Institution, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China.
Sip! Indinesian Art Today, Group show at ARNDT Gallery, Berlin.
Indonesian Painting I, Group show at Equator Art Project, Singapore.

2012
Beyond Geography by South Asian Visual Art Centre (SAVAC) at Art Toronto.
What is it to be Chinese? Group exhibition at Grimmuseum, Berlin.
Encounter, Royal Academy In Asia, group exhibition at Institute Of Contemporary Art, Lasalle, Singapore.
Edge of Elsewhere, group exhibition artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific at 4A, Sydney, Australia.
Archive-Reclaim doc, group exhibition at National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta.
Migration, ARNDT, Sydney.
Contemporary Indonesia, Ben Brown Fine Arts London, London, UK.

2011
Edge of Elsewhere, group exhibition artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific at 4A, Sydney, Australia.
Closing The Gap, Melbourne Institute Of Fine Art (MIFA). Melbourne, Australia.
Negotiating Home, History and Nation: Two Decades of Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia, 1991 - 2011, Singapore Art museum, Singapore.
Beyond The Self, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia.
Asia: Looking South, ARNDT Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
NOW INK: A Call For New Perceptions - a special project at 5th SH Contemporary, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai.
4th Moscow Biennale, Moscow Russian.
Beyond The East, Macro, Rome Italy.

2010
Contemporaneity/Contemporary Art in Indonesia, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai.
Recent Art From Indonesia: Contemporary Art-Turn, SBinArtPlus, Singapore.
Pleasures of Chaos, Inside New Indonesian Art, Primo Marella Gallery, Milano, Italy.
Digit(all): Indonesian Contemporary New Media Practices, Umahseni, Jakarta.
Homo Ludens, Emmitan CA Gallery, Surabaya.

2009
Beyond The Dutch, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Nederland.
Face Value, Exhibition of 4 artists, Agus Suwage, Budi Kustarto, Astari Rasyid and FX Harsono at SIGIarts, Jakarta.
TechnoSign, Surabaya Art Link, Surabaya.
Milestone, Vanessa Art Link, Jakarta.

2008
Highlight, ISI, Jogya National Museum, Yogyakarta.
Art With Accent, Group Exhibition four country China, Japan, Korea and Indonesia, Guang Zhou, China.
ALLEGORICAL BODIES, A-Art contemporary space, Tai Pei City, Taiwan.2008.
Res Publicum, Canna Gallery, Jakarta.
3rd Nanjing Triennialle, Nanjing, China.
Manifesto, National Gallery, Jakarta.
Space/spacing, Semarang Gallery, Semarang.

2007
Quota 2007, Langgeng- Icon Gallery, Jakarta.
Artchipelago Alert, Tonyraka Contemporary Art Gallery, Ubud Bali.
Imagine Affandi, National Archive Centre, Jakarta, Organize by Semarang Gallery.

2006
Out Now, Singapore Art Museum. Singapore.
The Past Forgotten Time, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta.
Anti Aging, Gaya Fusion Contemporary Art Space, Ubud Bali.

2005
Quota 2005, Langgeng- Icon Gallery, Jakarta.
Taboo and Transgression in Contemporary Indonesian Art, Herbert F. Johnson of Art Museum, Cornel University, USA.
Text Me, Sharman Gallery, Sidney, Australia.
Eksodus Barang, Nadi Gallery, Jakarta.
Reformasi, Sculpture Square, Singapore.

2003
Exploring Vacuum 2, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta.
CP Open Biennalle, Jakarta.

2001
Membaca Frida Kahlo, Nadi Gallery, Jakarta.
International Print Triennial, Kanagawa, Yokohama, Japan.
Print in The Future, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta.

2000
Reformasi Indonesia, Protest in Beeld, Museum Nusantara, Delft, Netherland.
The Third Kwangju Biennial, Kwangju, Korea.
Setengah Abad Seni Grafis Indonesia, Bentara Budaya, Jakarta.

1999
Art Document 1999, Kanazu Forest Museum, Kanazu, Japan.
Volume & Form, Singapore.

1998
Meet 3:3 (3 Indonesian artists, 3 Germany artists), Purna Budaya, Yogyakarta.

1997
Slot in the Box, Cemeti Art Gallery, Yogyakarta.
International Contemporary Art Festival, Tokyo, Japan (NICAF).

1996
Museum City Project, Fukuoka, Japan.
Tradition/Tension, Asia Society, New York (continued to Vancouver (Canada), Perth (Australia), Seoul (Korea).

1995
Asian Modernism, Japan Foundation, Tokyo, Japan.

1994
Jakarta Biennial Contemporary Art Taman Ismail Marzuki (TIM), Jakarta.

1993
Baguio Art Festival, Baguio, Philippines.
Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.

1992
Artist Regional Exchange (ARX 3), Perth, Australia.
Artists Week, Adelaide Festival, Adelaide, Australia.

1987
Pasar Raya Dunia Fantasi, Seni Rupa Baru (SRB) Proyek I, TIM, Jakarta.

1985
Proses 85, Art on the Environment, Galeri Seni Rupa Ancol, Jakarta (in coorperation with Walhi and SKEPHI).

1982
Environmental art, Parangtritis Beach, Yogyakarta.

1979
Gerakan Seni Rupa Baru (New Art Movement III), TIM, Jakarta.

1977
Gerakan Seni Rupa Baru (New Art Movement II), TIM, Jakarta.

1976
Concept, New At Movement, Balai Budaya, Jakarta.

1975
Established New Art Movement (Gerakan Seni Rupa Baru) with 10 young artists (Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Bandung and Sekolah Tinggi Seni Rupa Indonesi "ASRI"(STSRI "ASRI",Yogyakarta).
1st Exhibition Gerakan Seni Rupa Baru (New At Movement), TIM, Jakarta.

1974
Black December Movement in Jakarta.
All Indonesia Painting I, TIM, Jakarta.

1973
Kelompok Lima Pelukis Muda (KLPM), Yogyakarta, Solo, Indonesia.

Artist in Residences

2002-2003
The Amsterdam Grafisch Atelier, Amsterdam, Netherland.

1992
School of Art, the South Australian University, Adelaide, Australia.

Public Collections

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan
Ullen Foundation Collection
Singapore Art Museum
National Gallery of Singapore, Singapore
Sherman Foundation, Sydney, Australia
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, Australia
OHD Museum, Magelang, Indonesia
Arthub Asia, Far East Far West collection, Shanghai
The National Gallery of Indonesia

Awards

2015 Joseph Balestier Award For the Freedom of Art, from U.S. Embassy Singapore – Art Stage Singapore
2014 Prince Clause Fund Laureate award
2014 Anugrah Adhikarya Rupa 2014 Award, from Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Indonesia

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