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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Aftertaste, Koong Gallery, Jakarta.

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

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

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

Victim, Cemeti Art Gallery, Yogyakarta.

Suara (Voice), Cemeti Art Gallery, Yogyakarta.

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

Group Exhibitions (selected)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Asian Modernism, Japan Foundation, Tokyo, Japan.

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

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

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

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

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

Environmental art, Parangtritis Beach, Yogyakarta.

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

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

Concept, New At Movement, Balai Budaya, Jakarta.

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.

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

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

Artist in Residences

The Amsterdam Grafisch Atelier, Amsterdam, Netherland.

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


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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