Akiq AW (born in Kediri, a small town in the middle of East Java province) lives and works at Yogyakarta. He is a member of MES 56, a visual art collective. His work mainly on photography medium, focusing on how human facing their everyday life, throught the system, technology and inovation that they created.

Education: Bachelor of Communication Science at Gadjah Mada University

Solo Exhibition
2010 The Order of Things, Ruang MES 56 Yogyakarta
2011 'One Man Different God' Art Dept, Good Department Plaza Indonesia

Selected Group Exhibitions
Yogyakarta Biennale XI, Shadow Lines: Indonesia meet India.
Young Artist Project 2011: Future Lab, Daegu Exco, Daegu Metropolitan City Korea
Ruang MES 56: Contemporary Photography from Indonesia, Centre fot Contemporary Phorography Melbourne
Art | Jog 11, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta.
Indonesia Nowadays at Tokyo Month of Photography, Canon Gallery Tokyo
Perfect World by Akiq AW and Agung Nigroho Widhi, dGallery Jakarta
Angsana: Southeast Asian Photographers Taking Flight, 2902 Gallery, Singapore

As contributor writer for 'Crash Project: Image Factory' SIGIarts Gallery, Jakarta
Art | JOG 10 'Indonesian Art Now: Strategies of Being' Taman Budaya Yogyakarta
'On Camera', Mes 56 Collective Exhibition at Biasa Art Space, Seminyak, Bali

'KOMPILASI: A Survey of Indonesian Contemporary Art', BUS Gallery, Melbourne,  Australia [with MES 56]

'2nd POSE: Indonesian Artists Portrait Series' Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta [with MES 56]

Mois de la Photo: OVERLOAD, Centre Culturel Francais,  Yogyakarta.

"Unfolded City" 8th Jogja Biennale 2005 at Taman Budaya Yogyakarta [with MES 56]

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