Born: Jakarta/November 4, 1981

Education: Bachelor’s Degree of Communication, Social Politics Faculty, Gadjah Mada University (August 1999 - August 2005)

Production Management (Management, facilitating internal) & Organizational

  • Founder and Project Officer of Puppet Theatre Workshop "Dunia Kecilku" in Gardanalla Theatre (2002-2004)
  • Manager and Product Designer of TEAPOT Ceramic Studio (2004-2006)
  • Project Officer workshop "Play My Clay" in TEAPOT Studio, Yogyakarta (2004-2006)
  • Project Officer Assistant in Gerilya Project #3 held by Cemeti Art Foundation (now IVAA) (2005-2006)
  • Founder and Project Officer of "AKUOKE!", a program for children who became earthquake victims in Sampangan, Bantul and Kebonagung –Imogiri, in cooperation with Cemeti Art Foundation (now IVAA) (June-November 2006)
  • Founder and Program Manager of Papermoon Puppet Theatre (2006 - now)

Papermoon Puppet Performances (selected):

  • Puppet play "Terong Mas", in the opening event of Taman Pintar Yogyakarta and "Tell the Story", in cooperation with 1001 Buku community, Yogyakarta (May 2006), as director, scriptwriter and actor
  • Puppet play "Cilly, Lupi and a Treasure", road show for earthquake victims in Klaten & Bantul - Yogyakarta, in cooperation with World Vision Indonesia (September-November 2006), as director, scriptwriter and actor
  • Puppet performance "The Story of A Man Who Eat Moon", in cooperation with National Department of Education 2007, The Gate Café Yogyakarta (January 18, 2007), as director, scriptwriter and actor
  • Participant of puppet workshop and performance "Kreteg", in collaboration with Snuff Puppet (Australia) in Alun-alun Yogyakarta, held by Bagong Kussudiardja Foundation (May 20 - June 3, 2007)
  • Puppet performance "Sikayasuha Creates a Human 2", in Taman Budaya Yogyakarta in cooperation with Kolong Tangga Museum Yogyakarta (February 3, 2008) –as director.
  • Puppet performance for Adults "Man’s Flaws in Mona’s Heart". In CCF Yogyakarta (April 30, 2008)– as director and puppeteer.
  • Puppet performance "PESTA BONEKA" collaboration with 5 artists from Indonesia, Mexico, French and Australia (April-May 2008) - as director, scriptwriter, puppeteer.
  • Puppet performance "Nothings Perfect, Honey... I say sorry", in Hooyong Perfoming Arts Centre, South Korea (May, 2009) – as director, puppeteer.
  • Puppet performance "Gifts from Korea", in Launching IVAA (June, 2009) – as director, puppeteer.
  • Puppet performance "Two Shoes For Dancing", in Valentine Willie Fine Arts Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (August, 2009) – as director, puppeteer.
  • Puppet Video "POHON KECIL", launched in October,2009, in collaborating with Ma Petite Crokette (French) – as director, scriptwriter, and puppeteer.
  • Puppet performance "No More Waiting", in Puppet Uprising, Philadelphia, US (December 5-6th, 2009) – as director, puppeteer
  • Puppet performance "MAU APA - New York version", in Spaghetti Dinner-Judson Memorial Church, New York, US (December 29, 2009) – as director, puppeteer.
  • Puppet performance "Suitcase of Life", in Puppet Blok-Dixon Place, New York, US (February 5-6th, 2009), Puppet Cabaret at St. Stephen Church, Washington DC, US – as director, puppeteer.
  • Puppet performance "IMAGO", in Yogyakarta (Indonesia), Hanoi & Hue (Vietnam) in collaboration with Dessacorde -French (May-June 2010) – as puppeteer
  • Puppet performance for Teenage and Adults, "MWATHIRIKA". In CCF Yogyakarta & Goethe Institute Jakarta (December-Januari 2010) – as scriptwriter, director, puppeteer.
  • Puppet performance "MAU APA - Indian version", in Ishara Puppet Festival, New Delhi-India (February 2011) – as director, puppeteer.
  • Puppet performance "SIRDUSKARKUS" in Festival Wayang Nusantara, Jakarta (July 2011) – as director, puppeteer
  • Puppet performance "Setjangkir Kopi dari Plaja" in an antique shop, Yogyakarta (December 2011) – as director, puppeteer
  • Puppet performance "LIVING ROOM" in collaboration with Issui Minegishi, in Hachibankan, Koganecho, Yokohama-Japan (February 2012) – as director, puppeteer
  • Puppet performance for Teenage and Adults, "MWATHIRIKA" at Kennedy Center, Wahington DC, USA (Sept 2012)
  • Puppet performance for Teenage and Adults, "MWATHIRIKA" at Williams Center of The Arts, Laffayette College, Easton, Pennysilvania, USA (Sept 2012)
  • Puppet performance for Teenage and Adults, "MWATHIRIKA" at Halbritter Center Juniata College, Huntingdon - Pennysilvania, USA (Sept 2012)
  • Puppet performance for Teenage and Adults, "MWATHIRIKA" at Weis Performing arts Center, Bucknell University, Lewisburg-Pennysilvania, USA (Sept 2012)
  • Puppet performance for Teenage and Adults, "MWATHIRIKA" at West Liberty, Iowa, USA (Sept 2012)
  • Puppet performance for Teenage and Adults, "MWATHIRIKA" at RISD Theatre, Providence-Rhode Island, USA (Sept 2012)
  • Puppet performance for Teenage and Adults, "MWATHIRIKA" at Asia Society, New York City, USA (Sept 2012)
  • Puppet performance for Teenage and Adults, "MWATHIRIKA" at Asean Puppetry Festival, Singapore (November 2012)
  • Puppet performance for all ages, "LAKI LAKI LAUT (Men Of The Sea)", commissioned work for ARTJOG 2013 (July 2013)

Community Work (Facilitation)

  • Facilitator in "Play My Clay" (for children and youth) in: Bener village, Yogyakarta (2002-2003), Minggiran village, Yogyakarta (2004), Bejen village, Borobudur - Central Java (2003-2007), Al Gifari Orphan House - Yogyakarta (June 2005), Anak Wayang Indonesia, Yogyakarta (May 2007)
  • Facilitator in "Clay Workshop for Children" in cooperation with DAGADU - Yogyakarta (2004)
  • Facilitator Assistant of Rudi Corens (Belgium) in story telling workshop held by Gardanalla Theatre, in Yogyakarta (July 25 – 26, 2006)
  • Facilitator of Art on World, puppet theatre workshops for children who became earthquake victims in Bantul and Klaten, in cooperation with World Vision (September-November 2006)
  • Facilitator of Reviving Imogiri Folk Batik, puppet workshop in cooperation with Jogja Heritage Society, which is aimed to the children of batik’s artist in Imogiri Bantul (December 10, 2006)
  • Facilitator of plastic bottle puppet workshops "Botol Kaget", in cooperation with National Department of Education 2007, Yogyakarta (December 18th, 2006 –January 18th, 2007)
  • Facilitator of Animation workshop for children with Kuschen (Dutch) and Handi (Bandung), in cooperation with Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta (March 30th, 2007)
  • Facilitator of puppet workshop for children in collaboration with c’koi ce cirk compagnie (France), in Sanggar Giri Gino Guno, Bantul (May 26th, 2007)
  • Facilitator of workshop about logo and sign "Home Sweet Home" in collaboration with Home Sweet Home Berlin in Yogyakarta (July 4th -6th, 2007)
  • Facilitator of "Story Telling with Puppet Theatre as Media" Workshop about puppet theatre for librarians, in cooperation with Coca Cola Foundation in Malang (July 17th -18th, 2007)
  • Facilitator of "Listening Indonesia", puppet workshop for university students about crime in their daily life, in cooperation with Pondok Rakyat Foundation in Padang Panjang-Sumatera (October 25th – 28th, 2008)
  • Facilitator of giant puppets community arts workshop, "Golek Gung Bantul", in cooperation with Bagong Kusudiardjo Foundation in Bantul (November 15th – 30th,2007)
  • Facilitator of puppet theatre workshop for sea conservation educator in cooperation with Conservation International Indonesia in Raja Ampat, Papua (November 30th – December 4th 2007)
  • Workshop Syllabus Development Team of " Workshop Creative Activity Based on Art for Teachers", in cooperation with Bagong Kussudiardjo Foundation (January 7th– 11th,2008)
  • Facilitator of "Book’s World, Puppet’s World", workshop about puppet theatre for librarians, in cooperation with Coca Cola Foundation in Blora – Central Java (February 4th - 6th, 2008), Sukoharjo-Central Java (February 11th-13th, 2008), Cilacap - Central Java (February 2008).
  • Assistant facilitator and translator in People’s Puppet Project for Youth with Snuff Puppets (Australia), in cooperation with Bagong Kussudiardjo Foundation (June 17 – July 7, 2008)
  • Facilitator of "DREAM", puppet workshop for youth in Hanal Alternative School, South Korea (May, 2009)
  • Facilitator of "Inside My Mind", puppet workshop for youth in Singapore Youth Festival, Singapore (July-August, 2010)
  • Facilitator of "CIRCUS OF LIFE", puppet workshop for youth in Singapore Youth Festival, Singapore (July-August, 2011)
  • Facilitator of "Newspuppet", puppet workshop for 90 students in Yokohama, Japan (January, 2012)

Learning Opportunities

  • Participant of puppet workshop facilitated by das Papier Theatre from German, in Taman Budaya Yogyakarta (November 2006)
  • Participant of puppet workshop facilitated by Wilde & Vogel Puppet Theatre from German in "Jakarta Puppetry International Festival" (November 2006)
  • Participant of giant puppet workshop facilitated by Snuff Puppets Australia from Australia in People’s Puppets Project (May 2007)

Giving Lectures

  • Presentation in Theater Department of New York University, USA (December 2009)
  • Presentation in Visual Art Department of Maryland Institute and College of Art, USA (February 15th,2010)
  • Presentation in Puppetry-Theater Department of University of Connecticut, USA (March 22nd, 2010)
  • Presentation in Design Faculty of Christian University of Duta Wacana, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (July 2010)
  • Presentation and Workshop at Lafayette College, Easton, Pennysilvania (September 2012)
  • Presentation and Workshop for Juniata Valley High School, Easton, Pennysilvania (September 2012)
  • Presentation and Workshop for Theatre Class, Interpersonal Communication class at Juniata University Huntingdon. Pennysilvania (Sept 2012)
  • Presentation and Workshop at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennysilvania (Sept 2012)
  • Keynote Speaker at Australian Theatre Forum 2013, Canberra, Australia (May 2013)

Visual Art Exhibition

Commissioned Work:

  • 2013: "Finding Lunang" with Papermoon Puppet Theatre at ARTJOG 2013, Yogyakarta
  • 2011: "Circus of Life", with papermoon puppet theatre, Esplanade Theatre of The Bay, Singapore

Group Exhibitions

2013

  • Constellations: Blanc Gallery, Manila-Philipine
  • Pameran Perdana "KRACK": Krack Gallery, Yogyakarta

2012

  • Les Tonnerres de Brest, France, 2012
  • Living Room, Koganecho Area Management, Yokohama, Japan, 2012
  • Living Room, S 14, Bandung, 2012
  • Ngudang, Kendra Gallery Bali, 2012

2011

  • Mengintip Laut, LIP Yogyakarta, 2011

2009

  • Fiber Speaks, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, 2009

2005

  • Malo, Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, 2005

GRANT & AWARD

  • Grant for "BOTOL KAGET" Program. (Custom plastic bottle)
  • Visual Art Exhibition, Workshop for Children and Puppet Performance "The Man Who Eat Moon", December 18th, 2006 – January 18th, 2007
  • Sponsor: National Department of Education (Indonesia)
  • Fellowship Artist Residency of Hooyong Performing Arts Centre (South Korea), April-May 2009
  • Fellowship of Asian Cultural Council 2009-2010 in United States
  • Achievement Award "Empowering Women Artists" by Kelola, HIVOS, Ford Foundation and BIYAN (2010-2011)
  • Fellowship of AIR Koganecho in Yokohama, Japan (2012)
 
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