Indieguerillas, founded in 1999, is a duet of artist from Yogyakarta-Indonesia. They are the couple Santi Ariestyowanti, and Dyatmiko“Miko”Bawono. The former has the Visual Communication Design background and the latter Interior Design. Both are alumni of The Faculty of Art of the Indonesian Institute of the Arts in Yogyakarta (ISI Yogyakarta). In addition to their being known for their interest in folklores, Indieguerillas are also recognized for their proficiency at visual effects and inter-media experimentation in their works.


Miko Bawono
Born in Kudus, Central Java, Indonesia, October 24, 1975
Graduated from Department of Interior Design,
Visual Art Faculty, Indonesia Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta.
Currently Work and Live in Sleman, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Santi Ariestyowanti
Born in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, March 21, 1977
Graduated from Department of Visual Communication Design, Visual Art Faculty,
Indonesia Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta.
Currently Work and Live in Sleman, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Solo Exhibition
2010  Indie what? Indie who?, Garis Art Space, Jakarta
2008  Fools’lore: Folklore Reload, Biasa Artspace, Bali

Group Exhibition
2009  CROSS/PIECE, Galeri Canna Jakarta
2009  Biennale Jogja X: Jogja Jamming, JNM Yogyakarta
2009  Animamix Biennial : Visual Attrack & Attack, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan
2009  Borderless World, 2nd Anniversary Srisasanti Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2009  In Rainbow, Esa Sampoerna Art House, Surabaya, Indonesia
2009  Blueprint for Jogja, Tembi Contemporary, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2009  HEROISME, Mon Decor Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
2008  Jawa Baru, GarisArt, Jakarta, Indonesia
2008  Artissima 15, Not only China Please, Turin, Italy
2008  Refresh: New Strategies in Indonesian Contemporary Art. Valentine Willy Fine Art, Singapore
2008  Hello Print, EDWIN Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
2008  Wedding: Loro Blonyo, Gedung Tri Juang, Magelang, Indonesia
2008  Jawa Baru, Srisasanti Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2008  Freedom, MON DECOR, TBY Yogyakarta, Galeri Nasional, Indonesia
2008  Perang Kembang, Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2008  69 Seksi Nian, Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2008  Boys|Girls-Contemporary Art, Youth Life and Culture in Two Parts, EDWIN Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
2008  STICKERPHIEND Expo, Sticker Art Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ, US 2008  
2008  STICKER EXPO 2008, Sticker Art Exhibition, Curitiba, Brazil
2007  Lullaby, V-art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2007  Neo Nation, Jogja National Museum- Biennale Jogja, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2007  Shadows of Prambanan, Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2007  ARTVERTISING, Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
2007  Insert Character, Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2007  Shout Out, Yogyakarta Arts Festival, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2007  TEAR OFF | DIY : MIA, Miami International University of Art and Design, Miami FL
2007  Latex for Fun, Stop the dictatorship of vinyl, Barcelona
2007  Massive Territory, Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
2006  Wedding: Tobacco & Art, Gedung Tri Juang, Magelang, Indonesia
2005  Di Sini & Kini, Sagan Area - Biennale Jogja, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2005  Urban/Culture, CP Biennale 2005, Museum Bank Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
2005  Culture Clash, Via via Yogyakarta & Via via Antwerpen, Belgium
2004  Barcode, Festival Kesenian Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2003  Exploring Vacuum, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2002  Signes, Cemeti Art House Yogyakarta, Indonesia


  1. "Latex for Fun, Stop the dictatorship of vinyl: Designer toys for the people". Book published by Die Gestalten Verlag, Berlin, Germany. A project about toys, with a do-it-yourself ethic.
  2. THE ARK PROJECT, an Illustrated Animal Bible by Artist from All Over The World by DGPH. Published by System Design Limited, IdN Magazine 2009.Just like Noah saved the animal species in his ark, this project will try to rescue the ones surrounding us today inside this book.The idea was to create an animal bible showing the different species around the globe through the eyes of artists from each corner of the planet. Each of them selected a creature -an animal or species- to represent their birth place, which will be added to the Ark over 200 artists from all over the world involved.
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