Born: October 9th, 1960, Emmeloord, The Netherlands
Lives and works in Yogyakarta, Indonesia since 1984

Education
1978 - 1984 Fine Art Academy ‘Minerva’, Groningen, The Netherlands
1984 Art Institute Jakarta (IKJ), Jakarta, Indonesia
1985 - 1986 Indonesian Institute of the Arts (ISI), Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Solo Exhibitions (a selection since 1999)
2009
• ‘Zipper Zone’, s.14, Bandung, Indonesia

2006
• ‘De meeloper / the follower’, Artoteek Den Haag, The Netherlands
• ‘Shelter me’, Gaya Fusion Art Space, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

2005
• ‘Asal’, Etemad Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2004
• ‘The Shelter’, Valentine Willy Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2002
• ‘Moral Pointers’ Lontar Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

2001
• ‘I Eat you eat me’, The Art Center, Center of Academic Resources, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

2000
• 'Saya makan kamu makan saya’, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
• 'Saya makan kamu makan saya’, Lembaga Indonesia-Perancis, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1999
• Temporary Space, Sapporo, Japan

Group Exhibitions (a selection since 1999)
2009
• 'Re- Addressing Identities’, Katonah Museum, New York, USA
• 'Blue Print’, Tembi Contemporaries, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
• 'Enam Pekan Perempuan’ Salahara Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
• 'ASEAN Contemporary Art Exchange’, Thamada Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar

2008
• 'From jail to canvas’, Salihara Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
• 'A Decade of Dedication: Ten Years Revisited’, Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung, Indonesia
• '8888’, la Cartuja, Sevilla, Spain
• '8888’, Cultural Council, Sitges, Spain
• '10th Sonsbeek: Grandeur’, park Sonsbeek, Arnhem, The Netherlands
• 'Urban Concerns’ Bildmuseet, Umeå, Swedia

2007
• 'Kuota’, National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
• 'Yogyakarta Biennale, 'Neo-nation’, Taman Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
• '22nd International Art Exhibition’, Selasar Sunaryo Art Space’, Bandung, Indonesia
• 'The Curtain Opens’, National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
• '100 tahun Affandi’, Taman Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
• 'Very Fun Park II’, Fubon Art Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan
• 'Fashion Accidentally’, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Taipei, Taiwan
• 'Shelter’, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle – Heino, The Netherlands
• 'Wherever we go’, San Francisco Institute of the Arts, San Francisco, USA

2006
• 'Saigon Open City’, War Museum, Ho Chi Ming City, Vietnam
• 'Wherever we go’, Spazio Oberdan, Milan, Italia
• 'Nederland 1’, Museum Gouda, Gouda, the Netherlands
• 'Flucht Vertreibung Intergration’, Haus de Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn - Deutschen Historischen Museum, Berlin – Zeitgeschichtlichen Forum, Leipzig, Germany

2005
• 'Taboo and Transgression in Contemporary Indonesian Art’, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
• 'GRID # 2’, Eof Art Space, Paris, France
• 'Urban Culture’, CP Biennale II, Museum Bank Indonesia, Jakarta
• 'Ripe’, Bentara Budaya, Jakarta, Indonesia
• 'Yokohama 2005: International Triennale of Contemporary Art’, Yamashita Pier, Yokohama, Japan
• 'Natural Selection’, Linden – St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, Australia
• 'Go Inside’, Tirana Biennale, Galeria Kombetare e Arteve, Tirana, Albania

2004
• 'Identities versus Globalisation’, Chang Mai Art Museum, Chang Mai, Thailand - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bangkok - Dahlem Museum, Berlin, Germany
• 'Artscope’, Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung, Indonesia
• 'Asian Traffic’, Asia-Australia Contemporary Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia
• 'Reformasi’, Sculpture Square, Singapore
• 'Living with HIV-Aids – artists responding on HIV Aids’, Queens Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
• 'Art Summit’, National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
• 'Menimbang dunia perempuan’, Taman Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2003
• 'GRID’ Erasmushuis, Jakarta
• 'Witnessing to Silence’ Canberra Contemporary Art Space, as part of the ANU Humanities Research Centre project;
• Art and Human Rights, Canberra, Australia
• 'Interpellation’, CP Open Biennale, National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
• 'Sorak-Sorai Identitas’, Galeri Langgeng, Magelang, Indonesia
• 'Country-bution’ Yogyakarta Biennale VII, Taman Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2002
• 'EV+A 2002’, Limerick, Ireland
• 'Site + Sight: translating cultures’, LaSalle College of the Arts, Sculpture Square, Singapore
• 'Gwangju Biennale’, Gwangju, Korea
• 'Visual Poetry’, Hokkaido Museum of Literature, Sapporo, Japan
• 'OPEN 2002, 5th International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations’, Venice Lido, Italy
• 'GRID’, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2001
• 'Palu – Indonesia Forum’, Palu, Sulawesi, Indonesia
• 'Not I am I’, Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
• 'Floating Chimeras’, Edsvik Art, Sollentuna, Sweden
• 'ARS 01’, KIASMA Museum, Helsinki, Finland

2000
• 'Reformasi Indonesia’, Museum Nusantara, Delft, The Netherlands

1999
• 'Womanifesto '99’, Saranrom Park, Bangkok, Thailand
• 'Soul Ties’, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
• 'Third Asia-Pacific Triennial’, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
• 'Festival Pekan Seni Ipoh IV ’99’, Art Foundation Perak, Perak, Malaysia
• 'Makasar Art Forum’, Ujung Pandang, Indonesia

Performances
2009
• 'Follow Me’, Disclosed Territories, Lemah Putih, Solo, Indonesia

2008
• 'The constructor’, Senthong Seni, Bantul, Indonesia

2007
• 'This land is ours’, Padepokan Lemah Putih, Solo, Indonesia

2004
• 'Rubber Time II’ Asia-Australia Contemporary Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia
• 'Do I need to feed you? IV’, Via-via café, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
• 'Nyuwun den’, Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2003
• 'Rubber Time I’ Theertha International Artists Workshop 2003, Lunugangga, Sri Lanka
• 'Rubber Time II’ Yogyakarta Biennale VII, Taman Budaya Sosietet, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2002
• 'Under Cover’, Lontar Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

2001
• 'Under Cover’ The Art Center, Center of Academic Resources, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
• 'Do I need to feed you? I’, EAT ME Restaurant, Bangkok, Thailand
• 'Do I need to feed you? II’, Jakarta; Habituspublik 2001, Blok M Plaza, Jakarta, Indonesia
• 'Do I need to feed you? III’, Edsvik, Sollentuna, Swedia

2000
• 'Under Cover’, Lembaga Indonesia-Perancis, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1999
• 'Hi Inlander’, APT3, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

1998
• 'Pribumi’, Marlioboro Street, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Art Projects
2006
• “Leben Gundlings Friedrich von Preüssen Lessings Schlaf Traum Schrei”, Heiner Müller Foundation, Lichtenberg, Berlin

2004
'Seeing with foreign eyes…”, Flying Circus, Theater works, Singapore

2003
• Collaboration at Studio 106 with Amanda Heng, Singapore
• 'Theertha International Artists Workshop’, Lunagangga, Sri Lanka

2002
• 'Art of Bamboo’, Nitiprayan village near Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1996
• 'Kita Makan Apa Hari Ini’, Surabaya Art Festival, Surabaya, Indonesia

1993
• 'Art and Environment’ cremation place Pralina at Munduk Village, Bali, Goethe Institute, Jakarta, Indonesia

1991
• 'Inspiraties I', City Theatre, Arnhem, The Netherlands
• 'Inspiraties I', Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem, The Netherlands

Residencies
2004 Rimbun Dahan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2003 Studio 106, LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, Singapore
2001 Art Center, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.

Grants
1998 Travel grant to Sapporo from The Japan Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia
1988- 1991 Artists' work grants from The Ministry of Culture and Education, The Netherlands

Awards
2006 The John D. Rockefeller 3rd Award, New York, USA together with Nindityo Adipurnomo
2008 Academic Art Award #2, Jogja Gallery / Indonesia Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, together with Nindityo Adipurnomo
 
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