ヘリ・ドノ ⁄ Heri Dono

1960 Born in Jakarta, Indonesia

Lives and works in Yogyakarta, Indonesia


1990 International Artists Exchange Program, Christophe Merian Stiftung, Basel, Switzerland

1987 Studied Wayang Kulit with Sukasman in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1980 Indonesia Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia



Land of Freedom, Tang Contemporary Art, Hong Kong

The Parody of the Angry Power, Smith Gallery, Davidson College, North Carolina, USA

The Secret Code of Heri Dono, Studio Kalahan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Yellow Submarine, LATAR, Menara BTPN, Jakarta, Indonesia



Angel’s Exodus, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand

HERIDONOLOGY, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Zaman Edan (The Age of Craziness), STPI, Singapore



Joy/Fear, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore

56th Venice Biennale– Indonesian Pavilion, Venice, Italy

Animachines, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden



The World and I: Heri Dono’s Art Odyssey, Art:1, Jakarta, Indonesia

The World and I, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York City, New York, USA



Heri Dono – The Ship of History, Sperl Galerie, Nikolaisaal Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany

Re-PLAY, OFCA International Sarang Building, Yogyakarta, Indonesia



Merapi: Beyond the Myths, Societe Generale Private Banking Gallery, Alliance Francaise de Singapore, Singapore

The Jester’s Court, Willem Kerseboom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Heri Dono, Emerging Asian Contemporary Indonesia Vol. 2, Wada Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan



Madman Butterfly, Rossi & Rossi Gallery, London, UK

Pinnochio Syndrome (organized by Edwin’s Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia), Hong Kong International Art Fair, Hong Kong

Hommage an Raden Saleh (organized by Heimatverein Maxen e.V. und Schloss Maxen, Germany), Schloss Maxen, Dresden, Germany

The Lost Magician, Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin|Beijing, Germany



Comedy of Error, Jan Manton Gallery, Brisbane, Australia



De Dono Code, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Heridonology, Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Shadow of Trojan Horse, Tondi Gallery, Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia



Post-Ethnology Museum, Gaya Art Space, Bali, Indonesia

Nobody’s Land (organized by Edwin’s Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia), National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Ose Tara Lia – I see Nothing, OzAsia Festival, Art Space, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, Australia

Heri Dono: Pleasures of Chaos, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Dying King & I, Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia



Angels: Bang! Bang!, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, Australia

The Dream Republic, SASA Gallery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia



Heri WAR Dono, Galeri Soemardja, Bandung, Indonesia

Civilization of Oddness, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Broken Angels, Gertrude Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne, Australia



Free-D.O.M., Stiftelsen 3,14, Bergen, Norway



Who’s Afraid of Donosaurus, solo exhibition and book launching (organized by Nadi Gallery), National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia



Upside Down Mind (organized by CP Foundation), Circle Point Art Space, Washington DC, USA

Heri Dono, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, Australia

Heri Dono: a Spiritual Journey, Semarang Gallery, Central Java, Indonesia



Interrogation, Center A, Vancouver, Canada

Heri Provokes Heri, Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

Free-D.O.M., Bentara Budaya Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia

Reworking Tradition I & II, Singapore Art Museum; Nanyang Playhouse, National Institute of Education, Singapore



Trap’s Outer Rim, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Fortress of the Heart, Gajah Gallery, Singapore



Dancing Demons and Drunken Deities, The Japan Foundation Forum, Tokyo, Japan

Humor Rumor in the Republic of Cartoon, Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia



Mythical Monster in Contemporary Society, Gajah Gallery, Singapore

Virtual Reality, Erasmus Huis, Jakarta, Indonesia

Tirtara, Institut Français d’Indonésie Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia



Tanah dari Merapi, Institut Français d’Indonésie Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia



Blooming in Arms, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK



The Chair, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, Australia



Unknown Dimensions, Museum Der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland



Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Mitra Budaya Indonesia Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia



Enlightenment, ART|JOG|11, Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Nirvana: Tropical Rebirth, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand

Kembulan, Studio Kalahan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

To leave home is already half the journey, Institute of Contemporary Arts,

LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

Folkloristics, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore



Tribute to Tino Sidin, Museum Taman Tino Sidin, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Written in the Sky, Tonyraka Art Gallery, Bali, Indonesia

nDalang, Galeri Cipta Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesia Vietnam 2nd Fine Art Exhibition, Breeze Art Space, Banten, Indonesia

Serpenti Form Art Jewelry Design, Art Science Museum, Singapore and Tokyo

City View Indoor Observation Deck, Tokyo, Japan

35th Ikaisyo Indahnya Kebersamman, Studio Kalahan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

nternational Artswitch, Jogja Galeri, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Indonesia Food & Art Festival: Pameran Seni Rupa Menjadi Indonesia, Plaza Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Animamix Biennale 2017 Jakarta Series: Myths and Science, Art:1 New Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia

Matra Baru Can’s, Can’s Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now, The National Art Center, Tokyo, and Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Traces of the Future, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Prambanan Outdoor Sculpture 2017, Taman Wisata Candi Prambanan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

LINKAGE: 20TH OHD MUSEUM, OHD Museum, Magelang, Indonesia

Art Sampoerna, Sampoerna Strategic Square, Jakarta, Indonesia

The Gift, Sangkring Art Space, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Art-tivities Now, Breeze Art Space, Banten, Indonesia



4th Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

ELISION Ensemble: 30 Years, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Nature/Nuture, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York, USA

Höhenrausch 2016 – Different Angels, OÖ Kulturquartier, Linz, Austria

Art: 1 Selected Contemporary Art, ART: 1, Jakarta, Indonesia

Universal Influence, ART|JOG|9, Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

First Sight in Jogja, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia



Open Sea (organized by macLYON and the National Heritage Board, Singapore), Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon (macLYON), Lyon, France

In Search of Meaning – The Human Image in a Global Perspective, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, Netherlands Unveiling Fundamentals in Contemporary Art through Asia, OHD Museum, Magelang, Indonesia



Hands Across the Water, Baik Art, Los Angeles, USA

The Roving Eye, ARTER Space for Art, Istanbul, Turkey

Archipelagoes, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore

Fermented, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore



Art Stage Singapore, Indonesia Pavilion, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

VERSUS – Indonesian Contemporary Art, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore

4A A4, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, Australia

Grey (organised by Talenta Organiser, Jakarta, Indonesia), Grand Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Picturing Pictures (organised by Art Exchange Gallery, Singapore), Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art Museum, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Seeing Paintings: Conversations Before the End of History (organized by Gajah Gallery, Singapore), Sangkring Art Space, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Taksu Sketsa SDI (organised by Sanggar Dewata Indonesia), UPT Galerie Seni, Indonesia Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

The Eclipse of Stone, performance, Gillman Barracks, Singapore

Suka Pari Suka, collaboration, Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Outspoken, BIASA ArtSpace, Bali, Indonesia

Textile Art Berlin, Carl von Ossietzky, Berlin, Germany

Kinetika Mekanika (oragnized by Galeri Soemardja and Edwin’s Gallery), Galeri Soemardja, Bandung, Indonesia

Indonesia Contemporary Textile Art of Indonesia, GRASSI Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Cross Culture Contemporary, MiFA Asian Pacific Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia



Art Stage Singapore (organised by Edwin’s Gallery Jakarta, and Vanessa Art Link, Jakarta, Indonesia), Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Platform 2012, Jan Manton Art and Metro Arts Galleries, Brisbane, Australia

Fantasy Islands, Louise Vuitton, Island Maison, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Re.Claim, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Art Scope Basel (organised by Willem Kerseboom Galerie, Amsterdam), Basel International Art Fair 2012, Basel, Switzerland

Anniversary 250 Years of Jogjakarta & 100 Years of H.B. IX, Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

India Art Fair (organised by AndrewShire Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA), New Delhi, India

Marcel Duchamp in Southeast Asia, Equator Art Projects, Singapore

The Grand Opening Museum of Esa Sampoerna, Surabaya, Indonesia

Short Cut, Alexander Ochs Gallery Berlin|Beijing, Germany

Looking East, ART|JOG|12, A Gaze upon Indonesian Contemporary Art, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Insight, Indonesian Contemporary Art, Kunstraum Englanderbau, Vaduz, Liechtenstein

XXL State of Indonesian Art, Jogja Contemporary, Sangkring Art Space, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

VERTIGO, The Indonesian Ugliness, Ode To Art, Singapore

Homoludens #3, Emmitan CA Gallery, Surabaya, Indonesia

Intersecting Histories Contemporary in Southeast Asian Art, ADM Gallery, Singapore

Orientasi 20+, Jogja Living Artists, Grand Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Redress, Stop Human Trafficking, ION Orchard, Singapore

It’s just an Exhibition, BIASA ArtSpace, Bali, Indonesia



Negotiating Home, History and Nation: Two decades of contemporary art in Southeast Asia 1991-2011, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

Installation Arts: INDONESIA, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

4th Guangzhou Triennial, Art Domain Migration: ASEAN & China, Guangdong Museum of Art (GDMoA), Guangzhou, China

Fantasy Islands, Louis Vuitton Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Flight for Light: Indonesian Art and Religiousity, Art:1, Jakarta, Indonesia

ART|JOG|11 (organized by HPAM), Taman Budaya Jogjakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Finding Me, Semarang Contemporary Art Space, Central Java, Indonesia

EKSPANSI (organized by SIGIarts Gallery, Jakarta), Pameran Besar Patung Kontemporer Indonesia, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Jakarta-Berlin Arts Festival, foyer art performance, Admirals Palast, Berlin, Germany

Trans-Figurations Mythologies Indonesiennes, Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

PMR: CUBE Contemporary Culture Interplay, Sampurna Strategic Square Building, The Atrium, Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesian Eye: Fantasies and Realities (organized by Parallel Contemporary Art, London, UK), Ciputra World Marketing Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia (traveled to Saatchi Gallery, London, UK)

Maximum City: Survive or Escape? Jakarta Biennale XIV, Taman Ayodya, Jakarta, Indonesia

9+1, 10th Anniversary, Canna Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

Opera Jawa, collaboration performance with Garin Nugroho, Musée Quai Branly, Paris, France