Artists

Heri Dono

1960 Born in Jakarta, Indonesia

Lives and works in Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Education


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


Solo Exhibition

2017


“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


 


2016


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


“HERIDONOLOGY”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


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


 


2015


“Joy/Fear”, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore


56th Venice Biennale– Indonesian Pavilion, Venice, Italy


“Animachines”, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden


 


2014


“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


 


2013


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


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


 


2012


“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


 


2011


“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


 


2010


“Comedy of Error”, Jan Manton Gallery, Brisbane, Australia


 


2009


“De Dono Code”, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands


“Heridonology”, Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


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


 


2008


“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


 


2007


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


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


 


2006


“Heri WAR Dono”, Galeri Soemardja, Bandung, Indonesia


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


“Broken Angels”, Gertrude Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne, Australia


 


2005


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


 


2004


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


 


2003


“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


 


2002


“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


 


2001


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


“Fortress of the Heart”, Gajah Gallery, Singapore


 


2000


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


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


 


1999


“Mythical Monster in Contemporary Society”, Gajah Gallery, Singapore


“Virtual Reality”, Erasmus Huis, Jakarta, Indonesia


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


 


1997


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


 


1996


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


 


1993


“The Chair”, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, Australia


 


1991


“Unknown Dimensions”, Museum Der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland


 


1988


“Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery”, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“Mitra Budaya Indonesia Gallery”, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta”, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Selected Group Exhibition

2018


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


 


2017


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


 


2016


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


 


2015


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


 


2014


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


 


2013


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


 


2012


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


 


2011


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


Public Collection

OHD Museum, Magelang, Indonesia


Deutsche Guggenheim Frankfurt, (Deutsche Bank AG Frankfurt), Germany


Artoteek Den Haag, The Hague, Netherlands


Edwin’s Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


Guangdong Museum of Modern Art, Guangzhou, China


Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan


Indonesian Institute of Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan


Museum der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland


Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, Australia


Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


CP Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia


National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia


Okinawa Art Museum, Okinawa, Japan


National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, Australia


Singapore Art Museum, Singapore


Stedelijk Museum de Lakenthal, Leiden, Netherlands


The Intercommunication Center, Tokyo, Japan


Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Publications

2014 


The World and I: Heri Dono’s Art Odyssey, book, Jim Supangkat, Art:1, PT Modekorindo Seni Internasional, Jakarta, Indonesia


 


2008 


The Artist-in Residence: A New Paradigm for Teaching and Learning in University Art Education, Pamela Zeplin, Journal of the World Universities Forum, Volume 1, Common Ground Publishing Pty Ltd


 


2007  


Sculpture Today, book, Judith Collins, Phaidon Press Ltd


 


2002 


The Multiple Matters of Modern Life, catalogue, Julie Ewington, Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art


 


2001 


Surealisme Yogyakarta, book, Martinus Dwi Marianto, Rumah Penerbitan Merapi, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Unpacking Europe, catalogue, Salah Hassan and Iftikhar Dadi, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and Nai Publishers, Rotterdam, Netherlands


 


1999 


A-R-T: Art, Research, Theory, book, Margaret Walsh, Michelle Watts and Craig Malyon, Oxford University Press, Victoria, Australia


 


1997 


Wayang Legenda: Si Tungkot Tunggal Panaluan, Wayang Gepuk Wayang Alternatif, book, Bendara Budaya Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia


 


1996 


Blooming in Oxford, Blooming in Arms, catalogue, David B Elliot and Gillane Tawadros, IniVa, London, UK


Orientation, book, Gate Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands & Cemeti Art Foundation, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Roaring Tigers, Desperate Dragons in Transition, Traditions/Tension, Contemporary Art in Asia, catalogue, Apinan Poshyananda


 


1995 


Visions of Happiness – Ten Asian Contemporary Artists, book, Toshio Shimizu, The Japan Foundation, Tokyo, Japan


 


1994 


4th Asian Art show Fukuoka – Realism as an Attitude, catalogue, Masahiro Ushiroshoji, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan


Soul, Spirit and Mountain: Preoccupation of Contemporary Indonesian Painters, book, Astri Wright, New York, USA


Rupa Wayang dalam Seni Rupa Kontemporer Indonesia, book, Pameran dan Sarasehan Seni Rupa Kontemporer Wayang, Indonesia


 


1993 


The First Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, catalogue, Jim Supangkat, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, Australia


A Brief History of Indonesian Modern Art, Tradition and Change, Contemporary Art of Asia and the Pacific, anthology, University of Queensland Press, Australia


Drinking from the Cup of Tradition, Modern Art in Yogyakarta, Indonesian Painting Since 1945, catalogue, Astri Wright, Gate Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands


 


1992 


The Labyrinthine Search for Self Identity, The Art of Southeast Asia from the 80s to the 90s, New Art from South East Asia, catalogue, Masahiro Ushiroshoji


Workshop

2012  


Workshop and Lecture, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore


Art Talk, Fantasy Islands, Louis Vuitton, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore


Master Class, School Of The Arts, Singapore


 


2011 


Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA


Keynote Speaker, IMPACT 7, International Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia and Australian Gallery of South Australia (AGSA), Adelaide, Australia


Art Talk, Home and Away, Louis Vuitton Jakarta and Louis Vuitton Hong Kong


 


2008 


Workshop, Flinders Medical Centre, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia


 


2005 


The International Jury of the XI Triennial India, New Delhi, India


 


2004 


Workshop with DIDA Escola de Musica, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil


Sound Art Seminar, Kunst Akademiet, Bergen, Norway


 


2003 


Guest Speaker at Contemporary Asian Art Forum, links, platforms, networks, Asian Art Archive (AAA), Hong Kong


 


1999 


Cyfuniad International Artists Workshop, Cardiff, Wales, UK


Residencies

2007  


Artist in Residence, Ernst Busch University, Berlin, Germany


Artist in Residence, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia


 


2006  


Artist in Residence, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany


 


2005  


Artist in Residence, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, Australia


Artist in Residence, United Sardine Factory (U.S.F), Bergen, Norway


Artist in Residence, Australia Indonesian Arts Alliance (A.I.A.A.), Byron Bay, Australia


 


2004 


Fellowship for Curatorial Work, IFA Institute, Stuttgart, in Ethnology Museum Dahlem, Berlin, Germany


 


2003  


Artist in Residence, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, Australia


 


2002  


Artist in Residence, Western Front Society, Vancouver, Canada


Artist in Residence, Queensland College of Arts and Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia


Artist in Residence, National Institute of Education, Singapore


 


2000  


Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, USA


 


1999  


Artist in Residence, Queensland Art College, Brisbane, Australia


 


1996  


Artist in Residence, Townsville, North Queensland, Australia


 


1995 


Artist in Residence, Museum of Modern Art Oxford with International Institute of Visual Art (InIVA), London, UK