Samuel Indratma

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Samuel Indratma (born December 2, 1970[1]) in Central Java, Indonesia, is a community visual artist[2] and muralist, who studied graphic art between 1990 and 1996 at the faculty of Fine Art, Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

He was a prominent member of the left wing,[3] activist group of artists, Apotik Komik, operating between 1997 and 2005, creating public art in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The group considered their public art as a tool of social communication.[4] Indratma also co-founded the Jogjakarta Mural Forum, which formed in 2005.

Solo Exhibitions[edit]

  • Mural Blues (Yogyakarta, 1997)
  • From Horror to Hope (Yogyakarta, 1998)
  • Begadang III (Yogyakarta, 2001)
  • The Interpretation of Sureq La Galigo (Singapore, 2004)
  • Urban Apartment (Melbourne, 2007-2008)
  • Agro Metal (Jogjakarta, 2009)

Group Exhibitions[edit]

  • AWAS! Recent Art from Indonesia (Traveling exhibition, which visited Indonesia, Australia, Japan, and Europe (1999-2001))[5]
  • Four Member of Apotik Komik (Singapore, 2000)
  • 36 Ideas from Asia: Contemporary South-east Asian Art (Traveling exhibition, which visited SIngapoer and Europe (2002-2003))
  • Melbourne connection Asia (Melbourne, 2003)
  • Exploring Vacuum II (Jogjakarta, 2003)
  • CP Open Biennale 2003 (Jakarta, 2003)
  • 15 Tracks: Contemporary Southeast Asian Art (Traveling exhibition, which visited Japan (2003-2004))
  • Reformasi (Singapore, 2004)
  • Olympics Art Exhibition (Jakarta, 2004)
  • Contemporary Heroes (Yogyakarta, 2008)
  • The Highlight (Yogyakarta, 2008)

Art Projects[edit]

  • Melayang (Exhibition of comic murals, Yogyakarta, 1997)
  • Sakit Berlanjut (Public art project with venues in various public spaces of Yogyakarta, 1999)
  • Les Paravent (Stage artistic for Theater Garasi, Jakarta, 2000)
  • Galeri Publik Apotik Komic (Founding of a public street gallery for the duration of one year, involving input from six young artists from Jakarta and Jogjakarta, 2000-2001)
  • Sama-sama City Mural Project (Various public spaces of Jogjakarta, 2002)
  • Sama-sama / You're Welcome (Indonesian - American Art collaboration between Apotik Komik and the Clarion Alley Mural Project, San Francisco, various public spaces of Jogjakarta,[when?]).
  • Intersection (San Francisco, 2003)
  • Gesalt (Gestalt: (n)a configuration or pattern of elements so unified as a whole that it cannot be described merely as a sum of its parts.[where?], 2003)
  • Art & Peace Project (Collaboration with Haverford college students, Pennsylvania, 2003)
  • Tanda Mata Mural Art Projects (Workshop mural for 6 slum area in Jogjakarta, including at Fly Over Lempuyangan,[6] 2007–2008)
  • Kode Post Sign Art Projects (Workshop Sign Art for 12 kampong in Jogjakarta, 2008)
  • School Art Project (Workshop involving high school students to make sculpture for public spaces, 2008)

Residencies[edit]

  • 2003 : Clarion Alley Mural, San Francisco for 2 months.
  • 2007 : ArtPlay Melbourne and Tasmania for 2 months.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.flickr.com/people/paksamuel/
  2. ^ Dovey, K. (2010) Becoming places: urbanism/architecture/identity/power, p.186, Taylor & Francis, ISBN 0-415-41636-1. Retrieved July 2011
  3. ^ Lloyd, G. & Smith, S.L. (2001) Indonesia today: challenges of history, p.128, Rowman & Littlefield, ISBN 0-7425-1762-4. Retrieved July 2011
  4. ^ Jakarta Post October 1999. Retrieved July 2011
  5. ^ The Green Left March 2000. Retrieved July 2011
  6. ^ Jakarta Post October 2009. Retrieved July 2011

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