Wednesday, June 29, 2011


Bayu Widodo
An internationally recognised visual artist, performer, curator, and community agent. Bayu graduated from Tamansiswa University is 1999 with a degree in Fine Arts, and completed a Masters in Fine Art at the Indonesian Institute of Arts in 2007. Since then Bayu has had artist residencies in Australia (Canberra), East Timor, France, Amsterdam, and the Czech Republic. Bayu has featured in publications such as Harpers Bazaar Indonesia, The Jakarta Post, The Asia Foundation, Art Monthly Australia and The Canberra Times. Bayu was instrumental in the establishment of the Taring Padi political printmakers collective which has toured internationally and facilitated numerous community workshops. Bayu also established the artist run space Survive! Garage in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, which has been host to various community events and cultural collaborations including the Inter Location Project's inaugural exhibition ‘AYO! Mix Fun’ in 2010. He is a co-founder of this project. Bayu’s work can be viewed here and here.

A billboard done by Bayu in the Czech Republic June, 2011

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