Tentang Pelaku Seni: Yustoni Volunteero

Yustoni Volunteero

Born: June 14, 1970
Education: 1991 – Faculty of Visual Art, Indonesian Institute of Art, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Address: Jl. Minggiran No. 24 MJ II, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Phone: +62 274 380538/ +62 8179988764
E-mail: volunteero@lycos.com

Solo exhibitions
2005    “Kamar untuk Agung Kurniawan #1,” Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta
2002    “Aussie Rules,” The Silvermine Gallery, Adelaide, South Australia

Group Exhibitions
2005    “Broken Mirror: Portrait of the Self”, Langgeng Gallery, Magelang, Central
Java Indonesia (catalogue), Ugo Untoro, Bob ‘Sick’ Yudhita, S.Teddy D, Nugroho Wahudi, Yustoni Volunteero

2004       “Good Looking for All Seasons”, with S. Teddy D, Tohjaya Tono, and Cahyo Basuki Yopi, Puri Art Gallery, Malang

“Unbekannte Schwester, unbekannte Bruder (Unknown Sister, Unknown  Brother),” exhibition with Taring Padi at Kunsthaus, Dresden, Germany

“Good Looking For All Seasons,” with S. Teddy D., Tohjaya Tono, and Tjahyo Basuki Yopi, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta

With Taring Padi, Indonesia House, Amsterdam, Holland

With Taring Padi, Deutsch-Indonesisches Kulturinstitut (German-Indonesian Cultural Institute), Berlin, Germany

With Taring Padi, Asia House Essen and Deutsch-Indonesische Gesellschaft Köln (German-Indonesian Cologne), Cologne, Germany

2003    “Seniman wong Biasa Wae (installation and performance with Slilit Gabah),” Yogyakarta Biennale, Taman Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

“Bermain-main, Fun, Art, Activism, and Rock n’ Roll,” Exploring Vacuum, Cemeti art House, Yogyakarta

Solo Performances
2004    “Ketika Aku Mencintai Kupu-kupu dan Ada Kapal Terpasir,” WedAction, Kedai Kebun, Yogyakarta

2000    “Ubiquitous Bloodbath,” Performance with the assistance of the Padang Ilalang Group at ‘Jipaf2000,’ The Jakarta International Performance Art Festival), Teater Utan Kayu, Jakarta

Group Performances
2002     “Air,” with Gadjul and Dendang Kampuangan for exhibition opening:M. Edwin and Aris Prabawa, Two in 2002, Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta

2001     Multimedia performance with Modus Operandi for Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne, Australia

2000     With Sigit Techno S. and Jeffar at Book Launching of Lembaga Studi Pengembangan Pers (The Institute for Press Development), Jakarta

Anti-Military Carnival in collaboration with Taring Padi, SPI and Jaker (The People’s Art Network), street performance throughout Jakarta

Design Experience
2002     Design and Content for Taring Padi website: http//taringpadi.org/

Design postcard for Refugee Action Collective, Melbourne

2001     Set Design for Theatre Kanvas, Lembaga Indonesia Perancis (The French Cultural Center), Yogyakarta

2000     Cover Publication for Indonesia Australia United Artists Launch, Adelaide, South Australia

Organizational Activities

2005+2006 Organized Forrest Art Festival, Blora

2002     Founded the Serikat Pematung Gampingan (The Union of Gampingan Sculptors) with S. Teddy D. and Bob Sick Yudhita, Kampung ASRI, Yogyakarta

1998     Founder of the Lembaga Budaya Kerakyatan (The Institute of People Oriented Culture) TARING PADI, Yogyakarta. From 1998-2001 was head coordinator of the organization

1996     Involved in the formation of the SEKETEWU Community of Artists and Performers, Yogyakarta

Other Activities
2002     Participant of the Australian Cultural Residency Program, with Adelaide Festival of Art and Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia

Speaker (representative of artists group Taring Padi) for ‘Elastic’ a space for discussion on contemporary visual art practice, Adelaide, South Australia

Discussion and workshop at the Parks Arts and Community Function Complex, Angle Park, South Australia

Speaker (representative for artists group Taring Padi) for “Art of Dissent,” Australian National Symposium, Adelaide Festival of Art, Australia

Artist Talk and Presentation at Dame Roma Mitchell School of Art, Adelaide, South Australia

Residency (workshop and artists talk) at the South Australian School of Art, Printmaking Department, Underdale, South Australia

2001     Speaker with Heidi Arbuckle for art forum seminar titled “Art and Activism in Post-Suharto Indonesia,” The University of Tasmania, School of Visual Art and Design, Launceston, Tasmania (24 July 2001)

Speaker with Heidi Arbuckle for Seminar titled “Taring Padi: Art, Activism, and Community,” organized by the University of Technology Sydney (in coordination with the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW (18 October 2001)

1998     Speaker for artists forum “Talking about Art in Indonesia,” Kiasma: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

Installation and performance workshop with Finnish artists as part of “Crossing The Borders,” exhibition Helsinki, Finland (seminars conducted in English)

“Amorph 98: Performananssissa kohtaaminen on tarkeaa.” Hesa, 15 September 1998.

“Bahasa Keindahan Untuk Kemanusiaan (Aesthetic Language For Humanity),” Adil, No. 2/ 65, 16-22 October, 1996.

Berman, L. “Oaths of Freedom.” Amida. The Australian National University: No. IV 1999.

Berman, L. “The Art of Street Politics.”  AWAS: Recent Art From Indonesia. Catalogue, The Indonesian Arts Society, 1999.

Brooks, Mel. “The Art of Taring Padi.” Entropy, 10.5, University of South Australia Student Magazine, July 2002.

Cohen, M. “Art Against the Machine.” Far Eastern Economic Review. 16 December 1999, pp.42-44.

Fadjri, R. “Expo Raises Questions about Art’s Role in Politics.” The Jakarta Post, September 29, 1996.

Gray, A. “taring Padi.” Art Monthly Australia, No. 156, December 2002 – February 2003.

“Indonesian nykytaidetta Jangavassa.” Helsingin Sanomat, 5 August 1998.

“Indonesialaisen nykytaiteen nayttely pujahtaa Suomeen.” Ilta Sanomat, 16 August, 1998.

Ingham, Susan. “Art and Political Activism in Indonesia.” Asian Art News, Vol. 13, No. 2, March/ April 2003.

Kelly, Alex. “Everybody’s An Artist!” The Paper, Independent Fortnightly Newspaper produced in Melbourne, No. 34, 18-31 May 2002.

Magno, M. X. “Pernyataan Keprihatinan Gaya Yogyakarta (Statement of Concern – Yogyakarta Style).” Forum Keadilan, No. 14/V, 21 October 1996.

Marianto, D. “Cangkul, Cangkul Yang dalam… (Hoe, Hoe, Deeper and Deeper).” Kompas, 27 December 1998.

Marianto, D. “Bored With Polite Language.” Artlink Vol.19 No.3, September 1999.

Marianto, D. “Shifts and Changes in Contemporary Indonesian Art.” Artlink, ‘Disintregation’ edition, 2000.

Santikarma, D. “Sweeping Bali, Sekala dan Niskala.” (Illustration only). Kompas, 7 April 2004.

Schott, Christina. “Yogyakarta Artists Steal Attention in Germany.” The Jakarta Post, 22 February 2004.

Sumartono. “The Role of Power in Contemporary Yogyakarta Art.” Outlet: Yogyakarta Within The Contemporary Indonesian Art Scene. The Cemeti Art Foundation, 2000.

Viscovich, Mary. “The Art of Dissent in Indonesia Goes On Show.” Monash News, Vol. 5, No. 3, May 2002.

“Yustoni Volunteero….” 15 Years Cemeti Art House: Exploring Vacuum, Cemeti Art House, 2003, p. 39, 57, 208-209.

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