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ANDRE TANAMA

(ANDRE TANAMA ART STUDIO)

Andre Tanama is one of young Indonesian visual artists. While being active as a fine art lecturer in Institut Seni Indonesia Yogyakarta (Indonesia Institute of the Arts), he is also busy creating visual artworks in various media such as drawing, printmaking, painting, and sculpture. This time, he focuses on exploring his “lovely” figures: Wayang MonyongGwen Silent, and Agathos as metaphor of many issues. He brings his figures in many exhibitions in Indonesia and other countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Italy, Switzerland, USA, Netherland, Portugal. He also produces books, such as Touch of Heaven: The Journey Begins (2009), The Tales of Gwen Silent: An Art Journey with AC Andre Tanama (2010), Agathos (2012), “N”, Sejimpit Kisah (2016) and “SAN” – Sejimpit Hikajat 1,51 Malem (2016). From 2004 until 2013, he has held his solo exhibition 11 times in Yogya, Magelang, Jakarta and The Netherlands. He gave  public lecture about printmaking at the Faculty of Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand and in the event “Guru-Guru Muda” at Langgeng Art Foundation, Yogyakarta (2015).

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Andre Tanama adalah salah satu seniman muda Indonesia. Selain aktif mengajar seni rupa di Institut Seni Indonesia Yogyakarta, ia juga sering membuat karya seni visual di berbagai media, seperti gambar, seni grafis, lukisan, dan pahatan. Saat ini, ia sedang berfokus pada karya-karya seni yang ia ciptakan: Wayang Monyong, Gwen Silent, dan Agathos, sebagai metafora dari banyak isu yang ada. Ia membawa karyanya tersebut ke banyak pameran di Indonesia serta ke negara lain seperti Malaysia, Singapura, Italia, Swiss, Amerika Serikat, Belanda, dan Portugal. Ia juga menulis beberapa buku, antara lain Touch of Heaven: The Journey Begins (2009), The Tales of Gwen Silent: An Art Journey with AC Andre Tanama (2010), Agathos (2012), “N”, Sejimpit Kisah (2016) and “SAN” – Sejimpit Hikajat 1,51 Malem (2016). Dari tahun 2004 hingga 2013, ia telah menggelar pameran tunggalnya selama sebelas kali di Yogya, Magelang, Jakarta, dan Belanda. *Ia juga aktif memberikan kuliah umum tentang Seni Grafis seperti di Faculty of Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand dan dalam acara “Guru-Guru Muda” di Langgeng Art Foundation Yogyakarta.

Contact:

Andretanama.weebly.com

VIDEO BUMPER

HIZKIA SUBIYANTORO

(HIZART STUDIO)

Hizkia Subiyantoro is an animation, design, and visual art lover. Born and raised in the city of art, Yogyakarta, he learned about graphic design (1997) then worked as a packaging and layout designer in Pura Barutama, Kudus. He studied graphic art in Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta (2000-2007) while starting to learn about animation in 2004. He also built a game developer company and worked as a 3D artist in Jakarta (2007-2009).

Hizkia admires the philosophy of Open Movie in 2006 after being introduced to Free & Open Source Software (FOSS). He is also the founder of Blender Army Indonesia, a 3D animation community based on open source software, networking, teaching, sharing, and making tutorial in the forms of books, DVD, and blog, which is established since 2009 until now.

In 2015, through his short animation project titled Roda Pantura, he was chosen as the first Indonesian animator who participated in Animation Du Monde (MIFA), Annecy – France, the biggest and oldest animation festival in the world. This animation then crossed over to some important film and animation festivals in the world, such as Athens Animfest (Athens, Greece), ITFS (Stuttgart, Germany), BISFF (Busan, Korea), O!PLA (Poland), Japan Anime-ASEAN (Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima), etc.

Hizkia established Animasi Club in January 2017, a community for animation lover in Yogyakarta. He also initiated a biennial international animation festival (Biennale) based on Handcraft which is CRAFT International Animation Festival (2017).

He is currently working independently at Hizart Studio while finishing his first 2D Animation Features titled Kosong (Documentary Animation).

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Hizkia Subiyantoro adalah seorang pecinta animasi, desain, dan seni rupa. Lahir dan besar di kota seni, Yogyakarta, ia mempelajari desain grafis (1997) kemudian bekerja sebagai desainer tata letak dan pengemasan di Pura Barutama, Kudus. Ia belajar seni grafis di ISI Yogyakarta (2000-2007) sambil mulai menekuni animasi pada tahun 2004. Ia juga membangun sebuah perusahaan game developer dan bekerja sebagai 3D artist di Jakarta (2007-2009).

Hizkia jatuh cinta dengan filosofi Open Movie pada 2006 setelah mengenal Free & Open Source Software (FOSS). Ia juga pendiri Blender Army Indonesia, sebuah komunitas animasi 3D berbasis open source software, berjejaring, mengajar, sharing, dan membuat tutorial dalam bentuk buku, DVD, dan blog, yang berdiri sejak 2009 hingga sekarang.

Pada 2015, melalui proyek animasi pendek berjudul Roda Pantura, ia terpilih sebagai animator Indonesia pertama yang berpartisipasi dalam Animation Du Monde (MIFA) , Annecy – Perancis, festival animasi tertua dan terbesar di dunia. Film animasi ini kemudian melanglang ke berbagai festival film dan animasi penting dunia, seperti Athens Animfest (Athens, Greece), ITFS (Stuttgart, Germany), BISFF (Busan, Korea), O!PLA (Poland), Japan Anime-ASEAN (Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima), dll.

Hizkia mendirikan Animasi Club pada Januari 2017, sebuah komunitas pecinta animasi di Yogyakarta, sekaligus menginisiasi sebuah festival animasi internasional dua tahunan (Biennale) berbasis Handcraft yaitu CRAFT International Animation Festival (2017).

Saat ini ia bekerja secara independen dalam Hizart Studio dan sedang menyelesaikan film feature animasi 2D pertamanya berjudul Kosong (Animasi Dokumenter).

 

Contact:

hizaro.weebly.com

thehizaro@gmail.com

LAB LABA-LABA

Lab Laba Laba is a collective space based on film laboratory, consists of a group of artist and audiovisual practitioners who intend to share and archive knowledge that might extinct due to the rapid growth and development of technology. After being headquartered at PFN (State Film Production) and moved from place to place some time ago, from Cipete to the exhibition hall of Jakarta Biennale (2015) at Gudang Sarinah, this time, Lab Laba Laba gets a chance to share a room with Kinosaurus, an alternative watching space located in Kemang. Using simple yet adequate equipment, they do experiment using celluloid medium in various size and techniques. They keep being active in organizing film screening, discussions, workshops, and exhibitions.

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Lab Laba Laba adalah ruang kolektif berbasis laboratorium film, terdiri dari sekelompok seniman dan praktisi audiovisual yang bertujuan membagi dan mengarsipkan pengetahuan yang terancam hilang akibat pertumbuhan dan perkembangan teknologi yang terlalu cepat. Setelah beberapa waktu lalu sempat bertempat di PFN dan kemudian berpindah-pindah, dari Cipete hingga ke ruang pamer Jakarta Biennale (2015) di Gudang Sarinah, Lab Laba Laba sekarang mendapat kesempatan berbagi ruang bersama Kinosaurus, ruang menonton alternatif yang bertempat di Kemang. Menggunakan peralatan sederhana namun cukup, mereka bereksperimen menggunakan medium seluloid dalam berbagai macam ukuran dan teknik. Mereka terus aktif membuat pemutaran karya, diskusi, lokakarya, dan pameran.

Contact :

labolabalaba@gmail.com