"Programme Introduction", Residency 2018 #2

Residency 2018 Period #2

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Sakinah Alatas (Indonesia) and Katharina Duve (Jerman)

Artist-in-Residence Program Period #2, 2018

From September to November 2018, Cemeti hosted two artists-in-residence, Katharina Duve (Hamburg, Germany) and Sakinah Alatas (Jakarta, Indonesia) for a three months period. Cemeti’s Artist-in-Residency Program Period #2 2018 (September-November) is a cooperation with Goethe-Institut Indonesia.

Cemeti Artist-in-Residence Program is a platform for artists with post-studio based practice, encouraging an open process of artistic research and knowledge exchange. The program is to support the participating artists in developing their critical perspectives on their own practice, and to connect them directly with local communities, build meaningful relationships, and through their work address key issues at stake in the local context and beyond. The residency will culminate in a final presentation in any form that relates to the artists’ research findings and artworks.


Artists’ Profile (draft; in alphabetical order)

Katharina Duve (Germany)

Katharina Duve (Schwerin, Germany, 1980) is a transdisciplinary artist, working with a wide variety of media, including experimental films, lecture performances, music videos, collages, installations, sampling and costumes. In her practice, she explores themes such equality, collectivity, identity and the body. Her work has been shown in various group exhibitions, including  at Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany (2015); Tate Modern Exchange, London, UK (2017) and Galerie Melike Bilir, Hamburg (2018). Her films have been presented in international film festivals. Her experimental music videos received a number of awards, such as 1st Jury MUVI Award (2014, in cooperation with Timo Schierhorn and Ted Geier) at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen in Germany. Katharina is part of a Hamburg based performance collective (since 2002) and member of the filmmaker-cooperation Auge Altona (since 2015). She has been a lecturer at the Film Department of Hamburg University, amongst others. Katharina lives and works in Hamburg, Germany.

Sakinah Alatas (Indonesia)

Sakinah Alatas (Bogor, 1994) earned a bachelor degree in the Arts Education Program at the State University of Jakarta. She is interested in art practices that involve public. Her work often raises personal and identity issues as tools to build dialogue with the public. Her artistic practice is using the practice-led research as an approach and cross medium. She is a member of ICFAM (Indonesian Contemporary Fiber Art Movement), a non-profit community that focuses on contemporary fiber art practices, founded in 2015. Since then, she has joined a women artist collective ‘Buka Warung’ in Jakarta.

Sakinah is actively involved in various group exhibitions and performance festivals in Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, Bangkok and Calcutta. She is also one of the residency artists in the ‘Three Musketeer #2’ program organized by Ace House Collective in Yogyakarta, in 2016. In 2018, she exhibited her work in a solo show ‘Syarifah’s Words’ at Gudang Sarinah Ekosistem, Jakarta. She lives and works in Jakarta.

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Cemeti – Institut untuk Seni dan Masyarakat (sebelumnya ‘Galeri Cemeti’, kemudian ‘Rumah Seni Cemeti’) adalah platform tertua seni kontemporer di Indonesia, didirikan di Yogyakarta tahun 1988 oleh Mella Jaarsma dan Nindityo Adipurnomo. Cemeti menawarkan platform bagi seniman dan praktisi kebudayaan untuk mengembangkan, menyajikan, dan mempraktikkan aktivitas mereka lewat kolaborasi bersama kurator, peneliti, aktivis, penulis dan performer, serta komunitas lokal di Yogyakarta.