"Programme Introduction", Residency 2019 #1

Residency 2019 Period #1

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Ragil Dwi Putra (Indonesia) & Mirjam Linschooten (Dutch)

Artist-in-Residence Program Period #1 2019

From 1 March to 31 May 2019, Cemeti in collaboration with Mondriaan Fund again held the Artist-in-Residence Program, Period # 1, 2019. The residency program developed by Cemeti continues the main idea of creating a connection between art and society by encouraging an open process for residency artists to develop work ideas, conduct research and knowledge exchange, and connect artists with various local networks that support collaborative work. For three months, the residency artist will feel the nuances of the new interaction space and explore the social field with the Cemeti team and residency program assistant, Muhammad Tomi.

Artists’ Profile (in alphabetical order)

Mirjam Linschooten (Netherlands)

Mirjam Linschooten (b. 1976, Leiden, Netherlands) completed an MA at the Dutch Art Institute (NL) and a BFA at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy (NL). Her multidisciplinary practice is concerned with how cultural heritage institutions represent history, exploring tactics of representation and the way memory is constructed, forms of collecting and aesthetics of display. Her work includes installation, film, publications and performance. Her work has been presented at various institutions, including at Neverneverland, Amsterdam (2018); Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, (2016); The Blackwood Gallery, Toronto (2015); Musée d’Art Moderne, Tétouan (2014), Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2011) and Sanat Limani, Istanbul (2010).

Ragil Dwi Putra (Indonesia)

Ragil Dwi Putra (b. 1992, Salatiga, Indonesia) completed his Bachelor degree in Fine Arts from the Jakarta Art Institute in 2016 with a major in Printmaking Arts. In his practice, he reinterprets objects that he encounters in daily life through the medium of performance art. The work’s shape, color, composition, character, and its relationship with the resilience of the body are played out within a particular time frame. Ragil participated in workshops in art events such as Jakarta 32 C (2014), OK. Video (2015) and Art Summit (2016). He was actively involved as a participating artist in various performance art festivals like Undisclosed Territory in 2016 and 2018.

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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.