A. Sudjud Dartanto


A. Sudjud Dartanto (b. 1976) is a Curator, Art Worker, Lecturer based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Has curated and co-organized several international/regional/national creative projects, solo and group exhibitions over the few last years. His recent activities include research on intercultural production of knowledge through creative cultures that are emerging from the Asian Continent. Sudjud’s articles and art review’s have been published on numerous occasions in local, national, international news media and art catalogs.


S.Sn Visual Art Faculty, Undergraduate Program, Indonesia Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 
M.Hum Postgraduate Program at Religious and Cultural Studies (Magister Ilmu Religi dan Budaya (IRB), Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. 

Residency Program

2013 *Writer in Residence, Selasar Seni Soenaryo, Bandung, Indonesia
2003 *Writer and Artist in Residence (Sponsored by Asia Link), Institute of Modern Art and Fusion Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
2012 *Curator in Residence, Art Initiative Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan    

Overseas Research and Visiting Program

2008 Curatorial Research in Darwin, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney – Australia, preparing for ‘Trajectory’, a contemporary ceramic exhibition involving  Indonesian and Australian artists in MAGNT (Museum and Gallery of Northern Territory), Darwin, Australia
2011 Visiting Curator at Getrude Contemporary Art Space – Melbourne, research program of ‘Immemorial, Reaching Back Beyond Memory Project’, a family history project, a collaboration project between Jogja (Indonesia) -Darwin(Australia)-Manila (Philipina) Artists, organized by 24 Hours Art Space, Darwin, Australia


2007 One of the curator team for Neo-nation, the 9th Yogyakarta Biennale 
2011 One of the Jurror Team for “Equator Biennale” - the 11th  Yogyakarta, Life Time Achievment Awards, “Equator Biennale”, the 11th  Yogyakarta Bienalle
2012 Curator for Jakarta Contemporay Ceramic Bienalle (JCCB) II


2013 One of the Jurror for Young Contemporaries Award (Bakat Muda Sezaman),Balai Seni Visual Negara,Kualalumpur, Malaysia
2012 Curatorial Research in Tokyo, Relational Aesthetic issues on Curatorial and Contemporary Art Practices
2015 “Capacity building” workshop-sharing skills and expertise in collection management, handling of art, registration and exhibition issues, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia

Participation on International Workshop/Seminar/Simposium 

2008 *Participated in the 4th Biennials in Dialogue – Conference, Series of events in Shanghai Biennale Translocalmotion, organized by IFA, Shangai, China
2008 *Participated in Biennales in Dialogue, an Forum associated to the event Sydney Biennale Revolutions-Forms that turn, Sydney, Australia
2011 *Participated in Intimate Publics: New Models for Art Engagement, Creativity and Politics in the Asia Pacific Region, Melbourne Art Festival, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
2015 *Workshop “Capacity Building”(Art Management), National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia

Speaker for International Art Talks

2010 *”Overview of Contemporart Art in Indonesia”, National Gallery, Kualalumpur, Malaysia
2010 *”Curatorial Presentation”on Crossing Signs, Indonesia-germany exhibition, at Hochschule für bildende Künste (HfBK), Gallery, Freies Museum, Berlin, Germany
2008 *”Curatorial Presentation” on Trajectory, a contemporary ceramic exhibition  involving Indonesian and Australian artists at MAGNT (Museum and Gallery of Northern Territory), Darwin, Australia
2008 *“Continuity and Discontinuity of Yogyakarta Biennale”,  Biennials in Dialogue – Conference, Series of events in Shanghai Biennale Translocalmotion, organized by IFA, Shangai, China
2012 *”Contemporary Art in Indonesia today and Revisiting Relational Aesthetics" with Che Kyongfa, Curator and Art Critic (Japan), Tokyo, Japan