Suwarno Wisetrotomo

Suwarno Wisetrotomo Kurator

Personal Data

Name  Suwarno Wisetrotomo
Place/Date of Birth  Kulon Progo, 29 April 1962
Work   Lecturer, curator and art critics
Institution  Indonesia Art Institute, Yogyakarta
Office Address   Jl. Parangtritis Km. 6.5 Sewon, Bantul Yogyakarta 55188 Indonesia
Home Address JL. Bangau 577B, RT 13, RW 26, Wonocatur,  Banguntapan, Yogyakarta 55198  INDONESIA

Education Background

  1. Bachelor Degree majoring Music Arts, Faculty of Art and Design, Indonesia Institute of Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  2. Master Degree majoring History Study, University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  3. Doctoral Students of Culture and Media Studies, University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Scientific Publications and Works

  1. A Piece Sign of Centuries: Artworks Collection of the Bank of Indonesia, publisher: Bank of Indonesia, Directorate of Logistic and Safeguarding, 2010.
  2. “NEO-NATION – BIENNALE JOGJA IX-2007, A Showcase, Cultural Investment, and Politics of Identity”, in The Journal of Asian Arts & Aesthetics, Volume 2, Juni 2009, The Asian Society of Arts & Airiti Press Inc. Taiwan.
  3. “Contemporary Indonesian Art: The Latent Potency”, a paper for The 5th International Aesthetic Conference, “The Tide of the Art Studies of Asia” at Retsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, on the 27th – 29th of August 2007.
  4.  “ Indonesian Art: Between Negotiation and Anxiety”  in the book of the Network from Tradition to Contemporary Meaning , A Memoar for Prof. Soedarso Sp., M.A., (Editor: M. Agus Burhan), Yogyakarta: Indonesia Institute of Art: Yogyakarta, 2006.
  5. “Indonesia Contemporary Art: Aesthetic Matter, Representation, and Taking Care of Culture” a paper for International Aesthetic Conference of Asian Society of Art, at Villa Prana Shanti, Banjar Sebali, Gianyar, Bali, on 10th – 14th November 2006.
  6. “Modern Art in Indonesia”, Introduction for Modern Indonesian Art – From Raden Saleh to the Present Day, publisher: Koes Artbooks, Bali, Indonesia, 2006.
  7. “Contemporary Art of Indonesia” a paper for The Conference of the Second Beijing International Art Biennale – with the theme of “Contemporary Art with  Humanistic Concerns” – at Report Hall of Anhui Exhibition & Conference Center, China, 2005.
  8. “Eksplorations In The Spirit of Subversion” in Asian Art News, Volume 15, No. 6, November/Desember 2005.
  9. Srihadi: Poetry Without Words (with Farida Srihadi),  publisher: Amanah Lontar, The Lontar Foundation, Jakarta, 2003.
  10. Batik in Art” in the book : Batik Spirit  of Indonesia (Editor: Judi Achjadi), Publisher: Indonesia Batik Foundation, Jakarta, 2001.
  11.  “Batik Painting Art: A New Aesthetic Adventure” in Indonesia Batik Painting ArtFrom Classical to Contemporary Batik (Editor: Soedarso Sp),  Publisher: Yogyakarta Culture Center & Teacher and Education Institute of Yogyakarta, 1998.
  12.  “A Movement against Establishment: New Art Movement and Its Influence towards the Language of Art Expressions” in SENI – Journal of Knowledge and Art Creation, Publisher: Indonesia Art Institute, Yogyakarta, Special Edition, 1997.
  13.  “Content as Power”, a paper for Discussion on Nationalism, History and Modern Art of Indonesia” at  Indonesia National Gallery, 1996.
  14. “Reading Signs, Catching Opportunities: An Introductions to the Contemporary Art Exhibition of the Non-Block Nations”, in the Catalogue of Indonesian Contemporary Art, Ismail Marzuki Art Center, Jakarta, 1995.
  15.  “Finding the Creative Rebellion Format of Indonesian Art” in SENI – Journal of Knowledge and Art Creation, Publisher: Indonesia Art Institute, Yogyakarta, Volume II/No. 03 – July, 1992.
  16.  “Indonesian Art Criticism: Care of What and Who”  in SENI – Journal of Knowledge and Art Creation, Publisher: Indonesia Art Institute, Yogyakarta,  Volume I/No. 03 – October, 1991.

E. PENGALAMAN SEBAGAI  KURATOR (Seleksi):

  1. “Mind, Body, Spirit: 77 years of Huang Fong” – Solo Exhibition of Huang Fong, at Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta, 1 – 7 April 2013.
  2. “MAESTRO – Achievements Trail of 10 Indonesian Artists” – Exhibition of 10 Indonesian Art Maestro, at Yogyakarta Culture Center, 2 – 11 December 2012.
  3.  “Park” – Solo Exhibition of Pande Ketut Taman at Komaneka Gallery, Ubud, Bali, September 2009.
  4. “The Living Legends” – Exhibition in commemorating 25 years of Edwin’s Gallery – The Silverlinings – at Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta, 12 -20 August 2009.
  5. “Up & Hope” Visual Art Exhibition, Grand Opening D’PEAK Art Space, Jakarta, 8-29 August 2009.
  6. “POLI[CHROMATIC]” – Visual Art Exhibition at V-Art Gallery dan Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, March 2009.
  7. “Say It With Apple”, Solo Exhibition of Deddy Paw, at Art Seasons, Singapore, April 2009.
  8. “Teacher Oemar Bakrie” – Visual Art Exhibition, Jogja Gallery, May 2009.
  9. “Hidden Identity” – Art Exhibition by Tang Shu and Wang Hui at H2 Art Gallery, Semarang, April 2009.
  10. “I Want To Be Your Nest” Solo Exhibition by S. Teddy. D, at Emmitan Gallery Surabaya, January 2009.
  11. “REBORN” Visual Art Exhibition - Grand  Opening H2 Art Gallery, Semarang, February 2009.
  12. “FRINDSHIP CODE” Visual Art Exhibition - Grand Opening Syang Art Space Magelang, Januari 2009. 
  13. Curator “Highlight” – Visual Art Exposition, Faculty of Art, Indonesia Art Institute Yogyakarta, at Jogja National Museum, December 2008.
  14. Curator ‘Biennale Jogja IX-2007’ – “Neo-Nation”, at Yogyakarta Culture Center, Jogja National Museum, and Sangkring Art Space, 28 December  2007 – 28 January 2008.
  15. Curator “Conscience Celebrate” – September Art Event, at Gandaria Heights Marketing Gallery, Jakarta, 2-9 September 2007.
  16. Curator ‘Biennale Jakarta 2006’ – “Milestone” – “Beyond the Limit and the Chalenges” at Ismail Marzuki Art Center, Fine Art and Ceramic Museum and Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta, May 2006.
  17. Curator “Soliloquy” – China-Indonesia Contemporary Sculptures Exhibition, at Indonesia National Gallery and Edwins Gallery, Jakarta, December Tahun 2006.
  18. Curator ‘Bali Biennale 2005’ – “Space & Scape” at ARMA Museum, Sikka Gallery, Tony Raka Gallery, Darga Gallery, Gaya Fusion, Danes Art Veranda, Griya Santrian, Komaneka Gallery, dan Tama Gallery, November-December 2005.
  19. Curator from Indonesia at The Second Beijing International Art Biennale, ati China National Gallery, Beijing, 2005.
  20. Curator “Passion: Etno-Identity” – The Development of The Indonesian Fine Arts Last Decade, at the Capital Library Museum, Beijing, and Liu Haisu Museum, Shanghai, China, 2003.
  21. Co-Curator (Curator: Jim Supangkat) “Nusa Amuk” – Solo Exhibition of Paintings and Installation by Entang Wiharso at Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta, Nadi Galery Jakarta, Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Purna Budaya Yogyakarta, CP Art Space, Washington DC, USA, 2001.
  22. Curator “Ojo Ngono” Solo Exhibition of Paintings by Nasirun at Indonesia National Gallery Jakarta, 2000. 
  23. Curator “Tracing Timeline and Events” artworks of the collection from   Directorate General of Culture, Ministry of Education and Culture, at Indonesia National Gallery, 1998.
  24. Curator “Three Cities” (Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Bali) Art Exhibition at the National Monument, Jakarta, 1996.
  25. Curator (Tim Member) Biennale Yogyakarta V at Yogyakarta Culture Center, 1995.
  26. Curator (Tim Member) Art Exhibition on the Art Festival Yogyakarta, 1992, 1993.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  1. Deputy Chief/Member of Culture Board of Yogyakarta Province 2009-2013.
  2. Editorial Adviser The Journal of Asian Arts & Aesthetics, The Asian Society of Arts & Airiti Press Inc. Taiwan, since 2008 – now.
  3. Editor in Chief, ARS – Journal of Fine Arts and Design, since 2006 – now.
  4. Member of Editor Culture Magazine MATA JENDELA, since 2005 – now.
  5. Member of Culture Board of Yogyakarta Province 2001-2008.
  6. Member of Culture Board of Yogyakarta Province 1996-2001.
  7. Board of Curator Indonesia Art Foundation 1997-2002.
  8. Board of Curator Indonesia National Gallery Jakarta 2000-2003.
  9.  Member of Editor for Culture Magazine CITRA JOGJA 1996-2000.
  10.  Member of Editor SENI – Jurnal Pengetahuan dan Penciptaan Seni, sejak 1992 – sekarang.
  11. Judge for National Painting Competition UOB Bank,  2011.
  12. Judge for National Painting Competition Jakarta Art Award 2008.
  13. Head Judge of “Academic Art Awards” held by Art Major, Faculty of Art, Indonesia Art Institute Yogyakarta, 2007.
  14. Judge Member of Painting Competition “NOKIA Art Awards”, 2000.
  15. Judge Member of Painting Competition “Total Indonesie”, 2000.
  16. Judge Member of Souvenir Competition “Jagad Purba” STUPPA Indonesia, Tahun 1999.
  17. Judge Member of Art Competition Philip Morris Indonesia Art Awards – Indonesia Art Foundation, 1996, 1997.
  18. Judge Member of Indonesia Art Awards, 2001. 
  19. Judge of the 1st UOB Painting of The Year Competition, 2011.
  20. Terpilih Menjadi Dosen Berprestasi  I – ISI Yogyakarta,  Tahun 2004.

SPEAKER AT INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM AND SEMINAR

  1. The 6th International Conference of The Asian Society of Arts & Aesthetics – “Colonization, Urban, Cultural Policy: The New Thinking of Art in Asia and Taiwan”, in Taipei, Taiwan, December 2008.
  2. Indonesian Congress of Culturea 2008 – “Culture for Piece and Advancement towards Wealthy” in Bogor, December 2008.
  3. The 5th International Conference of The Asian Socoety of Arts & Aesthetics – “The Tide of The Arts Studies of Asia”, at Retsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, April 2007.
  4. The 4th International Conference of The Asian Society of Arts & Aesthetics – Vila Pranasanti, Ubud, Bali, April 2005.
  5. Conference of The Second Beijing International Art Biennale (BIAB) – “Contemporary Art With Humanistic Concern”, at Report Hall of Anhui Exhibition n& Conference Center, Anhui, China, October 2005.
  6. Seminar & Workshop SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts (SPAAFA) – “Public Arts”, in Bangkok, Thailand, 2001.