DADANG CHRISTANTO CV

BIOGRAPHY
1957 Born Tegal, Central Java, Indonesia
1975–77 Studied painting, Pawiyatan Sanggarbambu, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1975–79 Studied painting, Sekolah Menengah Seni Rupa (SMSR), Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1980–86 Studied painting, Indonesia Institute of Arts (ISI), Yogyakarta,Indonesia
1999–03 Lecturer, School of Art and Design, Northern Territory University, Darwin
2004 Lecturer, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney
2006 Lives and works in Brisbane

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011 Works on paper, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane
2010 The Rivers, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane
2009 American Dream, Greenaway Gallery, Adelaide
Survivor, 4A Gallery, Sydney
2008 Reading the Heads, Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra
Batik has been burned, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane
2007 Work of Body, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane
2006 Pilgrim Project, Gaya Fusion Gallery, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
2005 Testimonies of the Trees, CP Art Space, Jakarta, Indonesia
Heads and Trees, Sherman Gallery, Sydney
2004 Head from the North, Marsh Pond, Sculpture Garden, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2003 Count Project, Northern Territory University Gallery, Darwin, NT
They Give Evidence, Asian Gallery, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2002 Unspeakable Horror, Bentara Budaya Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia
2001 The Dark Century, Raft Art Space, Darwin, NT
2000 Beginning of the Dark Age, Centre de Reflexion sur I’Image et ses, Sierre,,Switzerland
Reconciliation, 24 Hour Art Gallery, Darwin and Watch This Space, Alice Springs, NT
1998 Cannibalism or Memoir, Guarrant Gallery, Canberra School of Art, ACT;
Switchback Gallery, Faculty of Art and Design, Gippsland, VIC
1997 About the Heads and Hearts, LIP Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1996 1001 Earth Humans, Marina Beach-Ancol, Jakarta, Indonesia
1995 Terracotta or The Case Land, Bentara Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1991 Contemporary Indonesian Artist, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA and Victoria College of the Arts, Melbourne, VIC

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2009 Temperature 2, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD
Paperatzie 09, Albany Public Library, Albany, QLD
Niigata Water and Land Art Festival, Niigata, Japan
2008 Manifesto, National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
Red, Zaim, Yokohama, Japan
Dari Penjara ke Pigura, Salihara Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
Recovering Lives, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, ACT
Handle with Care, Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, SA
2007 Neo-Nation, Yogyakarta Biennial, Indonesia
News From Island, Campbelltown Art Centre, Sydney
Imagining Affandi, Gedung Arsip Nasional, Jakarta, Indonesia
Threshold and Tolerance, School of Art Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra
Three Ways : Contemporary Sculpture from the Collection, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
2006 Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial III, Niigata, Japan
Artery-Inaugural Exhibition, Singapore Management University, Singapore
2005 Echoes of Home, Museum Brisbane, Brisbane
2005-06 Open Letter, touring exhibition, Sydney, Bangkok, Manila and Kuala Lumpur
2005 Future Tense: Security and Human Right, Dell Gallery, Griffith Univerity, Brisbane
2004 Contact pre Text Me, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, NSW
Contemporary Territory, Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory, NT
2003 They Give Evidence, opening exhibition for contemporary Asian space, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Country-bution, Yogyakarta Biennial, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Interpellation, CP Open Biennial, Jakarta, Indonesia
Witnessing to Silence: Art and Human Rights, School of Art Gallery,
Australian National University, part of a multi-institutional project organised by the Humanities Research Centre
Mourning Lost Paradise, Indonesian Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Italy
Austral-Asia Zero Three, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, NSW
2000 Kwangju Biennale 2000, Kwangju, South Korea
From Asian Forests, Yokohama open-air art exhibition, Japan
1999 From Asian Forests, Kanazu Forest of Creation, Fukui, Japan
The Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art 1999, Queensland Art
Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
1998 XXIV Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil
Begegnung 3:3 in Yogya, Taman Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Plastic (or Other Waste), Center of Resources, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok Art Project, Bangkok, Thailand
1997 Art in Southeast Asia 1997: Glimpses into the Future, Museum of
Contemporary Art, Tokyo and Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
Befragung Der Raume, Magdeburg Museum, Magdeburg, Germany
Yokohama International Open Air Art Exhibition’97, Yokohama, Japan
1996 Tradition/Tension: Contemporary Arts in Asia, Asia Society Gallery, New York, travelling to Vancouver (Canada), Perth (Australia)
Linkage and Leakage, The Tanks, Cairns, QLD
1996 Mata Perupa, Pagelaran Kraton Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1995 Realism as an Attitude 4th Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Art Museum, traveling to Hakone, Akita, Tokyo, Japan
Asian Peace Art, War and Art 1995, Osaka International Peace Centre, Osaka, Japan
Osaka Triennial 1995: Sculpture, Dome exhibition Hall, Osaka, Japan
1994 Quinta Bienal de la Habana, Nasional Museum, Havana, Cuba
Nur Gora Rupa, Taman Budaya Surakarta, Solo, Indonesia
1993 The First Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
The 9th Jakarta Art Biennial, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta, Indonesia
1992 Binal, Senisono Art Gallery, Yogakarta, Indonesia
New Art from Southeast Asia II, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Apace
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Kirin Plaza, Osaka, Japan
Mobile, Museum City Project, Fukuoka, Japan

PERFORMANCES
2010 Batik of Java, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, Caloundra
In the Balance: Art for a Changing World, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2009 Litsus, 4A Gallery, Sydney
Survivor, 4A Gallery, Sydney
2008 Survivor, Taman Proklamasi, Jakarta, Indonesia
2007 ‘For those: Who are poor, Who are suffer(ing), Who are oppressed, Who are voiceless, Who are powerless, Who are burdened, Who are victims of violence, Who are victims of a dupe, Who are victims of injustice’ (1993) Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
2005 Searching Displaced Bones, Old Canberra House, Australian University, Canberra
Litsus, Griffith University, Brisbane
2004 Family Portrait, Old Canberra House, Australian National Univeristy, Canberra, ACT
For Those Who Have Been Killed, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
2003 Litsus, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
2000 Reconciliation, 24 Hour Art Gallery, Darwin and Watch This Space, Alice Springs, NT
1999 Api di Bulan Mei, The Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art 1999,
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
1998 Violence, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA
For Those Who Have Been Killed, Switchback Gallery, Gippsland, VIC
1997 Violence, Western Front, Vancouver, Canada; Magdeburg Museum, Magdeburg, Germany
For Those Who Have Been Killed, Dock 11, Berlin, Germany
1996 Earth Man in Jakarta, Marina Beach-Ancol, Jakarta, Indonesia
Violence, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, QLD
Violence, Z Gallery, New York
1995 Man in Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1994 Earth Man in Solo, Solo City, Indonesia
1993 For Those Who Have Been Killed, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
Museum Affandi, Yogyakarta and UNS, Solo, Indonesia
1992 I’m Human Being, Daimaru Shopping Center, Fukuoka, Japan
Earth Man in Tenjin, Tenjin Area, Fukuoka, Japan

RESIDENCIES
2004 Artist in resident, School of Art, Australian National University
2003 Artist in residence, School of Art, Australian National University
1999 Artist in residence, Ecole Cantonale d’ Art du Valais (ECAV), Switzerland
1998 Artist in residence, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
Artist in residence, Monash University, Gippsland Campus, VIC
1997 Artist in residence, Western Front, Vancouver, Canada
Artist in residence, Magdeburg and Berlin, Germany
1991 Artist in residence, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA

AWARDS / GRANTS
2004 Australian Art Council
1997 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York
1996 The Japan Foundation

COLLECTIONS
Fukuoka Museum of Modern Art, Fukuoka, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Magdeburg Museum, Magdeburg, Germany
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Kanazu Forest of Creation, Fukui, Japan
National Gallery of Australia
The Australia National University
Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory (MAGNT)
Private collections National and International

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Exhibition Catalogues
Wolfe, Ross., ‘Visual Arts in Adelaide’, Eyeline Magazine, Number 66 2008, p. 41
Kirker, Anne., ‘Dadang Christanto’ , ARTWORLD Issue 4, Aug / Sep 2008, pp. 180 – 183
Fenner, Felicity, ‘HANDLE WITH CARE’ Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, 2008
’50 Most Collectable Artists’, Australian Art Collector, Issue 43, Jan – Mar 2008, p. 122

REVIEWS
Kubler, Alison., ‘Temperature 2: New Queensland Art’ (Review) ARTWORLD Issue #8, APR-MAY 2009, pp. 162-163
Butler, Sally. ‘Dadang Christanto’, Art and Australia, Volume 45. Spring 2007, p. 132
Martin-Chew, Louise. ‘Works of nature’s betrayal honour life’s preciousness’, The Australian, May 2007