He was born in Bandung, 1971, studied ceramics at Bandung Institute of Technology, where he completed both his undergraduate (1997) and postgraduate (2002) studies. In 2015, he just graduated from Doctoral at Departments of Arts and Crafts, Faculty of Arts, Kurashiki University of Science and The Arts, Okayama, Japan. Creating mostly sculptural ceramic works, he has participated in many exhibitions in Indonesia, Australia and various Asian and European countries including “Urban/Culture” CP Biennale, Jakarta (2005); the 1st and 2nd Jakarta Contemporary Ceramic Biennale and international ceramics art exhibition at Faenza’s Ceramic Museum, Italy (2011). In 2008, he received a grant from the Japan Foundation for a residency at the Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park. He has also collaborated with many leading artists including John Teschendorff and Yoshihiko Takahashi. In 2009, he presented his first two solo exhibitions: “(di)stance” at SIGIarts Gallery, Jakarta; and “Nowhere Man” at the Japan Foundation, Jakarta.
Rizki A. Zaelani
Born in Bandung 1966. Graduated from Art Department , majoring ceramics at Bandung Institute of Technology. He’s working as curator since 1996 until now.