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Dito Yuwono (INDONESIA) is a visual artist from Yogyakarta. He graduated from Mass Communication Study in the Faculty of Social Science and Politics. He is member of Mes56 Artist Collective, and Co-Founder of Lir Space. Lir Space an independent space that aims to build a supportive and positive environment for young artists in Yogyakarta; focusing on a platform of a laboratory as alternative education for young artists, creating research-based artistic projects, and using independently-published book as an alternative space for exhibition. In the past five years, Dito did numerous residencies as part of his artistic practice. Among those are research and residency programs in 98B COLLABoratory – Philippine, The Northern Center for Contemporary Art – Australia, Ruang Rupa – Jakarta, and Village Video Festival – Jatiwangi Art Factory, Indonesia.

Dito’s artistic practice is varied between photography, mix-media installation, video, and performance. Dito is especially interested in working with community and recollecting memories to find the link between memory-citizen-history. His work often serves as a form of storytelling using personal approach to subtly grasp the bigger picture of socio-political environment. These issues are often brought up in every residency and projects that he does in Indonesia and abroad. The artist is now living and working in Yogyakarta. Some of his solo projects are “Have We Met?” (Lir Space – Yogyakarta, 2011), “Finding Stillness” (Artsphere – Jakarta, 2012), “The Memories of Unidentified Experience” (KKF – Yogyakarta, 2014),  “Recollecting Memories: Tukang Foto Keliling” (Kaliurang – Yogyakarta, 2013 and Ruang Rupa – Jakarta, 2015), and “Geography of Here and There” (NCCA – Darwin Australia, 2016).

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CURRICULUM VITAE


PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name               : Riza Pradito Yuwono (Dito Yuwono)
Contact            : ditoyuwono@gmail.com
Website           : ditoyuwono.com

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SOLO EXHIBITION

- “Ruang Politik Pertama Bernama Rumah, Cemeti Institute for Art and Society,
   Yogyakarta – Indonesia, 2017
- “The Geography of Here and There, Northern Center for Contemporary Art (NCCA),
   Darwin – Australia, 2016
- “Recollecting Memory: Tukang Foto Keliling (Itinerant Photographer), Ruang Rupa,
   Jakarta – Indonesia, 2015
- “The Memories of Unidentified Experience”, Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta –
   Indonesia. 2014
- “Finding Stillness”, Artsphere, Jakarta – Indonesia. 2012
- “Have We Met?”, LirSpace, Yogyakarta – Indonesia. 2011
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RESIDENCIES

2017 – Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam, The Netherland
2017 – Goleb Project, Amsterdam, The Netherland
2016 – Village Video Festival, Jatiwangi Art Factory, Jatiwangi, Indonesia
2015 – Northern Center for Contemporary Art (NCCA), Darwin, Australia
2015 – Ruang Rupa, Jakarta, Indonesia
2013 – 98B, Manila, Philippines
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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION

2017
“The History of Boys: The Mes 56 and Beyond”, Group Exhibition, Deck, Singapore. 
- “Identity Crisis: Reflections on Public and Private Life in Contemporary Javanese Photography
   Group Exhibition, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca - United States.

2016
- “Village Video Festival #8”, Group Exhibition, Jatiwangi Art Factory, Jatiwangi – Indonesia.
- “PROOF Photo Exhibition”, Group Exhibition, Northern Center for Contemporary Art (NCCA), 
   Darwin – Australia.
- “Indonesia in Song Eun: Mes 56 - Keren dan Beken”, Group Exhibition, Song Eun Art Space, Seoul – 
   South Korea.

2015
- “The Creatures from the Black Lagoon”, Group Exhibition, Mayfair Gallery, Darwin –
   Australia.
- “Seni Indonesia Berkabung”, Group Exhibition, Pusat Kebudayaan Koesnadi
   Hardjasoemantri, Yogyakarta – Indonesia.

2014
- “Poetry of Space”,Group Exhibition, Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta – Indonesia.
- “Manifesto No. 4”, Group Exhibition, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta –
   Indonesia.
- “Arte 2014”, Group Exhibition, Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta – Indonesia.
- “1x25 Jam”, Group Exhibition, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta – Indonesia.

2013
- “Disana Project”, Group Exhibition, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta – Indonesia.
- “Constellation”, Group Exhibition, Blanc Gallery, Manila – Philippines.
- “Feels Like Home”, Group Exhibition, Kelas Pagi Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta – Indonesia.

2012
- “Bela Bangsa”, Group Exhibition, LirSpace, Yogyakarta – Indonesia.
- “Archive: Reclaim.doc”, (Part of Melawan Lupa Project by Ruang Mes 56),
   Group Exhibition, National Gallery, Jakarta – Indonesia.
- “Dies Natalis XXVII Institut Seni Indonesia” (Part of Melawan Lupa Project by
   Ruang Mes 56), Group Exhibition, ISI, Yogyakarta – Indonesia.
- “ArtJog 12”, Group Exhibition, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta - Indonesia.

2011
- “3Point Award” (Part of Photography Month by French Culture Center),
   Rumah Pagi Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta – Indonesia.

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SELECTED PROJECT

Collective (im)Possibilities: The Politics of Too Many Dinner Parties, Goleb Project, Amsterdam -
   The Nederland, 2017 
- “Recollecting Memory: Tukang Foto Keliling (Itinerant Photographer), Ruang Rupa,
   Jakarta – Indonesia, 2015
- “Poetry of Space”, Japan Foundation, Jakarta – Indonesia, 2014
- “Recollecting Memory: Tukang Foto Keliling (Itinerant Photographer), Yogyakarta
   (Kaliurang) – Indonesia, 2014
- “Disana Project”, Kieren Sand and Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta – Indonesia, 2013
- “Documentary Theater Project”, Teater Garasi and Laila Soliman, Yogyakarta –
   Indonesia, 2013
- “Bon Suwung”, Site Spesific Project with Kunci Cultural Studies Center,
   Yogyakarta – Indonesia, 2012
- “Melawan Lupa”, Ruang Mes 56, Yogyakarta – Indonesia, 2012

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AWARD

August 2015, Selected as 30 finalists of Bandung Contemporary Art Award #4 (BaCAA #4), Bandung.

July 2011, Selected as one of three artist awarded by 3Point Award and Ruang Mes 56, Yogyakarta.
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SELECTED MEDIA REVIEW