OPQRSTUDIO : Two Years In (2015-2017)ROH Projects, Jakarta12 May - 14 June 2017
ROH OPQRSTUDIO : Two Years In (2015-2017)

ROH Projects' upcoming presentation will open next Friday, 12 May 2017 at 6 pm, we will be bringing OPQRSTUDIO and its artists to our gallery space.

OPQRSTUDIO was a former military barracks that had been converted to a space to discuss art-making in an open platform, as well as facilitate art making, established in April 2016.

ROH OPQRSTUDIO : Two Years In (2015-2017)
ROH OPQRSTUDIO : Two Years In (2015-2017)

Alongside with ROH, artists involved with the studio and its ever-growing practice are: Arin Dwihartanto Sunaryo, Bagus Pandega, Cinanti Astria Johansjah, Faisal Habibi, Syagini Ratna Wulan, Syaiful Aulia Garibaldi, Rendy Raka Pramudya and Restu Taufik Akbar.

We will also be presenting information regarding our Artist-in-Residence program.

Born 1978, Bandung, Indonesia
Lives and works in Bandung, Indonesia

Arin Dwihartanto Sunaryo received a Bachelor’s Degree in Painting from the Bandung Institute of Technology (2001) and a Master’s of Fine Art at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London (2005). Sunaryo is interested in the utilization of resin as a medium that captures minerals, pigments, and other particles in various states of flux within a sense of stasis. Working initially with more industrial pigments, he has more recently worked with volcanic ash, perishable food ingredients, as well as crude palm oil and converted them into his own distinctive pigments.

Sunaryo’s work has been featured in numerous exhibitions in Southeast Asia, Europe, the UK, and USA, including No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA (2014). Selected solo exhibitions include Arin Dwihartanto Sunaryo: New Paintings at Art Basel OVR: Portals presentation by ROH Projects (2021); ARGO at Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK (2019); after taste at Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney, Australia (2017); Silent Salvo at ARNDT Gallery, Berlin, Germany (2015); and group shows include External Entrails at Silverlens New York, New York, USA (2022); IRL at Art Basel OVR: 2020 (2020); Ripples: Continuity in Indonesian Contemporary Art at Taipei Dangdai, Taiwan (2019); These Painter’s Painters at ROH Projects, Jakarta, Indonesia (2018); iris at Silverlens Galleries, Manila, Philippines (2018); ω at Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong (2017); Biennale Jogja XIV: Age of Hope in Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2017); Constituent Concreteness at Mizuma Gallery, Singapore (2017); Lines of Flight at Gallery Exit, Hong Kong (2017); Lompat Pagar/Crossing Borders at National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia (2015); Marcel Duchamp in Southeast Asia, Equator Art Project, Gillman Barracks, Singapore (2012); and Manifesto, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia (2008). Sunaryo was nominated as a Finalist for Best Emerging Artist using Painting by the Prudential Eye Awards in 2015; and a Finalist in the Sovereign Asia Art Prize in 2010. 

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