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muhammad akbar video

Muhammad Akbar was born in 25 January 1984, graduated from Arts & Language Teaching Faculty in Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, as a visual artist, experimental short film, video art, media art. he works in graphic design, VJ-ing, motion with a nickname Killafternoon. he also exhibit & screen his works in film festival and art exhibition, his works also collaborate with bands & musicians in the subculture music scene. a vocalist of a noise rock band A stone A, member of performance group Wayang Cyber, member of Video Lab, member of an open community called Open Labs, he was working in iF venue, an alternative space in Bandung

Muhammad Akbar
born, Bandung January 24, 1984,

Education
2012 Masters of Art, Fine Art, ITB (Institute of Technology Bandung), Bandung,ID

2007 Bachelors in Education, French Language Teaching, UPI (Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia), Bandung, ID

Solo Exhibition
2012 “Gaze: The Unseen,” Selasar Sunaryo Artspace, Bandung, ID

Awards and Prizes
2013
“Indonesia Art Awards (IAA) 2013,” Galeri Nasional/YSRI, Jakarta, ID
“Bandung Contemporary Art Award #3,” Lawangwangi Creative Space/ArtSociates, Bandung, ID (Second Winner)
2008
“Ganesha Film Festival,” LFM-ITB, Bandung, ID (Best Video Art)
2007
“ASEAN New Media Art Competition,” ASEAN, Jakarta, ID (First Winner)

Residencies
2017 “Monsoon Platform” Kobat Workz & Europalia ID. Vooruit, Ghent, BL
2014 “Le Centre-Intermondes Résidence,” La Rochelle, FR
2013 “Media Art/Kitchen,” Galeri Nasional, Jakarta, ID
2012 “Tropical Lab 6: Land,” LASALLE College of the Arts, ICAS, SG

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017
“Monsoon Platform” Kobalt Workz & Europalia ID. Vooruit Ghent, BL
“Re-Emergence” Selasar Sunaryo Artspace. Bandun. ID

2016
“Neglected Ordinaries” RedBase Foundation. Yogyakarta. ID
“Fast Forward” Video work exhibition, Cemeti Arthouse, Yogyakarta. ID
“Historia Docet, Historia Vitae Magistra” with A Stone A, D’Gallerie, Jakarta. ID
“Kolektif Kolegial” Cemeti Art House. Yogyakarta. ID
“SEA+ Triennale” Galeri Nasional, Jakarta. ID

2015
“Looping Loopholes” Yeo Workshop. Gillman Barracks, SG
“NO WORRIES: Halal Curated by Rifky Effendi. Vanessa Qang. Paris. FR.
“ArtMoments” Jogja National Museum, YK. ID
“Pameran Pasca Kekuatan” with A Stone A. OmniSpace. Bandung. ID
“Sehat Wal Afiat” curated by Chabib Duta Hapsoro. Mes56. Yogyakarta. ID
“Getok Tular” OmniSpace. Bandung. ID
“No Other Color” #martell300. ArtdeptID, Kuntskring Gallery.Jakarta. ID.
“Bipolarity to Multipolarity. Contemporary Art from Bandung” Langgeng Art Foundation. Jogjakarta. ID

2014
“Lumieres,” Espace Art Contemporain, La Rochelle, FR
“Melihat Indonesia,” Ciputra Art World, Jakarta, ID
“Garden Art Festival,” Goethe Institut, Bandung, ID

2013
“Dance Your Eyes: NMA Festival,” Gedung Indonesia Menggugat, Bandung, ID
“Arte: Indonesia Arts Festival,” Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta, ID
“Media Art Kitchen (M/AK),” Galeri Nasional, Ruang Rupa, Japan Foundation, Jakarta, ID
“Indonesia Art Awards (IAA) 2013,” Galeri NasionaI, Jakarta, ID
“Bandung Contemporary Art Award #3,” Lawangwangi Creative Space/ArtSociates, Bandung, ID
“Gambar Idoep,” Semarang Gallery, Semarang, ID

2012
“What do Pictures Want?” Art:1 Gallery, Jakarta, ID
“Manifesto #3: Orde & Konflik,” Galeri NasionaI, Jakarta, ID
“Good Old Days,” Galeri Kita, Bandung, ID
“Tropical Lab: Land,” LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore, SG
“Inside the Moment Film Festival,” Crane Arts, Philadelphia, US
“Extraonema,” Galeri Padi, Bandung, ID

2011
“Selametan Digital,” Langgeng Art Foundation, Yogyakarta, ID
“Sweet Agony,” Dia.Lo.Gue Artspace, Jakarta, ID
“Derau: Sound Art Exhibition Nu-Substance,” Common Room and Studio Rosid, Bandung, ID
“Contemporary Landscape,” Lawangwangi Creative Space, Bandung, ID
“Bayang: Islamic Contemporary Art,” Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta, ID
“Voyeurisme,” Galeri Gerilya, Bandung, ID
“Membajak TV,” Galeri Salihara, Jakarta, ID
“Let’s Die Together in 2012,” Common Room, Bandung, ID
“OK Video: Flesh,” Galeri Nasional, Jakarta, ID
“The Other ‘I’ – Contemporary Art Fashion Exhibition,” Padi Artground, Bandung, ID

2010
“Codex Code,” Kedai Kebun Forum, CO2 and Ruang Rupa. Yogyakarta, Surabaya and Jakarta, ID
“Crash Project: Image Factory,” SigiArts, Jakarta, ID
“Pameran Video Musik Eksperimental Jerman – Indonesia,” GoetheHaus, Jakarta, ID
“Sang Ahli Gambar dan Kawan-kawan: A Tribute to S. Sudjojono,” Padi Artground, Bandung, iD
“INFLUX: Multimedia Art Strategy in Indonesia – Decompression #10,” Galeri Cipta II, Jakarta, ID

2009
“Deer Andry: A Tribute to Andry Mochtar,” S.14, RuangRupa, Mess56, Bandung, Jakarta, Yogyakarta, ID
“We’re All Millionaires,” A.O.D. Gallery, Jakarta, ID
“OK Video: Comedy,” Galeri NasionaI, Jakarta, ID
“Jogja Art Fair #2,” Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, ID

2008
“Video Sonic Art,” Galeri Soemardja, Bandung, ID
“Cellsbutton 2,” House of Natural Fiber, Yogyakarta, ID
“15 X 15 X 15: Metaphoria,” Galeri Soemardja, Bandung, ID
“Nu-Substance,” Galeri Kita and Common Room, Bandung, ID
“Vidiot – Holland-Indonesia Video Festival,” Rumah Seni Yaitu, Semarang, ID

2007
“Asean New Media Art Competition,” Galeri Nasional, Jakarta, ID
“OK Video: Militia,” Galeri Nasional, Jakarta, ID
“Basic Frame: Yogyakarta International Video Festival,” House of Natural
Fiber, Yogyakarta, ID

2006
“Bandung – Singapore Displacement Project,” Common room and Sculpture Square, Bandung and Singapore, ID and SG
“Art & Resistance,” Galeri Soemardja and Sanggar Luhur, Bandung, ID
“Bandung New Emergence #01,” Selasar Sunaryo Artspace, Bandung, ID
“Hetero Utopia,” Galeri Soemardja, Bandung, ID

2005
“Videobattle 8th Round,” Video Battle, Yogyakarta, ID
“Imagined Countries,” IF Venue, Bandung, ID

2004
“Daging Tumbuh Award #8,” Kedai Kebun, Yogyakarta, ID
“Beyond Panopticon,” Bandung Electronic City, Bandung, ID
“Mediabaru @EGroups.” Galeri Lontar, Jakarta, ID
“Festival Film Pendek Bandung,” AACC, Bandung, ID

Selected Screenings and Live performance

2014
“Loop Video Festival,” La Virreina Centre De La Imatge, Barcelona, SP
“Wonderfruit Festival,” Screening Program, Pattaya, TH

2013
“Put Up Signal,” Federation Sqyare, Melbourne, AU

2011
“Sarupaning Beja: Audiovisual Music Performance with TRAH,” CCF, Bandung, ID
“Catching the High Tide: Video Art from Indonesia,” LASALLE College of the Arts, ICAS, Singapore, SGCCF, Bandung, ID
“Film Forum,” HBK, Braunschweig, DE
“YXINE Film Festival,” Infocus Program, Ho Chi Minh, VN
“Moving Images from Indonesia,” ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, DE

2010
“7inch,” S. 14, Bandung, ID
“Lihat! Videoart from Indonesia,” Gallery Jesus Gallardo, León. MX
“Zurcher Theater Spektakel,” Zurich, CH
“OK Video – Jakarta international Video Festival: A Retrospective,” KunstBüroBerlin. Berlin.DE
“Recorded Waves,” Para/site Art Space, Sheung Wan, HK

2009
“Oberhausen Short Film Festival 2009,” Kurztfilmtage, Oberhausen. DE
“Mumo: Must More Video Show,” B-Place, New York, US

2008
“Ganesha Film Festival: Liga Film Mahasiswa ITB,” ITB, Bandung, ID
“Southeast Asia Video – Bombay Sapphire Art Project 2008,” Valentine Willie Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur, MY

2007
“LOWAVE—Intercity: Video Screening,” CCF, Rumah Buku and Common Room, Bandung, ID

2005
“3rd Asia Europe – Art Camp Exhibition with Video Babes,” SelasarSunaryo, Bandung, ID
“Boemboe Forum 2005 (Short Film forum & screening),” Teater Utan Kayu, Jakarta, ID
“REC IT with Videobabes,” Kineruku, Bandung, ID