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Eddie Hara

Born on November 10, 1957 in Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia

  • Education
  • 1980-1989Indonesian Institute of The Arts (ISI) Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • 1989-1990Akademie voor Beeldende Kunst Enschede (AKI), The Netherlands

Eddie Hara works is created as a response or a kind of reflections of his unique personality : humorous, a bit childish, trendy, friendly yet also very prominent and professional in making through his journey as an international artist.

At least that is what we can take as the clue in appreciating his works, especially the visualizations of metamorphic creatures, bizarre animals and monsters that sometimes can appear funny, happy but also can bring out anger.

  • Selected Group Exhibition
  • 2001AWAS! Recent Art from Indonesia, Australia, Japan, The Netherlands, Germany
  • Art Cologne, Asian Fine Arts Pruess and Ochs Gallery Berlin
  • 2000Ivan Sagito - Eddie Hara, Gallery Santi, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 1998Art Zuerich, Asian Fine Arts Pruess and Ochs Gallery Berlin
  • Art Frankfrut, Asian Fine Arts Pruess and Ochs Gallery Berlin
  • 1997Art Amsterdam, De Schone Kunsten Gallery, Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Sisi Lain Orang Indonesia dan Negerinya, Gallery Santi, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 1996Eddie Hara Nyoman Erawan, Santi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Slot in the Box, Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • 1995Semar, Bentara Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Tiga Arus Baru, Santi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 1994Drawings, Dimata Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • 19939th Jakarta Biennial, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Indonesia
  • Nur Gora Rupa, Surakarta, Indonesia
  • 8th Triennial India, New Delhi, India
  • Het Land dat in Mij Woont, Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • 1992Asean Festival of the arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • 1991Double Dutch, Art Project, Tilburg, The Netherlands
  • Sama - sama, Centrum Beeldende Kunst
  • Oosterpoort, Groningen The Netherlands
  • (catalogue); traveled to Tilburg, The Netherlands, Yogyakarta & Jakarta
  • Umsonst, Lighthouse, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • The Drawing Room Gallery Santa Monica, California, USA
  • Pacific Rim Art Book Show, Pasadena & Hayward, California, USA
  • 1989Namenlose, Galerie Charlotte Buri, Basel, Switzerland
  • 1988Ekspresi Enam, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Hedendaaggse Indonesische Kunst, Volkenkundig
  • Museum Nusantara, delft, Yhe Netherlands
  • 1987Three Indonesian Artist, De Schone Kunsten, Heemstede, The Netherlands
  • 19862nd Biennial de la Habana, Havana, Cuba
  • 19856th Biennial of Young Indonesian Painters, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta
  • 19845th Biennial of Young Indonesian Painters, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta
  • 1983Kelompok Sketsa, Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana, Salatiga, Indonesia
  • Solo Exhibition
  • 2001Carnival of the Fools, Ost - West Gallery, Riehen, Switzerland
  • Postcard from the Alps, Offentliche Fachbibliothek Schule Fuer Gestaltung, Basel, Switzerland
  • 2000Work on Paper, Bentara Budaya Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • 1999ART ROCK 99, La Pasarelle, St. Brieuc, France
  • Sweet Beast, Atelier Katharina F, Basel, Switzerland
  • 1998Poscards from the Alps, Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery Yogyakarta
  • The Crowded Universe, Kunstverein Bahlingen a.k, Germany
  • 1996(Peculiar) Vibration From Beyond The Java Sea, Museum der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland
  • 1993Rue 50, Basel, Switzerland
  • Pacifico Weirdo - Vibrations From Beyond The Pacific Rim, De Schone Kunsten, Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Galerie Frenhover, Enschede, The Nehterlands
  • 1990Galerie Kolin, Zug, Switzerland
  • Galerie Frenhover, Enschede, The Netherlands
  • Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • C-Line Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Christoph Merian Stiftung (CMS) Atelier, Basel, Switzerland
  • 1989Atelier Thomi Keller, Basel, Switzerland
  • The Hidden Mountain, De Schone Kunsten, Heemstede, The Netherlands
  • 1988Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • 1987Bentara Budaya Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Art Experiences
  • 1996International Artist Studio Exchange, Christoph Merian Foundation (IABB), Basel, Switzerland
  • 1990-1995Travel to Mexico, Thailand, USA, Germany, Switzerland and The Netherlands
  • 1994Playground II, a 13 - minute performance, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • 1993Art and Nature, an Enviromental Art Project funded by The Goethe Institute Munduk, Bali, Indonesia
  • 1992Binal Experimental Art, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • 1991Double Dutch, a confrontation with Dutch art and culture, stichting Kunst Mondiaal,
    Tilburg, The Netherlands
  • 1989Trip to The Netherlands, Czechoslowakia, and Switzerland Commision for Mural
    at Fabrik Jugendhaus Muttenz, Basel, Switzerland
  • 1986Playground, a 10 - minute performance with Luluk Purwanto (violin) and Juan Mor'O (Philipine Artist)
  • Music, virtual arts and theatre; Yogyakarta Seni Derita / Hardship Art, a 24 hour performance with
    Dutch artist Ellen Urselmann; Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Homage to the Sun God, a Performance with WACAE's textile dept. students (Perth Australia),
    Prambanan Temple, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • 1985Delegate to the 3rd South East Asian Youth Painting Workshop and Exhibition in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • 1984Travelled to Switzerland and West Germany
  • 1981Awarded a citation by ASRI (sketch category)