Sardono W Kusumo

The spotlight on ‘urban culture’ is for contextual reason only. Urban issues or themes have given artists a lot of events, cases and issues that are challenging to be responded to; it is a general understanding that the changes in the society and the changes in the whole nations are coming from the changes in the urban space. Artists are challenged to take a stance about all the changes: either they have to go with the sweep of the flow or they gather their resolve and stand against it no matter how impossible it may seem.

Anniversary Expressions

Sardono W Kusumo
Born in Surakarta, 6 Maret 1945.

Solo Exhibitions
“Choreography of Colours #3, Galeri Semarang
“Coloring Colours”, Galeri Nadi – Jakarta

Selected Arts Activities
Anniversary Expressions, Philo Art Space 7th Anniversary, Jakarta

Opera Diponegoro : Java War
Tempat : Teater Jakarta – Taman Ismail Marzuki

Tempat : New York, USA
Pentas dalam rangka Muslim Voices : Arts and Ideas yang diselenggarakan oleh Asia Society – New York.

Volcanoes and Rocks
Tempat : RedCat – California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)
Kolaborasi dengan David Rosenboom, I Nyoman Wenten, dan beberapa seniman musik kontemporer dari CalArts.

Opera Diponegoro
Tempat : Keraton Yogyakarta
Peringatan 100 Tahun Kebangkitan Nasional bekerjasama dengan Kesultanan Yogyakarta.

Sunken Sea
Tempat : Selasar Sunaryo Art Space (Bandung)
Berkolaborasi dengan karya instalasi Sunaryo “The Mountain of Wind”

Hutan Plastik
Tempat : Graha Bhakti Budaya – Taman Ismail Marzuki
Berkolaborasi dengan pianis Ananda Sukarlan