Dea Widya (Artist/Architect)

 

Dea Widya (b. 1987, Blora) is an artist based in Bandung, Indonesia.  While studying architecture in Bandung Institute Technology (ITB), She often adopted organic forms to experiment with building designs that have a relation to nature and humans, including experimental forms of biomimicry. After working for an architectural consultant,  she decided to do a Master in fine art in ITB, to explore the concept of space into installation. Her works involves  many issues of art and design especially  architecture and installation art. In many of her artworks, she explore the intangible side of architecture through the lens of history, spatial production , memory, narrative, seen from the inter discipline approaches. She make a site specific artworks, where the space itself, became one of the medium of her works. In her practices , she also used mixed media, performative aspect, which focus on spatial dramaturgy. In current time, she research about architecture and dramaturgy; creating an narrative environment, through installation and other performative aspect such body, gesture, and sound. Her works has been  exhibited in several exhibiton such  in Power and Other Things, Europalia Art Festival, 2017, Jakarta Biennale 2015, Artjog 2015, South East Asia Trienalle 2016, Music Hack Lab Nusasonic 2018 and upcoming London Design Biennalle 2020. Currently, in addition to making artworks, she also lecture in private universities in Bandung. 

 

Dea Widya (b. 1987, Blora) adalah seniman yang berbasis di Bandung, Indonesia. Dea Widya lulusan Arsitektur Institut Teknologi Bandung , dan seringkali mengadopsi pendekatan-pendekatan desain dalam eksperimennya mengenai relasi antara seni dan arsitektur, yang mana menyingkap sisi-sisi tak terlihat dari arsitektur. Ia memutuskan mengambil kuliah pascasarjana Seni Rupa dan mengeksplorasi konsep ruang ke dalam instalasi, setelah bekerja untuk sebuah lembaga konsultan desain arsitektural dan bergulat untuk menemukan sisi artistik/estetik dari desain arsitektural. Ia banyak bereksplorasi pada karya-karya site spesifik dan mixed media, yang berkaitan dengan isu kota, ruang dan arsitektur. Metode berkaryanya berkaitan dengan riset dan kolabitasi lintas disiplin
Beberapa karyanya pernah di pamerkan di pameran Power and Other Things, Europalia 2017, Jakarta Biennalle 2015, Artjog 2015 dan 2019, South East Asia Triennalle 2016. Selain berkarya, ia juga mengajar pada salah satu Universitas swasta jurusan Desain Interior, dan melakukan riset yang fokus pada aspek narasi, ingatan dan memori pada ruang

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