Setu Legi

Born on 4 January 1971, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Lives and works in Yogyakarta

Education
2000       
Graduated from Department of Visual Communication Design at Indonesian Institute of Arts (ISI), Yogyakarta

1990       
High school of Visual Arts (SMSR), Yogyakarta

Organizations
1998       
Taring Padi – Arts and Culture Collective, Yogyakarta

1993       
Environmental Arts Students (Sasenitala) at ISI Yogyakarta           

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2014-2015                
“Tanah Air”, ARK Galerie, Yogyakarta

2008
“Are you ready?”, interactive mixed media, Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta

2005
“Social Realities”, Pförtnerhaus, Dresden, Germany
“Black Lights”, mixed media, Parkir Space, Yogyakarta

2003                       
“Achtung!”, Art photography, Ruang Mes 56, Yogyakarta

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017                       
“ART|JOG|10: Changing Perspective”, Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2015                  
Jakarta Biennale - “Maju Kena Mundur Kena”, Gudang Sarinah     Pancoran, Jakarta Pusat
“Pameran Seni Rupa MACI (Motor Antique Club Indonesia)”, Yogyakarta
“ART|JOG|8: Infinity in Flux”, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta
“Made in Commons”Indonesian Iteration, Jogja National Museum yogyakarta

2014
“Memajang Boleh Saja Asal Ada Artinya”, Forum Ceblang Ceblung, BKDP Yogyakarta
“ISI ISI”, Kemang 58 Gallery, Jakarta

2013-2014                
“Pseudopartisipative Project #1”, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta
Forum Ceblang Ceblung, “Peristiwa Sebuah Kelas”, Sangkring Art Space, Yogyakarta
Climate Art Festival “Hutan di titik Nol”, Sangkring Art Space, Yogyakarta           

Universal Syndrome

670 x 450 cm | Mixed media installation

2017

Concept

Dimension: Site spesific

Media: Batik on fabric

Sculpture object: Metal plate, terakota, cement, jute rope

Mural: Clay on wall

Lighting: 11 light bulbs, each 80 watts (programmed by dimmer)

 

 

Seluruh kerja seni ini dibuat untuk ART|JOG|10

Dalam kosmologi Jawa, keteraturan dan ketidakteraturan sering dijadikan ukuran keseimbangan hidup. Hal ini sangat memengaruhi pola pikir dan membentuk karakter jiwa masyarakatnya. Di antara keduanya terdapat hubungan produktif yang saling terkait; menumbuhkan dan menghancurkan. Alam menunjukkan keduanya dengan proporsi yang seimbang dalam perputaran tata surya, metalurgi, dan metafisik. Keteraturan merupakan ritme yang berulang secara terus menerus sampai menjadi rangkaian yang stabil. Sementara ketidakteraturan merupakan dinamika yang berbeda. Manusia membangun bagian demi bagian dalam kontradiksi yang ada. Pembangunan adalah watak manusia yang ingin menunjukkan keberadaannya atas nafsu kesempurnaan untuk mencatatkan kemajuan dalam kemenangan peradaban dengan menempatkan ideologi, agama, dan bisnis dalam satu waktu.

 

In Javanese cosmology, order and disorder often used to measure the life balance. It affects the way of thinking and shapes the soul character of its society. Between those two elements lies an interrelated productive relation: to grow and to destroy. Nature shows both in a balance proportion within the rotation of solar system, metallurgy and metaphysic. Order is a rhythm that keeps on repeating until it creates a stable circuit. Meanwhile, disorder is a different dynamic. Human develop part by part within the existed contradiction. Development is the nature of human who want to show their existence over the appetite for perfection by registering the progress on the civilization victory through putting ideology, religion and business at a time.

 

Production Team:

Construction of object pole: Jono Sculpcore

Construction of tent: Agustina Ponila

Production partner: Baweb Kapalatama

Partner for mural: Dhomas ‘Kampret’ Yudhistira

Rebab performance: Mujotho

Work concept and work: Setu Legi

Production 2017