Abdi Setiawan

Born 1971. Sicincin, Pariaman, Indonesia
Lives and works Yogyakarta, Indonesia

LOTE: Bahasa Indonesia

About

Abdi Setiawan spent his childhood like most children with a little talent for drawing which was passed down from his father. As a child he often drew in picture books and sometimes drew on the ground or on the floor.
1979 – 1985 was the period of elementary school , during elementary school often participated in drawing competitions between district and provincial level schools.
1985 - 1983 was the period of junior high school , in junior high school his artistic talent did not develop because there were only a few art subjects but he mostly did artistic activities at home by drawing in drawing books or on used paper.
1988 – 1992 After completing junior high school, he continued to the Fine Arts High School in the city of Padang, here his drawing skills and knowledge of art were further deepened.
1993 – 2003, a year after graduating from Fine Arts High School, he continued to the Indonesian Institute of Arts, here his education and skills regarding art were increasingly sharpened, and in 1999 he decided to focus on becoming a professional artist until now.

Abdi Setiawan lahir pada tanggal 29 desember 1971 di Sicincin sebuah kota kecamatan di kabupaten Padang Pariaman Sumatera Barat . Masa kecil di lalui seperti anak-anak pada umumnya dengan sedikit bakat menggambar yang di turunkan dari bapak , semasa kecil sering menggambar di buku gambar dan kadang -kadang menggambar di tanah atau di lantai.
1979 – 1985 adalah masa Pendidikan di sekolah dasar , selama Pendidikan di sekolah dasar sering mengikuti lomba menggambar antar sekolah Tingkat kabupaten dan propinsi.
1985 – 1983 merupakan masa pendidkan sekolah menengah pertama , di sekolah menegah pertama bakat seninya tidak berkembang karena mata Pelajaran seni hanya sedikit tapi lebih banyak melakukan aktifitas seni nya di rumah dengan menggambar di buku gambar atau di kertas-kertas bekas
1988 – 1992 Setelah menamatkan sekolah menengah pertama kemudian melanjutkan ke Sekolah Menengah Seni Rupa di kota Padang , di sini kemampuan menggambarnya dan pengetahuan tentang seni lebih di perdalam.
1993 – 2003 setahun setelah menamatkan Sekolah Menengah Seni Rupa melamjutkan ke Instistut Seni Indonesia , di sini Pendidikan dan kemampuan tentang seni semakin di pertajam , dan di tahun 1999 memutuskan focus untuk menjadi seniman Profesional hingga sekarang.

Artist Statement

Abdi exhibits a work that conveys a message about power, greed, gluttony and which also invites visitors to give their own conclusions when observing the scene; it will be interesting when visitors tell their opinions and give their own conclusions about this work because everyone has their own thoughts and opinions, so it is possible there will be many opinions.

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Acknowledgements & Collaborators

Represented by Nadi gallery.

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Exhibiting at

Fremantle Arts Centre

FAC is a multi-arts organisation based in a historic building complex in Fremantle, Western Australia.

FAC is an IOTA24 Major Exhibition Partner.

Address

1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle