EddiE haRA

Born November 10, 1957 in Salatiga, Indonesia

Currently lives and works in Basel, Switzerland


Education and Background

1980 – 1989 Indonesian Institute of Arts (ISI), Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1989 – 1990 Akademie voor Beeldende Kunst Enschede (AKI), the Netherlands

EddiE haRA

Artist in Residencies:

1991 "Double Dutch", Stichting Kunst Mondiaal, Tilburg, the Netherlands

1996 IAAB, Christoph Merian Stiftung (CMS), Basel, Switzerland

2004 Studio 106, Lasalle Art College, Singapore

2005 Recyclart, Bruxelles, Belgium


Solo Exhibitions:

2011 "Carnival of the FUNtastic", Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

2007 "Global Warming, Cool Art!", Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

2005 "Captain Fuck & Co", Canna Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

2004 "We Are Not Alone-Lost Heroes and Sensible Weirdoes", Jendela Art Space, Esplanade, Singapore

"Blues for Mimmo (Part II)", Danes Art Veranda, Denpasar, Indonesia

2003 "Blues for Mimmo", Eulenspiegel Galerie, Basel, Switzerland

"The Beasts in Me", Chouinard Gallery, Hong Kong

2002 "Sweat Beasts", Semarang Gallery, Semarang, Indonesia

2001 "Carnival of the Fools", Ost – West Gallery, Riehen, Switzerland

"Postcards from the Alps", Oeffentliche Fachbibliothek Schule fuer Gestaltung, Basel, Switzerland

2000 "Work on Paper", Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1999 "ARTROCK 99", La Pasarelle, St. Brieuc, France

"Sweet Beast", Atelier Katharina F, Basel, Switzerland

1998 "Postcards from the Alps", Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

"The Crowded Universe", Kunstverein Bahlingen A. K, Germany

1996 "(Peculiar) Vibration from Beyond the Java Sea", Museum der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland

Christoph Merian Stiftung (CMS) Atelier, Basel, Switzerland

1993 Rue 50, Basel, Switzerland

"Pacifico Weirdo – Vibrations from Beyond the Pacific Rim", De Schone Kunsten, Haarlem, the Netherlands

Galerie Frenhofer, Enschede, the Netherlands

Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

C – Line Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

1990 Galerie Kolin, Zug, Switzerland

Galerie Frenhofer, Enschede, the Netherlands

1989 Atelier Thomi Keller, Basel, Switzerland

"The Hidden Mountain", De Schone Kunsten, Heemstede, the Netherlands

1988 Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1987 Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2011 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair, Isabel Balzer Art Project, Basel Switzerland

2011 “Indonesian Eye: Fantasies and Realities”, Ciputra Artpreneur Center, Jakarta, Indonesia and the Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

“Art Amsterdam”, Artipoli Gallery, Noorden, the Netherlands

“Art Stage Singapore”, Nadi Gallery and Canna Gallery, Singapore

“Hong Kong International Art Fair (ART HK 11)”, Nadi Gallery, Hong Kong

“New Pop New World”, Element Art Space, Singapore

2010 “Jazzcraft Vaganza”, Kota Baru Parahyangan, Bandung, Indonesia

“Emptiness”, International Art Redlight, Amsterdam.

”Art Amsterdam”, Artipoli Gallery Noorden, the Netherlands.

“Scope Basel”, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts New York, Switzerland.

“Hong Kong International Art Fair (ART HK 10)”, Nadi Gallery, Hong Kong

2009 "CIGE 2009" (China International Gallery Exposition), Nadi Gallery, Beijing, China

“The Next Wave – Outsider Lowbrow Punk Art?”, Avanthay Contemporary, Zurich, Switzerland

“Hong Kong International Art Fair (ART HK 09)”, Nadi Gallery, Hong Kong

“Jogja Jamming” Biennale Jogja X 2009, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2008 “Art Asia Miami”, Miami, USA

“Ping Pong”, A Basel-Miami Artist Inisiative, M54, Basel, Switzerland

“Crazycurators Biennale II”, Space Galeria Priestor for Contemporary Arts, Bratislava,

Slovak Republic

“Expose #1 - A Presentation of Indonesian Contemporary Art by Deutsche Bank & Nadi Gallery”, Four Seasons Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia

“Manifesto”, the National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

"CIGE 2008" (China International Gallery Exposition), Nadi Gallery, Beijing, China

“Beyond Cartoon”, Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China

“Indonesian Invasion”, Sin Sin Fine Art, Hongkong

2007 "Imagined Affandi", Gedung Arsip Nasional, Jakarta, Indonesia, organized by Semarang Gallery

"Celebr'art'e Fire Boar", CSIS, Jakarta & Griya Santrian Gallery, Bali, Indonesia, organized by Kupu-Kupu Gallery

"You Say Art We Say Yeah", Daeppen Galerie, Basel, Switzerland

"Indonesian Contemporary Artists", Sin Sin Fine Art, Hongkong

2005 "Invasion of Punks", Christophe Lambert & Eddie Hara, Espace Courant d'Art, Chevenez, Jura, Switzerland

2002 Art Zuerich, Asian Fine Arts Pruess and Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Art Frankfurt, Asian Fine Arts Pruess and Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2001 Art Cologne, Asian Fine Arts Pruess and Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2000 "Gambar Ajal dan Kegirangan Baru", Ivan Sagito & Eddie Hara, Santi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

1999 – 2002 "Awas! Recent Art from Indonesia", Tour Exhibition: (Yogyakarta) Indonesia, (Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Cairns) Australia, (Hiroshima, Ashikawa) Japan, (Amsterdam) the Netherlands, (Aachen, Berlin) Germany, (Jakarta) Indonesia

1998 "Art Amsterdam", De Schone Kunsten, Haarlem, the Netherlands

"Schwischen Raume", Blatter AG, Bern, Switzerland

"Imaging Selves", Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

"Sisi Lain Orang Indonesia dan Negerinya", Santi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

1997 Eddie Hara & Nyoman Erawan, Santi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

"Slot in the Box", Cemety Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

"Selection '97", Kunsthaus Baselland, Switzerland

1996 "Semar", Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

"Tiga Arus Baru", Santi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

1995 "Drawings", DiMata Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1994 9th Jakarta Biennial, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta, Indonesia

"Nur Gora Rupa", Surakarta, Indonesia

8th Triennial India, New Delhi, India

1993 “Het Land dat in Mij Woont”, Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken, the Hague,

the Netherlands

1992 "ASEAN Festival of the Arts", Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1991 "Double Dutch", Art Project, Tilburg, the Netherlands

"Sama-Sama", Centrum Beeldende Kunst Oosterpoort, Groningen, the Netherlands (catalogue); traveled to Tilburg, the Netherlands, Yogyakarta and Jakarta, Indonesia

"Umsonst", Lighthouse, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

The Drawing Room Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA

"Pacific Rim Art Book Show", Pasadena & Hayward, California, USA

1989 "Namenlose", Charlotte Buri Galerie, Basel, Switzerland

1988 "Ekspresi Enam", Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta, Indonesia

“Hedendaaggse Indonesische Kunst”, Volkenkundig Museum Nusantara, Delft,

the Netherlands

1987 “Three Indonesian Artists”, De Schone Kunsten, Heemstede, the Netherlands

1986 2nd Biennial de la Habana, Havana, Cuba

1984 5th Biennial of Young Indonesian Painters, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta, Indonesia

1983 Kelompok Sketsa, Satya Wacana Christian University, Salatiga, Indonesia


Art Experiences:

2008 Mural at M54, Basel, Switzerland

2007 "Art is Cheap – Project Two", a 60 minute performance at Imprimerie, Basel, Switzerland

Mural at Daeppen Galerie, Basel, Switzerland

Mural at Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

2006 "Art is Cheap – Project One", a 56 minute performance at Schalter, Basel, Switzerland

2005 Mural at La Chapelle Tunnel, Recyclart, Bruxelles, Belgium

2003 Mural at Nordstern Club, Basel, Switzerland

2002 Mural at Berlin Wall Painting Project, Art Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

Mural at Semarang Gallery, Semarang, Indonesia

2001 Mural at Ludwig Forum fuer Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany

Mural at Pruess and Ochs Galerie, Berlin, Germany

1994 "Playground II", a 13 minute performance, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1993 "Art and Nature", an Environmental Art Project funded by the Goethe Institute, Munduk, Bali, Indonesia

1992 "BINAL Experimental Art", Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1991 "Double Dutch", a confrontation with Dutch art and culture, Stichting Kunst Mondiaal, Tilburg, the Netherlands

1989 Mural at Jugendhaus, Muttenz, Switzerland

1986 "Playground", a 10 minutes performance with Luluk Purwanto (violin) and Juan Mor’O (Philippine artist); music, visual arts and theatre, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

"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


Work in Collections:

- Artipoli Art Gallery, Noorden, the Netherlands

- Canna Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

- Cemeti Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

- Deutsche Bank Central Frankfurt, Germany

- Deutsche Bank, Jakarta, Indonesia

- Lontar Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia

- Ministry of Social Affairs, Den Haag, the Netherlands

- Municipal of Filderstadt, Stuttgart, Germany

- Museum der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland

- Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

- Oei Hong Djien Museum, Magelang, Indonesia

- PT. Kawan Lama, Jakarta, Indonesia

- Semarang Gallery, Semarang, Indonesia

- Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

- Valentine Willie Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

- Widayat Museum, Magelang, Indonesia

- Zurich Insurance, Jakarta, Indonesia

- In private collections