Bambang Toko Witjaksono

Bambang Toko Witjaksono was born 1973 in Yogyakarta, he graduated in graphic art from the Faculty of Fine Art and Design at the Indonesia Institute of the Arts (ISI) in Yogyakarta where he has been a lecturer since 1999. To enrich his practice Bambang completed his master's degree in 2004 from the Faculty of Fine Art and Design at Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) and participated in artist residency programmes in Liechtenstein (2003), New Delhi (2006) and Darwin (2008). He is one of the founding members of Apotik Komik (Comic Apothecary), a collective whose distinctive murals are immediately recognisable on the streets of Yogyakarta and he continues to play an active role in the Indonesian art scene. His most recent role as curator of ArtJog12 (Art Jogja 2012) is testament to this. Bambang lives and works in Yogyakarta.