Rifky Effendi

Rifky Effendy Born in Jakarta December 1968. Studied at Art Departement, ITB. Rifky’s recent curatorial projects include "FLOW : Contemporary Art from Indonesia ", Michael Janssen Gallery, Berlin (2012); Fixer," North Art Space, Jakarta, Indonesia (2010); "In Between," The First Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale, North Art Space, Jakarta (2009); "South East B(L)ooming,"Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy (2008); "KOI and TRINACRIA" by Filippo Sciascia and Robert Coda Zabetta, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta (2008); and "Pilgrim Project" by Dadang Christanto, Gaya Fusion Artspace, Bali (2006). In late 2001 he established and directed the 1st Bandung Biennale, and in 2004 became a fellow of the New York-based Asia Cultural Council (ACC). In 2009, he co-founded the Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale (2009). Along with fellow curators and artists, he established the Bandung-based artspace Platform3 in 2009, while in 2010 he formed Inkubatorasia, a Jakarta-based space dedicated to promoting emerging contemporary artists. He has edited and contributed to several publications including "Tempo," "Visual Arts," and "Art Asia Pacific" magazines as well as Indonesia’s newspaper of record, "Kompas." He is now working as curator of Indonesia Pavilion at 55th Venice Biennale, 2013.