Agung Hujatnika

Agung Hujatnika a.k.a Agung Hujatnikajennong is a lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Design at the Institute of Technology in Indonesia. He attained his doctorate from the Institute of Technology, Bandung, with a dissertation on curatorial practice in Indonesia. Since 1999 he has written articles about art in various kinds of mass media and presented seminars nationally and internationally. Agung has undertaken curatorial residencies in Australia (Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, 2002) and in Japan (Nanjo and Associates, Tokyo, 2004; Arts Initiative Tokyo, 2011). He was curator at Selasar Sunaryo Art Space (2001 – 2012) and has curated many exhibitions in Indonesia and abroad, among these are OK Video – Jakarta Video Festival (2003; SUB/VERSION, 2005; FLESH, 2011); Bandung New Emergence (2006, 2008, 2010); and a number of solo shows by Indonesian contemporary artists, such as Agus Suwage, Handiwirman Saputra, Jompet Kuswidananto, Mella Jaarsma, Heri Dono and Dadang Christanto. In 2009, he was the curator of “Fluid Zones”, the main exhibition in the Jakarta Biennale program: ARENA.