Tintin Wulia

 

Born 23 November 1972 in Denpasar, Indonesia. Lives and works in Brisbane, Australia.


EDUCATION

2007-2014

PhD (Art) RMIT University, Australia Recipient of Australian Postgraduate Award Exegesis title: Aleatoric Geopolitics: art, chance and critical play on the border


1991-1998 

Bachelor of Engineering (Architecture) – upper second class honours Universitas Katolik Parahyangan, Indonesia Undergraduate Thesis title: Sequence of space in architecture: toward a compositional theory of architectural visual space


1995-1997 

Bachelor of Music (Film Scoring) – Magna Cum Laude Berklee College of Music, USA Recipient of Berklee Achievement Award; Dean’s List; Soren Christensen Award


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2017

1001 Martian Homes, Indonesia Pavilion, 57th La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
 

2015

Untold Movements, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Australia


2010

Deconstruction of a Wall, Ark Galerie, Indonesia


2008

Invasion, Motive Gallery, Netherlands


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS / SCREENINGS


2015

Global Imaginations, Museum de Lakenhal, Netherlands
Whose Game Is It?, Royal College of Art, United Kingdom
Border Cultures: Part Three (security, surveillance), Art Gallery of Windsor, Canada


2014

The Instrument Builders Project, National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Infinite Challenge, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Concept Context Contestation: art and the collective in Southeast Asia, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Thailand


2013

ONCE UPON A TIME... The Collection Now, Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands (ongoing)
Biennale Jogja XII, Indonesia
11th Sharjah Biennale, UAE


2012 

7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Australia
9th Gwangju Biennale: Roundtable, South Korea
What a Wonderful World: visions of contemporary Asian art of the world today, Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan


2011

The Global Contemporary: Art Worlds after 1989, ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art, Germany
4th Moscow Biennale: Rewriting Worlds, Russia
Transfigurations: Indonesian Mythologies, Espace culturel Louis Vuitton, France


2010

Manifesto of a New Aesthetics: Seven Artists from Indonesia, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore
Last Words: Asian Traffic, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Australia
The Problem of Asia, Para/Site Art Space at Chalk Horse, Australia


2009

Beyond the Dutch, Centraal Museum, Netherlands
38th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands (screening)
Jakarta Biennial XIII: Arena, Indonesia


2008

Coffee, Cigarettes and Pad Thai: Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia, Eslite Gallery, Taiwan
Be[com]ing Dutch, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands
Landing Soon #5, Cemeti Art House, Indonesia


2007

Geopolitics of the Animation, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Spain
WRO07, 12th International Media Art Biennale, Poland
Mapping the City, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Netherlands (screening)


2006

Hiding City, Seeking City, FACT at Liverpool Biennial, UK (screening)
Trial Balloons, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Spain  
Archipeinture, Le Plateau, France (screening)


2005

Spaces and Shadows, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Germany
2nd Yokohama Triennial: Art Circus (Jumping from the Ordinary) with Flying Circus Project, Japan
9th Istanbul Biennial: Istanbul, Turkey


SELECTED AWARDS / RESIDENCIES / PRODUCTIONS (COMMISSIONS)


2014

Australia Council for the Arts Creative Australia Fellowship 2014-2016

Australia Council for the Arts New Work – Mid Career grant

Arts Queensland Individuals Fund, Australia, for self-initiated residency series with Art Gallery of Windsor, Canada; Immigrant Movement International/Queens Museum, USA and La Galería de Comercio, Mexico


2013

Babel produced in cooperation with Yayasan Biennale Yogyakarta, Indonesia and Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE

Biennale Jogja XII Residency, Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE


2012

Eeny Meeny Money Moe, produced in cooperation with Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Australia

Nous ne notons pas les fleurs, Gwangju, produced in cooperation with Gwangju Biennale Foundation, South Korea


2011

The Butterfly Generator, produced in cooperation with ZKM Center for Art and Media, Germany, and Osage Art Foundation, Hong Kong

Nous ne notons pas les fleurs, Fort Ruigenhoek, produced in cooperation with Kaap/Stichting Storm, Netherlands

(Re)Collection of Togetherness – stage 6 and Fallen, produced in cooperation with Louis Vuitton Malletier, France


2009

Khoj Bihar, residency, Khoj International Workshop, India

Lure, produced in cooperation with Osage Gallery, Hong Kong


2007

Landing Soon #5, residency, Cemeti Art House, Indonesia


COLLECTIONS

Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Australia
He Xiangning Art Museum, China


SELECTED REVIEWS / INTERVIEWS

Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, Volume 14, Number 2, March/April 2015, Lisa Catt, Expressions of Chinese Ethnicity and Cultural Heritage in Contemporary Indonesian Art: FX Harsono and Tintin Wulia
Times Higher Education, 13 December 2012, Peter Hill, Pacific Specifics: Riding the Seventh Wave
Frieze Magazine Issue 144, January-February 2012, Valentin Diaconov, Fourth Moscow Biennale
Asia Art Archive, July 2011, Enoch Cheng, Diaaalogue: Interview with Tintin Wulia
Indonesia and the Malay World, Routledge UK 2009, Edwin Jurriëns, Motion and Distortion: the media in the art of Jompet and Tintin


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

The Global Contemporary and the Rise of the New Art Worlds, 2013, MIT Press, ISBN 9-7802-6251-8345
APT7, the 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, 2012, ISBN 9-7819-2150-3375
Plug In to Play, 2009, ISBN 9-7890-7014-9994
Globos Sonda/Trial Balloons, 2006, ISBN (MUSAC) 84-935132-3-7
Istanbul – 9th International Istanbul Biennial, 2005, ISBN 975-7363-44-8


SELECTED MAGAZINES

Gagarin edition 22/2010, Pupae – writer
Inside Indonesia, online, October 2008, The Name Game – or the years of living with no one to blame – writer