Albert Yonathan Setyawan – S.E.A. Focus

Albert Yonathan Setyawan

Indonesia / Mizuma Gallery

Albert Yonathan Setyawan (b. 1983, Bandung, Indonesia) graduated with a PhD in Ceramic Art from Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto, Japan in 2020 and a MFA in Ceramics from Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia in 2012. His ceramic works incorporate different mediums such as drawing, video, installation and performance art. His exhibitions include: Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia (2019); SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan (2017) and the Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (2019); TERRENE, POLA Museum Annex, Tokyo, Japan (solo, 2017). He was one of five artists exhibited in the Indonesian Pavilion with the theme Sakti, a concept taken from Indonesia’s rich cultural heritage at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013. Setyawan has undertaken artist residencies at Canberra’s Strathnairn Arts Association, Australia (2016); and The Japan Foundation at Shigaraki Ceramics Cultural Park, Shigaraki, Japan (2009). Albert Yonathan Setyawan lives and works in Tokyo, Japan.

Albert Yonathan Setyawan will be presenting his works at Mizuma Gallery.