Ruth Marbun Jakarta based artist Ruth Marbun’s artworks are an ongoing exploration in figurative painting.
Her works are simultaneously carefree and full of thought – liberated through aesthetic freedom, and yet containing a personal narrative, an emotional output that articulate universal human themes.
2008 Bachelor Degree in Fashion Design, Raffles Design Institute, Singapore 2004 Fashion Foundation, London College of Fashion, London, UK
2018 *Terms & conditions apply, mini solo with Clear Gallery Tokyo at Art Jakarta 2017 “Prologue: Image Not Found, Jogja Contemporary, Jogjakarta
2015 “Waktu Tak Pandai Berbohong”, Suar Artspace, Jakarta
Selected Group Exhibitions
2018 “On Traces” at Edwin’s Gallery, Jakarta. “1x1” at Madison Avenue Gallery, Jakarta
2017 “Dunia Kecil Dunia Besar, Kecil Itu Indah 15” at Edwin’s Gallery, Jakarta.
“Semanggi Kita, Jakarta Kita, Jakarta Kami” Collaboration Deskranada DKIJakarta and Dia.Lo.Gue Artspace at Senayan City, Jakarta.
2016 “Soul Factory”, Interactive installation at International Puppet Festival Pesta Boneka 5, Jogjakarta.
“Understanding Chaos in an Introduction to Beauty” at Unknown Asia at Herbis Hall, Osaka, Japan.
“As Luck Would Do” exhibition with Yuka Ueda, Halo Galo, Kyoto, Japan. 2015 “Manifesto Makanan”, Dia.Lo.Gue Exi(s)t 4, Jakarta
“WANITA: Female Artivism – Jakarta! Exhibition”, Footscray Community Arts Centre, Australia
“Rendering Regime”, Dewan Kesenian Jakarta, Jakarta
“Hello” Mini Group Exhibition, Artotel, Jakarta
2014 “March for Exhibition”, WWF, Car-free Day public space, Jakarta
“Temukan Indonesiamu”, Aqua 40th Anniversary, Jakarta
2018 Set design for Bukamusik video featuring Teddy Aditya, Jakarta.
2017 “Suara Dari Jauh” Visuals for a poem musical album written by Goenawan Mohamad and performed by AriReda, Jakarta.
“Setjangkir Kopi Dari Plaja” Merchandise design (scarf) with Papermoon Puppet Theatre, Jogjakarta.
“Patah Tumbuh Hilang Berganti”, a capsule collection with Rama Dauhan, Jakarta.
2016 “Janji Kang Jait”, in collaboration with Rama Dauhan, A.P.A Space, Jakarta.
2015 Pop up Dining Experience “Meja Makan Vol.1”, in collaboration with Kushandari Arfanidewi and Eugenio Hendro, at Coworkinc., Jakarta.
2016 Made In, Interview, Jakarta
2015 Free! Magazine, Interview, Jakarta
2013 Kult Magazine, illustration for “Unbreakble” edition, Singapore. 2012 Dash Magazine, fashion illustration, UK
2017 Two Frames video with Qubicle https://qubicle.id/story/two-frames-we-re- waiting-you-at-blok-m
2016 Videos https://qubicle.id/search?q=ruth+marbun
Interview http://ajourneybespoke.com/people/afternoon-jakarta-based- artist-ruth-utay-marbun/
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