Rifky Effendy was born in Jakarta in December 1968. He studied at Art Departement, ITB. Effendys 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, Rifky established the Bandung-based art space 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 Indonesias newspaper of record, Kompas. He is now working as curator of Indonesia Pavilion at 55th Venice Biennale, 2013.
Rifky Effendy Thursday, April 18, 2013 6:30pm The New School The Wollman Hall 65 West 11th Street (enter at 66 West 12th Street) New York, NY 10011 FREE Rifky Effendy speaks at the Curators Perspective, an itinerant public discussion series that features international curators who distill current happenings in contemporary art, including the artists they […]read more »