Amor Fati by Roy Voragen
My UbuWeb top #10 for September 2015.
I spent 365 days on Ubu, see here for the full PDF.
--> AGUGN PRABOWOunguarded guardsJogja Contemporaryopening: 7 pm Thursday 3 September 2015the exhibition is until 23 September 2015artist talk 4 pm Friday 4 September 2015We Went WildKrack Studioopening: 7 pm Saturday 5 September 2015the exhibition is until 5 October 2015papermaking workshop 3 pm Saturday 12 September 2015Curated by Roy VoragenJogja Contemporary and Krack Studio collaborate...
unguarded guards is a solo exhibition by Agugn Prabowo at Jogja Contemporary, 3-23 September, 2015. For my catalog essay see here.
Download the curatorial essay for looping loopholes here, looping loopholes is an exhibition by Duto Hardono, Muhammad Akbar and Rizki Resa Utama (aka OQ) at Yeo Workshop, Singapore, 24 April - 15 June, 2015.
  Duto Hardono Muhammad AkbarRizki Resa Utama (aka OQ)Yeo Workshop, Singapore, 24 April – 15 June 2015Opening: Friday 24 April, 6-9pmTalk: Saturday 25 April, 2-3.30pmmoderated by Michael Lee  Curated by Roy Voragen Language in all its shapes and forms is what gives us body. We whisper, we yell, we argue, we declare, we state this and that. We listen, we pretend to listen. We look, gaze, st...
Download the Dear Curator Curate Me booklet here.April/May 2014 Dear Curator Curate Me was organized in Yogyakarta in collaboration with Cemeti Art House and Ruang MES56. In Yogyakarta, three curators participated: Mira Asriningtyas, Pitra Hutomo and Grace Samboh.
manifesto #superduperdecorativeart1. #superduperdecorativeart comes by many names and in different disguises.2. We will no longer allow for any more boring art! 3. What cannot be said, should be joked about.4.5. #superduperdecorativeart is beyond beauty yet aesthetic.6. #superduperdecorativeart is artificial and characterized by a high-degree of plasticity.7.#superduperdecorativeart has no clear-c...
Unoriginal Sin IIArt in the Expired FieldSolo exhibition by Asmudjo J. Irianto at LAF, Yogyakarta.Opening: Friday 28 November 7.30 pmArtist talk: Saturday 29 NovemberExhibition runs until 28 December 2014My text can be downloaded here.
'Looking at the Big Sky' is a traveling program by Goethe Institut ( of 14 videos by students from four art schools in Germany: Braunschweig University of Art, Düsseldorf Art Academy, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne, and Academy of Fine Arts, Munich. The selection was made by Renate Buschmann ( and Leonhard Emmerling. The videos range from fictional n...
Sergio Beltran, from Mexico City, stays as a guest at Roma Arts and ASNARUPA. He is in Bandung to give a Situationist workshop, which is facilitated by BCCF & Sembilan Matihari (for more info on his workshop see here). And he presents his thoughts on this workshop at the fifth Arte Polis conference at ITB.
The e-catalog of Deden Durahman's solo exhibition Amorphous Amours at RKFA can be downloaded here.
--> Amorphous AmoursDeden Hendan DurahmanThe body is to be compared, not to a physical object, but rather to a work of art.Maurice Merleau-PontyThe Phenomenology of PerceptionFor his solo exhibition at RKFA, Singapore, 17 July – 17 August 2014, Deden Hendan Durahman (Majalaya, Indonesia, 1974) presents his new series Amorphous Amours (2014): multi-layered choreographies of serial de/re-con...
Amorphous AmoursA solo exhibition by Deden HendanDurahman at RKFA, SingaporeCurated by Roy Voragen  Opening: 17 July 2014Until: 7 August 2014Artspace@Helutrans39 Keppel Road#01-05 Tanjong Pagar DistriparkSingapore 089065E info@rkfineart.comT +65 6221 1209F +65 6221 1249My curatorial essay can be downloaded here.
Kristoffer Ardena's Dear Curator Curate Me next stop is Grey Projects in Singapore, July, 2014. Artist, curator & author (and co-founder of Grey Projects) Jason Wee is the curator.
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