This international seminar is a collaboration between the Visual Art Study Program, Faculty of Visual Art and Design, ITB with Bandung Photography Triennale 2022. This seminar will deliver four central perspectives from keynotes; they are;
ASMUDJO JONO IRIANTO
Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
Asmudjo is a lecturer on Contemporary Art and Ceramic Studio expertise in the Faculty of Art and Design, Bandung Institute of Technology. He and Henricus Napitsunargo serve as curators of Bandung Photography Triennale 2022. He is also an artist with a strong perspective on recent phenomena such as the great epoch Anthropocene. He lives and works in Bandung.
Monash University, Australia
Visual artist Dr. Ella Whateley received her practice-led doctorate in Painting – The Metaphysics of Space, Painting a Body of Light – in 2016 from the School of Art and Design, Australian National University, Canberra. During 2017-2018 Whateley was a Vice Chancellor’s Visiting Artist Fellow collaborating with the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences ANU on perceptions of time duration and tutoring in Painting and Art Theory.
Whateley’s passion for European inks and papers – a component of her doctoral work within the context of exploration into – the metaphysics of space – was further developed during a 2018 residency at the National Táiwān University of Arts funded by the Taipei Ministry of Education. She conducted conceptual and material research into traditional Chinese painting and Chinese calligraphy, using Chinese inks and papers combined with Western materials and culminating in exhibitions of hybridized works in both Taiwan and Australia.
Cornell University, US
Brian Arnold is a photographer, writer, musician, and educator based in Ithaca, NY. Working primarily as a fine arts photographer specializing in chemically produced black and white photographs, Arnold has studied a great range of photographic printmaking techniques and recently completed a book with Oxford University Press, Alternative Processes in Photography: Technique, History, and Creative Potential.
He has also pursued a study of Indonesian art and music for several years and is currently working in a research position in the Cornell University Southeast Asia Program.
He has lectured on and taught photography at a variety of Institutions around the world, including Cornell University, the School of Art and Design at Alfred University, Massachusetts College of Art, the National Gallery of Art in Australia, the University of Indonesia, the Santa Reparata International School of Art, the Beijing Film Academy, Light Work, the Rochester Institute of Technology, Visual Studies Workshop, and the Indonesian Visual Arts Archive, amongst many other institutions.
Academy of Fine Arts in Leipzig, Germany
Sabrina Asche works with photography, video, text, and various printing techniques. In 2010 she received a scholarship from the BMBF for her Bachelor’s studies at the University of Fine Arts, Braunschweig. Furthermore, she studied in the class of artistic photography and moving images at the Academy of Fine Arts in Leipzig, which she completed in 2020 with a Master’s degree. In 2018, she was supported by the Goethe Institute Dhaka for an exhibition at the Drik Gallery in Bangladesh. In the same year, she received a scholarship from Goethe-Institut Mumbai. Sabrina Asche is currently the winner of the Documentary Photography Award 13 of the Wüstenrot Foundation. In 2020 she got the KdFS China residency scholarship. Her works are represented in the collection of the Culture Foundation of the Free State of Saxony of the State Art Collections Dresden.