Eddie Hara, ‘Postcard From The Alps Series #3’, 2008-2014, Nadi Gallery
Eddie Hara, ‘Postcard From The Alps Series #3’, 2008-2014, Nadi Gallery

Eddie Hara

Born November 10, 1957 in Salatiga, Indonesia
Currently lives and works in Basel, Switzerland

Education and Background
1980 – 1989 Indonesian Institute of Arts (ISI), Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1989 – 1990 Akademie voor Beeldende Kunst Enschede (AKI), the Netherlands

Artist in Residencies:
1991 "Double Dutch", Stichting Kunst Mondiaal, Tilburg, the Netherlands
1996 IAAB, Christoph Merian Stiftung (CMS), Basel, Switzerland
2004 Studio 106, Lasalle Art College, Singapore
2005 Recyclart, Bruxelles, Belgium

Solo Exhibitions:
2011 "Carnival of the FUNtastic", Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
2007 "Global Warming, Cool Art!", Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
2005 "Captain Fuck & Co", Canna Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
2004 "We Are Not Alone-Lost Heroes and Sensible Weirdoes", Jendela Art Space, Esplanade,
Singapore
"Blues for Mimmo (Part II)", Danes Art Veranda, Denpasar, Indonesia
2003 "Blues for Mimmo", Eulenspiegel Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
"The Beasts in Me", Chouinard Gallery, Hong Kong
2002 "Sweat Beasts", Semarang Gallery, Semarang, Indonesia
2001 "Carnival of the Fools", Ost – West Gallery, Riehen, Switzerland
"Postcards from the Alps", Oeffentliche Fachbibliothek Schule fuer Gestaltung, Basel,
Switzerland
2000 "Work on Paper", Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1999 "ARTROCK 99", La Pasarelle, St. Brieuc, France
"Sweet Beast", Atelier Katharina F, Basel, Switzerland
1998 "Postcards from the Alps", Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
"The Crowded Universe", Kunstverein Bahlingen A. K, Germany
1996 "(Peculiar) Vibration from Beyond the Java Sea", Museum der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland
Christoph Merian Stiftung (CMS) Atelier, Basel, Switzerland
1993 Rue 50, Basel, Switzerland
"Pacifico Weirdo – Vibrations from Beyond the Pacific Rim", De Schone Kunsten, Haarlem,
the Netherlands
Galerie Frenhofer, Enschede, the Netherlands
Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
C – Line Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
1990 Galerie Kolin, Zug, Switzerland
Galerie Frenhofer, Enschede, the Netherlands
1989 Atelier Thomi Keller, Basel, Switzerland
"The Hidden Mountain", De Schone Kunsten, Heemstede, the Netherlands
1988 Cemeti Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1987 Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2011 “Indonesian Eye: Fantasies and Realities”, Ciputra Artpreneur Center, Jakarta, Indonesia and
the Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
“Art Amsterdam”, Artipoli Gallery, Noorden, the Netherlands
“Art Stage Singapore”, Nadi Gallery and Canna Gallery, Singapore
“Hong Kong International Art Fair (ART HK 11)”, Nadi Gallery, Hong Kong
“New Pop New World”, Element Art Space, Singapore
2010 “Jazzcraft Vaganza”, Kota Baru Parahyangan, Bandung, Indonesia
“Emptiness”, International Art Redlight, Amsterdam.
”Art Amsterdam”, Artipoli Gallery Noorden, the Netherlands.
“Scope Basel”, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts New York, Switzerland.
“Hong Kong International Art Fair (ART HK 10)”, Nadi Gallery, Hong Kong
2009 "CIGE 2009" (China International Gallery Exposition), Nadi Gallery, Beijing, China
“The Next Wave – Outsider Lowbrow Punk Art?”, Avanthay Contemporary, Zurich,
Switzerland
“Hong Kong International Art Fair (ART HK 09)”, Nadi Gallery, Hong Kong
“Jogja Jamming” Biennale Jogja X 2009, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2008 “Art Asia Miami”, Miami, USA
“Ping Pong”, A Basel-Miami Artist Inisiative, M54, Basel, Switzerland
“Crazycurators Biennale II”, Space Galeria Priestor for Contemporary Arts, Bratislava, Slovak
Republic
“Expose #1 - A Presentation of Indonesian Contemporary Art by Deutsche Bank & Nadi
Gallery”, Four Seasons Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia
“Manifesto”, the National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
"CIGE 2008" (China International Gallery Exposition), Nadi Gallery, Beijing, China
“Beyond Cartoon”, Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
“Indonesian Invasion”, Sin Sin Fine Art, Hongkong
2007 "Imagined Affandi", Gedung Arsip Nasional, Jakarta, Indonesia, organized by Semarang
Gallery
"Celebr'art'e Fire Boar", CSIS, Jakarta & Griya Santrian Gallery, Bali, Indonesia, organized
by Kupu-Kupu Gallery
"You Say Art We Say Yeah", Daeppen Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
"Indonesian Contemporary Artists", Sin Sin Fine Art, Hongkong
2005 "Invasion of Punks", Christophe Lambert & Eddie Hara, Espace Courant d'Art, Chevenez,
Jura, Switzerland
2002 Art Zuerich, Asian Fine Arts Pruess and Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Art Frankfurt, Asian Fine Arts Pruess and Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2001 Art Cologne, Asian Fine Arts Pruess and Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2000 "Gambar Ajal dan Kegirangan Baru", Ivan Sagito & Eddie Hara, Santi Gallery, Jakarta,
Indonesia
1999 – 2002 "Awas! Recent Art from Indonesia", Tour Exhibition: (Yogyakarta) Indonesia,
(Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Cairns) Australia, (Hiroshima, Ashikawa) Japan,
(Amsterdam) the Netherlands, (Aachen, Berlin) Germany, (Jakarta) Indonesia
1998 "Art Amsterdam", De Schone Kunsten, Haarlem, the Netherlands
"Schwischen Raume", Blatter AG, Bern, Switzerland
"Imaging Selves", Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
"Sisi Lain Orang Indonesia dan Negerinya", Santi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
1997 Eddie Hara & Nyoman Erawan, Santi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
"Slot in the Box", Cemety Contemporary Art Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
"Selection '97", Kunsthaus Baselland, Switzerland
1996 "Semar", Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
"Tiga Arus Baru", Santi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
1995 "Drawings", DiMata Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1994 9th Jakarta Biennial, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta, Indonesia
"Nur Gora Rupa", Surakarta, Indonesia
8th Triennial India, New Delhi, India
1993 “Het Land dat in Mij Woont”, Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken, the Hague,
the Netherlands
1992 "ASEAN Festival of the Arts", Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1991 "Double Dutch", Art Project, Tilburg, the Netherlands
"Sama-Sama", Centrum Beeldende Kunst Oosterpoort, Groningen, the Netherlands
(catalogue); traveled to Tilburg, the Netherlands, Yogyakarta and Jakarta, Indonesia
"Umsonst", Lighthouse, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
The Drawing Room Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA
"Pacific Rim Art Book Show", Pasadena & Hayward, California, USA
1989 "Namenlose", Charlotte Buri Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
1988 "Ekspresi Enam", Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta, Indonesia
“Hedendaaggse Indonesische Kunst”, Volkenkundig Museum Nusantara, Delft,
the Netherlands
1987 “Three Indonesian Artists”, De Schone Kunsten, Heemstede, the Netherlands
1986 2nd Biennial de la Habana, Havana, Cuba
1984 5th Biennial of Young Indonesian Painters, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta, Indonesia
1983 Kelompok Sketsa, Satya Wacana Christian University, Salatiga, Indonesia

Art Experiences:
2008 Mural at M54, Basel, Switzerland
2007 "Art is Cheap – Project Two", a 60 minute performance at Imprimerie, Basel, Switzerland
Mural at Daeppen Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
Mural at Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
2006 "Art is Cheap – Project One", a 56 minute performance at Schalter, Basel, Switzerland
2005 Mural at La Chapelle Tunnel, Recyclart, Bruxelles, Belgium
2003 Mural at Nordstern Club, Basel, Switzerland
2002 Mural at Berlin Wall Painting Project, Art Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Mural at Semarang Gallery, Semarang, Indonesia
2001 Mural at Ludwig Forum fuer Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
Mural at Pruess and Ochs Galerie, Berlin, Germany
1994 "Playground II", a 13 minute performance, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1993 "Art and Nature", an Environmental Art Project funded by the Goethe Institute, Munduk,
Bali, Indonesia
1992 "BINAL Experimental Art", Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1991 "Double Dutch", a confrontation with Dutch art and culture, Stichting Kunst Mondiaal,
Tilburg, the Netherlands
1989 Mural at Jugendhaus, Muttenz, Switzerland
1986 "Playground", a 10 minutes performance with Luluk Purwanto (violin) and Juan Mor’O
(Philippine artist); music, visual arts and theatre, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
"Seni Derita/Hardship Art", a 24 hour performance with Dutch artist Ellen Urselmann,
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
"Homage to the Sun God", a performance with WACAE’s textile dept. students (Perth,
Australia), Prambanan Temple, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Work in Collections:

  • Artipoli Art Gallery, Noorden, the Netherlands
  • Canna Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Cemeti Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Deutsche Bank Central Frankfurt, Germany
  • Deutsche Bank, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Lontar Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Ministry of Social Affairs, Den Haag, the Netherlands
  • Municipal of Filderstadt, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Museum der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland
  • Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Oei Hong Djien Museum, Magelang, Indonesia
  • PT. Kawan Lama, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Semarang Gallery, Semarang, Indonesia
  • Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
  • Valentine Willie Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Widayat Museum, Magelang, Indonesia
  • Zurich Insurance, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • In private collections

About Eddie Hara

Group Shows

2016
Sin Sin Fine Art, 
Hong Kong,
Reach For The HeART Fund Raising Exhibition

Fair History on Artsy

2015
Semarang Gallery at Art Stage Singapore 2015
2014
Semarang Gallery at Art Stage Singapore 2014
2013
Semarang Gallery at Art Basel Hong Kong 2013