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Biography

Rangga Purbaya (b. 1976) is a visual artist from Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He graduated from the Photography department in the Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta. He considers art as a medium for reflection, a catalyzer for building reconciliation, and an agent for transformation. His work integrates different mediums, such as photography, text, mix-media, video installation, and performance. Collective memory, history, and archives are his primary research focus.

In the last five years, he was working with Indonesia’s 1965 genocide issues. Some of the projects are: Stories Left Untold, Investigating Boentardjo, Letter To The Lost One, and Landscape Of Deception. Rangga’s work has been featured in numerous gallery, art fair, and festival exhibition including Fête de l'Humanité, Unseen CO-OP Amsterdam, Jimei x Arles Photo Festival, Bangkok Photo Festival, ACC (Asia Culture Center), Goethe Institute Indonesien, and Ruang Mes 56.