ENGLISHNatasha Tontey is an artist based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Her artistic practice predominantly explores the fictional accounts of the history and myths surrounding ‘manufactured fear.’ In her practice, she observes any possibilities of other futures that are projected not from the perspective of major and established institutions, but a subtle and personal struggle of the outcasted entities and beings. Her recent exhibitions include solo show at Auto Italia, London (2022). And selected group shows at Singapore Biennale (2022); De Stroom Den Haag (2022); GHOST;2565, Bangkok, Thailand (2022); Protozone8 Queer Trust, Zurich, Switzerland (2022); Arko Art Council, Seoul, Korea (2022), Leeum Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea (2022); Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (2021); transmediale, Berlin (2021); Performance Space 2021, Sydney; Other Futures, Amsterdam (2021); Singapore International Film Festival (2021), Kyoto Experiment 2021; Asian Film Archive, Singapore (2021). In 2020, she received the HASH Award from the ZKM, Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe and Akademie Schloss-Solitude. She is a fellow for Human Machine of the Junge Akademie at Akademie der Künste Berlin 2021-2023.
FEATURES / REVIEWS / INTERVIEWS
5𝐰𝟒𝐫𝐦𝟏𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐡@𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐭𝟑𝐫𝐬 𝖎𝖓 𝖙𝖍𝖊 𝖜𝖔𝖗𝖑𝖉 𝖜𝖎𝖉𝖊 𝖜𝖊𝖇 Natasha Tontey in conversation with Bianca Winataputri, October 2019
MaHKU Script Speculating in the Dark Times, Authors: Natasha Tontey & Sanne Oorthuizen, 1 October 2019
Schloss Post, The Future is a Cockroach, Interview by Clara Herrman, March 2018
Beritagar.id, Makan Mayit Bukan Bercanda (Indonesia), February 2017
BBC Indonesia, Polisi panggil seniman pembuat seni penampilan #makanmayit (Indonesia), March 2017
WhiteboardJournal.com, Metode Visual Bersama Natasha Gabriella Tontey, January 2017