Gabriel Aries Setiadi
JAKARTA, INA, 1984
GABRIEL ARIES setiadi (b. 1984) completed his studies at the Department of Fine Art, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB). He then completed his master's degree also at the Fine Art Study Program, Bandung Institute of Technology. Gabriel focusing on explores the inclusion of new materials into his artistic practice that previously concentrated in stone carving. The inclusion of polyresin and acrylic sheets enables him to discuss contradiction and opposition, and the possibilities to establish balance and harmony from two contradictory entities. Gabriel has participated in several national and international exhibitions. He has also participated in artist residency programs at Sungai Segget Public Art Programs, Johor Bahru, Malaysia (2017). In 2018 Gabriel did two solo exhibitions in a row, KONTRAS MATERI (Orbital Dago, Bandung), and SELA SAWALA ( CG Art Space, Jakarta). He also finished his Commission Work for Site-Specific Installation on Salihara International Performing Arts Festival in the same year (2018).