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Riyan Kresnandi

Riyan Kresnandi is a multidisciplinary artist, he often uses new media as a medium in his work. Completed his Visual Communication Design studies at Sekolah Tinggi Seni Rupa dan Desain Visi Yogyakarta in 2017. While studying actively became an assistant lecturer in the History of Fine Arts and The History of Graphic Design. He was a teacher at Eko Nugroho Art Class in 2018-2020. He has considerable interest in cinematography practice and has directed several music videos such as Sisir Tanah, Untitled Joy, SKoE, and several documentary shorts LMS. Selected as a Young Winner Artist at Media Art Globe 20 (2020), a new media art event on an international scale. His last lm in collaboration with Sirin Farid Stevy with the title “NGAWANG: The Lost Experience From The Past” was shown at ArtJog 2021. Became the initiator of equator museum, an online game-based virtual museum (Minecraft) featured in Biennale Jogja XVI Equator #6 2021. The issue of humanity has always been interesting to me, especially in Indonesia. One of them is the issue of genocide 65. Emotionally genocide 65 is indeed quite attached to the history of my family, besides that this issue until now has never been confirmed by the state. Through this issue also my mindset developed towards a broader humanitarian issue and not only on issue 65. Not working as a full-time artist, actually helped me in my research work. I learned a lot from people I met, from friends hanging out, co-workers to clients. The meeting of various fields goes hand in hand with my tendency to choose new media as my medium of work. New media made me keep learning and not stop exploring art.