Boedi Widjaja
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New & RECENT PROJECTS

BLACK—HUT, ENCODED MOTHERLAND, INDONESIA BERTUTUR CURATED BY MELATI SURYODARMO, UBUD, 7 - 18 AUG 2024
LASTING IMPRESSIONS, SHANGHART SINGAPORE, 24 MAR - 10 APR 2024
SUPERIMPOSED CULTURES, SHANGHART SINGAPORE, 24 FEB - 9 MAR 2024
A LEXICON OF CURATED BY KAMILIAH BAHDAR, DE SUANTIO GALLERY, SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, 1 - 25 FEB 2024
IMMORTAL WORDS, PLATFORM PROJECT BY SHANGHART, ARTSG, SINGAPORE, 19 - 21 JAN 2024
IMMORTAL WORDS, CURATORIAL ESSAY BY LOREDANA pAZZINI-pARACCIANI, 42 WATERLOO STREET, SINGAPORE ART WEEK, JAN 19 - FEB 20 2024
INAUGURAL ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE AT tHE INSTITUTE FOR DIGITAL MOLECULAR ANALYTICS & SCIENCE, SINGAPORE, JAN - DEC 2024
PATH. 14, THE RIVER FLOWS TWO WAYS, THAILAND BIENNALE: THE OPEN WORLD, CHIANG RAI, DEC 9 2023 - APR 30 2024
TROPICAL: STORIES FROM SOUTHEAST ASIA AND LATIN AMERICA, NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE, NOV 18 2023 - MAR 24 2024
BLINDNESS, OBJECTIFS CENTRE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY & FILM, SINGAPORE, NOV 9 - 26 2023
PATH. 13, QUAVER CIPHER, HELWASER GALLERY, NYC, OCT 12 2023
TAIPEI DANGDAI, SHANGHART, MAY 12 - 14 2023
dAYS AFTER DAYS AFTER DAYS, SHANGHART SINGAPORE, aPR 21 - JUN 18 2023
PROCESS: ROVING IDEAS, sINGAPORE ART WEEK, JAN 6 - FEB 5 2023
MUOGRAPHERS GENERAL ASSEMBLY ARTIST TALK, DEC 15 2022
THE GLOBAL (DE)CENTRE ARTIST TALK FACILITATED BY DR. PEGGY LEVITT, NOV 9 2022
RENCONTRES INTERNATIONAL PARIS/BERLIN VIDEO LIBRARY, MAY 3 - 8, AUG 15 - 21 2022
A Tree+++ 记因・基亿
2021-22. Trilogy that began with a synthetic hybrid DNA premiered at Future Ages Will Wonder curated by Annie Jael Kwan for FACT Liverpool.
A tree rings, a tree sings 树龄°述铃
2021. DNA generative sound video commissioned by The Institutum for Open to Interpretation conceived by Boon Hui Tan, co-presented with Gasworks, London, supported by the National Arts Council Singapore and the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore Residencies program.
Path. 12, River Origin 浪淘沙
2021. Live Art, performed for the camera commissioned by BIO:ART SEA:T (Southeast Asia: Taiwan) and curated by Tang Fu Kuen. Supported by the National Arts Council Creation Grant and Exactly Foundation.
Path. 11, Blindness
2022. Experimental photography of cosmic ray particle muons commissioned by the Exactly Foundation.
Kang Ouw《侠客行》
2022. Solo exhibition at the Esplanade Tunnel, Singapore, curated by Lynda Tay. In-kind support by ShanghART Singapore. Singapore Art Week program.
house home homeland
Online presentation
Kang Ouw《侠客行》
Curatorial esssay
Artist's interview
DNA and Ancestral Memories 记因・基亿
Online presentation
Displaced Trees: A conversation with Boedi Widjaja
Artist's interview
Presented by the Global (De)Centre and facilitated by Dr. Peggy Levitt, Widjaja speaks on house home homeland through the lens of his practice.
Read curator Lynda Tay's essay and her interview with the artist in the relaunched Esplanade Visual Arts Exhibitions guide.
Facilitated by BIO:ART SEA:T (Southeast Asia Taiwan) curator Tang Fu Kuen, the artist and geneticist Assoc Prof Eric Yap speak on their art-science collaboration.
Chief Editor Christina J. Chua of so-far speaks to the artist on dislocation, memory, and the persistence of history.
To Mark. To Ground. The Shadows of Place
Podcast
Gaining Ground: Yarli Allison & Boedi Widjaja
Podcast
Walking with Ghosts: Six Conversations about Painting
Artist's interview
Place Imaginaries, Orbiting around a Clear Opening and Approaching DNA as a System of Language
Artist's interview
Architect-academic-artist Nina Freedman hosts WHEREING, a channel that explores the psychological impact of space and place. In S2 Ep.4, Freedman speaks with the artist on his practice that explores themes of diaspora, memory, cultural hybridity, identity and space.
Curator-in-residence Annie J. Kwan chats with Yarli Allison and Boedi, "What does the concept of memory mean when making artwork? What are the challenges artists face when systems and technology are used to tell personal stories? And if reconstructing history is important, why?"
Jonathan Nichols' conversations with six artists on painting; a book published on the occasion of his PhD exhibition at VCA Arts pace, Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, University of Melbourne.
In ObjectLessonsSpace Psychogeographies issue, Joella Kiu began with a question on the artist's four-line, bilingual poem: Rivers and lakes/ Tanah dan air/ Land and water/ Sungai sejarah.
Inspector, Inspector
Book cover
Cladogram: 2ND KMA International Juried Biennial
First Prize
Lighting Candles for a Local Osiris
Online journal
Displaced Trees: A conversation with Boedi Widjaja
Artist's interview
Singapore Unbound founder Jee Leong Koh's latest poetry publication with Carcanet Press features a still from Boedi's DNA generative video A tree rings, a tree sings 树龄°述铃. Inspector Inspector struggles with the legacies of fathers, personal, poetic and political.
Juried by independent curator-academic-writer Yasmeen Siddiqui, the artist was awarded First Prize for A tree rings, a tree sings 树龄°述铃
. A cladogram is a branching diagram that shows relationships among different species and their history of evolution.
A tree rings, a tree sings 树龄°述铃 video stills accompany Darryl Lim Weijie's meditation on the work of the late Wong Phui Nam, n Singapore Unbound's journal SUSPECT.
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