Lot 121

Angki Purbandono
b. Indonesia, 1971

Trilogy of Knowledge:
Master’s Degree,
Doctoral Degree,
Out of Degree

scanography print
115 x 115cm each (set of 3)

Private collection, Kuala Lumpur

ESTIMATE RM 4,000 – 7,000
Angki constantly challenges and re-questions general perceptions in the world of art-photography. Angki lays out the trilogy out of the three subtitles, which are Master’s Degree, Doctoral Degree, and Out Of Degree. The artist contemplates on the meaning of knowledge acquired throughout the course of one’s life.

Angki studied in the Modern School of Design, Yogyakarta, in 1993-1994, and furthered his studies at the Indonesian Institute of Art, Yogyakarta, in 1994-1999. He received the Asian Artist Fellowship from the National Museum of Contemporary Art, South Korea, at the Changdong Art Studio in 2005-2006. He had solos in Kuala Lumpur (Kissing The Methods, Richard Koh Fine Art, 2009), Singapore, Hong Kong and Bali, Indonesia. He was included in the Space And Shadows Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia exhibition at the Haus World Cultural House in Berlin in 2005. His work, Miss Gorilla, fetched RM3,068 at the Henry Butcher Oct 4, 2015 auction.