Anang Saptoto Seed Awards recipient

Anang Saptoto profile
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Themes

  • Environment/Climate emergency
  • Free expression/civil society
  • Reexamining history

Disciplines

  • Photography
  • Artistic Research
  • Design
  • Media/Journalism
  • Video Art
  • Visual Art

Country

  • Indonesia

Anang Saptoto is an artist, designer, and activist living in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He completed his education at the Visual Communication Design Department, Yogyakarta Vision Design Academy (2000-2005), and at the Television Department, Faculty of Record Media Arts, Yogyakarta Indonesian Art Institute (2002-2009). His collaborative practice focuses on ecology and social change, using art as a tool to question and open new possibilities. He often supports environmental, human rights movements and collaborates with children, schools, disabled communities, and social organizations. Interaction, building solidarity, and collaboration are methods he considers to be very important for his work. Starting in 2020, he became a collective director of MES 56.

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