⇩ What Tintin had done.

For a selected list, download a brief CV.

Tintin Wulia is a recipient of the Australia Council of the Arts’ Creative Australia Fellowship 2014-2016.

• 2007-2014
PhD (Art)
RMIT University, Australia
Recipient of Australian Postgraduate Award
Exegesis title: Aleatoric Geopolitics: art, chance and critical play on the border
• 1991-1998
Bachelor of Engineering (Architecture) – second upper class honours
Universitas Katolik Parahyangan, Indonesia
• 1995-1997
Bachelor of Music (Film Scoring) – Magna Cum Laude
Berklee College of Music, USA
Recipient of Berklee Achievement Award; Dean’s List; Soren Christensen Award
• 9 July - 22 August 2015
Untold Movements
4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney
Subjektive Projektionen: Tintin Wulia, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Germany
Deconstruction of a Wall, Ark Galerie, Indonesia
Invasion, Motive Gallery, Netherlands
Plug In #21, Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands

• 31 January – 10 May 2015
Border Cultures: Part Three (security, surveillance)
Art Gallery of Windsor

• 30 January 2015
Make Your Own Passport workshop
Part of Border Cultures: Part Three (security, surveillance)
Art Gallery of Windsor

• 26-29 January 2015
Three Walks for Singapore workshop
Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore

• 28 January 2015
Central, Hong Kong: an Urban Forest Tale presentation
Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore

• 5 – 22 March 2015
Whose Game Is It?
Royal College of Art, London
United Kingdom

• 5 - 20 March 2015
Trade/Trace/Transit research trip
Hong Kong

• July 2015
Make Your Own Passport workshop
Part of Border Cultures: Part Three (security, surveillance)
Art Gallery of Windsor

• 30 July - 2 August 2015
Thinking Currents
Seattle Art Fair


• 30 January - 2 February 2014
India Art Fair
with Latitude 28 and Osage Gallery
NSIC Exhibition Grounds, New Delhi

• 6-9 March 2014
Moving Image New York
with Osage Gallery
Waterfront New York Tunnel, New York

• 12 March - 6 September 2014
Fiesta Kota Tua
Jakarta Contemporary Art Space, Jakarta

• 13-14 March 2014
Focus on: Tintin Wulia
XXI Short Film Festival, Jakarta

• 15 March - 9 April 2014
The Instrument Builders Project, Jogja
(follow the blog) Indonesia

• 28 March - 4 May 2014
Ark Galerie, Jogja

• 29 April - 13 July 2014
Infinite Challenge
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), Seoul and Gwacheon
South Korea

• 16 May - 15 July 2014
Market Forces
City University of Hong Kong and
Osage Gallery
Hong Kong

• 1 June - 14 August 2014
Residency Series
Art Gallery of Windsor, Canada
Immigrant Movement International hosted by Queens Museum, USA
La Galería de Comercio at Casa del Lago, Mexico

• 18 July - 12 October 2014
Immaterial Frontiers 2.0
National Visual Arts Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

• 2 September - 23 November 2014
SeMA Biennale: Mediacity Seoul 2014
'10 Years of Video Art in Indonesia' (2001-2009, OK. Video and ruangrupa, Indonesia) screening
South Korea

• 22-31 October 2014
9th Asian Contemporary Art Week
Asia Society Museum, New York City

• 24 October - 7 November 2014
Line screening program
The Jerusalem Show VII: Fractures
at the 2nd Qalandiya International, Jerusalem

• 1 - 23 November 2014
The Instrument Builders Project - stage 3
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

• 27 December 2014 - 24 January 2015
Trade/Trace/Transit research trip
Hong Kong


• 13 December 2013 – 16 March 2014
Concept Context Contestation: art and the collective in Southeast Asia
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre

• 16 November 2013 – 6 January 2014
Not a Dead End
Biennale Jogja XII

ONCE UPON A TIME... The Collection Now, Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands
Sharjah Biennial 11 - Re:emerge. Towards a New Cultural Cartography, UAE
Concept Context Contestation: art and the collective in Southeast Asia, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Thailand
Local Futures, He Xiangning Art Museum, China
Orienting: With or Without You, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art at Lawrence Wilson Gallery, University of Western Australia Museums, Australia
Art Stage Singapore, Indonesian Pavillion, Singapore
Art Basel Hong Kong with Osage Gallery, Hong Kong
Crossing Contemporary Cultures, MiFA Gallery, Australia
Ordinary Negotiation, Korean-Indonesian Artists Exchange Exhibition, Lotte Shopping Avenue, Indonesia
Immaterial Frontiers, a Singapore Biennale Parallel Event, ADM Gallery, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Gaslighting, CMR Gallery, UK
Into Asia Time-based Art Festival 2013 - Microcities, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, USA
Video di Ruang Gelap (screening), Kineforum, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Indonesia
7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Australia
9th Gwangju Biennale: Roundtable, South Korea
What a Wonderful World: visions of contemporary Asian art of the world today, Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
Here and There, Now and Then, Langgeng Art Foundation, Indonesia
Archive, National Gallery, Indonesia
Survival Techniques: Narratives of Resistance, Museum of Contemporary Photography, USA
Manifesto #3: Orde dan Konflik, National Gallery, Indonesia
Zeitgeist, Bataviasche Kunstkring, Indonesia
ArtHK with Osage Gallery, Hong Kong
Market Forces: whither contemporary art, Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
ART | JOG | 12, Looking East: a gaze upon Indonesian contemporary art, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Homo Ludens 3, Emmitan Gallery, Surabaya, Indonesia
art:gwangju:12, with Osage Gallery, Gwangju, South Korea
Encounter: The Royal Academy in Asia, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore
Marcel Duchamp in Southeast Asia, Equator Art Projects, Gillman Barracks, Singapore
What is it to be Chinese?, Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany
Beyond Pressure: Festival of Contemporary Art Myanmar 2012, Karaweik Oo Yin Kabar, Yangon, Myanmar
The Global Contemporary: Art Worlds after 1989, ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art, Germany
4th Moscow Biennial: Rewriting Worlds, Russia
Transfigurations: Indonesian Mythologies, Espace culturel Louis Vuitton, France
OK.Video – 5th Jakarta International Video Festival, National Gallery, Indonesia
Catching the High Tide: Video Art from Indonesia, Lasalle Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore
Membajak TV, Galeri Salihara, Indonesia
Homo Ludens 2, Emmitan Gallery, Indonesia
È necessario che le nuvole fuoriescano dalla cornice (It is necessary that the clouds come out of the frame), a project of Sponge ArteContemporanea, Arthub Asia at Sponge Living Space, Italy
Commercial Break, a project of Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Venice Biennale, Italy
Kaap 2011 - Adventurous Art for Children, Fort Ruigenhoek, Netherlands
Menggagas Kekinian Indonesia dalam Seni Media, Taman Budaya Provinsi Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia
• Art Stage Singapore, with Ark Galerie, Singapore
influx: Multimedia Arts Strategy in Indonesia, part of ruangrupa 10th Anniversary, Galeri Cipta II Taman Ismail Marzuki, Indonesia
The Great Public Sale of unrealized but brilliant Ideas by Sarah Vanhee, Dutch Design week, Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands
Manifesto of a New Aesthetics: Seven Artists from Indonesia, Lasalle Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore
Last Words: Asian Traffic, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Australia
The Problem of Asia, Para/Site Art Space at Chalk Horse, Australia
ruru & friends, National Gallery, Indonesia
Recorded Waves: Moving Images from Indonesia, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
Para/Site Fundraising Auction 2010, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
Murmur, Waterside Project Space, London, United Kingdom
OK. Video - Jakarta International Video Festival: A Retrospective, KunstBüroBerlin, Germany
Nous ne notons pas les fleurs, Jakarta at Summer Festival, Potato Head Jakarta, Indonesia
Asian Art Film Program 3 (screening), Rokuzan Art Museum, Japan
Asian Art Film Program (screening), Matsushiro Contemporary Art Festival Vol. 9, Nagano, Japan. • The Window of Contemporary Art (WOCA): a proposal for DICA, Donkey Institute of Contemporary Art (DICA) at Kunstverein Baden, Vienna, Austria
e-flux video rental, Fondazione Giuliani per l'arte contemporanea, Rome, Italy
Lihat! Video art from Indonesia, Galería Jesús Gallardo, México
Inventory: New Art from Southeast Asia, Osage Gallery Singapore, Singapore
Jakarta Biennial XIII: Arena, Indonesia
Beyond the Dutch: Indonesia, the Netherlands and visual arts from 1900 until now, Centraal Museum, Netherlands • Edinburgh Festival, UK
Kompilasi, Bus Gallery, Australia
38th International Film Festival Rotterdam screening, Netherlands
Coffee, Cigarettes and Pad Thai: Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia, Eslite Gallery, Taiwan
Be[com]ing Dutch, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands
Landing Soon #5, Cemeti Art House, Indonesia
The Strand, Preston Market, Australia
Landing Soon, Erasmus Huis, Indonesia
World One Minutes, Today Art Museum, China
Geopolitics of Animation, Museo de Arte Contemporánea (MARCO) de Vigo, Spain
Tropical Melody (screening), Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France
The Sea is a Stereo, Motive Gallery, Netherlands
Geopolitics of the Animation, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Spain
WRO07, 12th International Media Art Biennale (screening), Poland
Mapping the City (screening), Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Netherlands
Konfiden Film Festival Selection, Special À courts d'écran: Courts-Circuits, Centre Culturel Français Jakarta, Indonesia.
Intimate Distance group exhibition, National Gallery, Indonesia
My 24 Hours at Taipei Film Festival (screening), Taiwan
• Cinéma de différence - Indonésien, 5éme Festival Signes de Nuit (screening), France
• Culturexperiments, Asia Europe Foundation, Singapore
• (N)EVER MIND, ViaVia Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
• Hiding City, Seeking City and This Side of Happiness FACT screening, Liverpool Biennial, UK
Trial Balloons, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Spain
Archipeinture: artists build architecture, Le Plateau, France (screening)
• Tweedles and Twidella children musical, Griya Musik Irama Indah, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia.
• e-flux video rental (screening), Platform, Istanbul, Turkey.
• Diaspora with Theatreworks Singapore, World Bank Conference, Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore
• City Blues (screening), Espace Art Plastiques, France
• 37 seconds (screening), Big Screen Liverpool, UK.
• Vita Kuben (screening), NorrlandsOperan, Sweden
• Myths and Memories (screening), Göteborg Open Lab, Sweden
• Jakarta Biennale, Indonesia
• Screenings (screening), Hollybush Gardens, UK
Spaces and Shadows, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Germany
2nd Yokohama Triennial: Art Circus (Jumping from the Ordinary) with Flying Circus Project, Japan
9th Istanbul Biennial: Istanbul, Turkey
• CP Biennial with Andra Matin and Davy Linggar, Indonesia
FHM Magazine Photography Exhibition with Davy Linggar and Isabel Jahja, Indonesia
OK.Video - Jakarta Video Festival 2005: Subversion, Indonesia
Conversations, 24HR Art, Australia. • Insomnia group exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK.
SEA Eyes screening, 34th International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Indonesia under Construction, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Netherlands
9th Pusan International Film Festival, South Korea (screening)
Reformasi: Indonesian Artists After Soeharto, Singapore Arts Festival, Singapore
• Flying Circus Project talk/lab, Theatreworks, Singapore.
• Nuit Blanche screening, Paris, France.
• Fly By Night Film Festival jury member, Singapore.
• Detox: Purify Your Mind programmer, 6th Jakarta International Film Festival, Jakarta, Indonesia.
• Minikino: Indonesian Shorts at S-Express programmer, 3rd Asian Film Symposium, Substation, Singapore.
• Development of Indonesian Short Film talk/paper, 3rd Asian Film Symposium, Substation, Singapore.
• 8th Thai Short Film and Video Festival jury member, Bangkok, Thailand.
• Minikino: Indonesian Shorts in Greece programmer, Cultural Olympics 2004, Athens, Greece.
• "Slambangricketychuck" screening, Pusan International Film Festival, Pusan, South Korea.
• "Violence Against Fruits" screening, Cinematexas 2004, Texas, USA.
• Reformasi: Indonesian Artists After Soeharto group exhibition, Singapore Arts Festival, Sculpture Square, Singapore.
• Minikino Indonesian Short Film Compilation programmer, Film Market, International Festival of Film Societies, Pizzo Calabro, Italy.
• Pameran Seni Media Baru group exhibition, Galeri Lontar, Teater Utan Kayu, Jakarta, Indonesia.
• This is My Voice: Therefore I Am talk/workshop, Galeri Lontar, Teater Utan Kayu, Jakarta, Indonesia.
• Sneak Attack screening, 11th New York Underground Film Festival, New York, USA.
• Indonesia Rising screening, Cinemasia Film Festival, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
• "Where Do You Originally Come From" projection, Berlinale Talent Campus 2004, Berlin, Germany.
• Indonesia Raja programmer, Goethe-Institut Göttingen, Germany.
Worms Festival 5: House, Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
OK.Video: Jakarta International Video Festival, National Gallery, Indonesia
16th Singapore International Film Festival (screening)
• Indonesia Unexpected screening, 7th Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada.
• Worms Festival 5: House projection, Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore.
• Inspired by the Medium: Mini Inspirations screening, Kinofilm's 8th Manchester International Short Film and Video Festival, Manchester, UK.
• 8th Manchester International Short Film and Video Festival jury member, Manchester, UK.
• Indonesia Calling screening, Witte de With, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
• "Violence Against Fruits", "Are You Close Enough", and "Everything's OK" projection, OK.Video, Jakarta Video Art Festival, Jakarta, Indonesia.
• "Ketok" screening, 1st Special Mention at NoBudget Competition, 19th Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany.
• Hati-Hati Film Pendek Indonesia screening, 19th Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany.
• German and Indonesian Film Award Winners (GIFAW) screening tour, Java and Bali, Indonesia.
• Transit: 8 Views of Indonesia group exhibition, Townsville, NSW, and Darwin, NT, Australia.
• "Ketok" nominated for Silver Screen Awards - Asian Digital Shorts, 16th Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore.
• "Are You Close Enough", "Violence Against Fruits", "Slambangricketychuck", Fringe Screening, 16th Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore.
• "Ketok", Best Film (SET Award), and Best Technical Achievement (Kuldesak Award), Festival Film Video Independen Indonesia 2002, Jakarta, Indonesia.
• "Slambangricketychuck", Best Editing for at the Film Eclectic 2002, Melbourne, Australia.
• "Slambangricketychuck" at Best Film Award, Short Trips at Melbourne Fringe Festival 2002, Australia.
• "Slambangricketychuck" TV broadcast, Eatcarpet, SBS, Australia.
• "Slambangricketychuck" Best Documentary, Music and Film Independent Artists (MAFIA) Documentary Awards, NSW, Australia.
• Musik dari film "Jakarta Project" original soundtrack album, released by Warner Music Indonesia, Indonesia.
• "Violence Against Fruits" and "Are You Close Enough" TV broadcast, Eatcarpet, SBS, Australia.
• "Violence Against Fruits" Best Conceptual Film (Kuldesak Special Mention), Festival Film dan Video Independen Indonesia 2000, Jakarta, Indonesia.
• "Hitsquad.com" web music spot, Grand Prize Winner, Hitsquad.com.
• "Are You Close Enough" streaming video, Editors' Pick of March/April 2000, Eveo.com Launching Contest.
• "Violence Against Fruits" streaming video, Eveo.com Launching Contest.
• Biennale Jogja XII: Artist Talk, SaRang Project Space, Indonesia
• Crossing Contemporary Cultures: Artist Talk, MiFA Gallery, Australia
APT7 Artist Talk and Discussion: Indonesian Art/Design/Music, Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Australia
• Lecture-performance Sustainability, the Nation-states and Immortality: a short history of mosquitoes and an even shorter one of us followed by Artist's Talk at Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore
• Playground Tales: Tintin Wulia's stories of games, fluke and the border, at General Public, Germany
• Artist talk, Ark Galerie, Indonesia
The Name Game – or the Years of Living with No One to Blame, lecture-performance at Indonesia Ten Years After conference, Oost Indisch Huis, University of Amsterdam. Netherlands
The Name Game – or the Years of Living with No One to Blame at Asiaweek, University of Melbourne, Australia
• 10 December 2008, Exquisite Corpse in the war zone: micropolitics in theatres of military action (working title), Presentation of paper in progress at Re-imagining the Urban Habitus symposium, RMIT University, Australia
• 27 Sep 2008, Sustainability, the Nation-states and Immortality: a short history of mosquitoes and an even shorter one of us, lecture-performance at Cultures of Sustainability symposium, RMIT University, Australia
• 1 Sep 2008, The Name Game - or the Years of Living with No One to Blame at Australian Defense Force Academy, Australia
• Reel Revolution 2007: Reflections on the ASEAN Community talk and exquisite corpse video-poem workshop, Substation, Singapore
• Video Slam Creative Commons workshop/production coordination, Open Channel, Australia.
• Take 5! Guerilla Filmmaking Challenge workshop, Soul II Soul Youth Festival, Singapore History Museum, Singapore
Where Would SEA Eyes Go? - The Future of South East Asian Cinema talk, 34th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands
• The Adventures of Flo and Kat workshop/collaboration, residency, 72-13, International Centre of Asian Arts, Singapore
• Talk at ScreenDocs Traveling, Mataram, Indonesia
Digital Filmmaking workshop, Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore
• Talk at Universitas Atmajaya's Lustrum, Jakarta, Indonesia.
• Who Owns the City moderator, Symposium Urban, Reflection, CP Biennial, Indonesia
The Instrument Builders' Project, residency, Indonesia
• Arts Queensland Individuals Fund, Australia, for Aleatoric Geopolitics: Cross-border North America, self-organised residency series hosted by the Art Gallery of Windsor, Queens Museum and La Galería de Comercio, in Canada, USA and Mexico
• RMIT Link Arts & Culture Grants for Grabs, Australia, for presentation of Terra Incognita, et cetera at Art Stage Singapore, Singapore
Babel produced in cooperation with Yayasan Biennale Yogyakarta, Indonesia and Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE
Biennale Jogja XII Residency, residency, Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE
Eeny Meeny Money Moe, produced in cooperation with Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Australia
Nous ne notons pas les fleurs, Gwangju, produced in cooperation with Gwangju Biennale Foundation, South Korea
The Butterfly Generator, produced in cooperation with ZKM Center for Art and Media, Germany and Osage Art Foundation, Hong Kong
Nous ne notons pas les fleurs, Fort Ruigenhoek, produced in cooperation with Kaap/Stichting Storm, Netherlands
(Re)Collection of Togetherness – stage 6 and Fallen, produced in cooperation with Louis Vuitton Malletier, France
The Global Contemporary. Art Worlds After 1989 Residency at ZKM Center for Art and Media, Germany and Osage Art Foundation, Hong Kong.
Soil Bite - Khoj Bihar International Workshop, India
Lure, produced in cooperation with Osage Gallery, Hong Kong
Market Value, residency, Preston Market, Australia
Landing Soon #5, residency, Cemeti Art House, Indonesia
My 24 Hours: Australia, produced in cooperation with Fubon Educational and Cultural Foundation, Taiwan
How the World Began, produced in cooperation with Theatreworks Singapore
Times Higher Education, 13 December 2012, Peter Hill, Pacific Specifics: Riding the Seventh Wave
Frieze Magazine Issue 144, January-February 2012, Valentin Diaconov, Fourth Moscow Biennale
Today, 9 Mar 2010, Mayo Martin, Peter Piper Picks a Pair of Passports!
Indonesia and the Malay World, Routledge UK 2009, Edwin Jurriëns, Motion and Distortion: the media in the art of Jompet and Tintin
Time Out Hong Kong Issue #24, Doretta Lau, Eye Spy: Passport to discussion
C-Arts Magazine, Vol. 05, Agung Hujatnikajennong, Tintin Wulia: Crossing Borders, Exploring Spaces
Los Angeles Times, 11 Dec 2005, Arden Reed, Art and politics at the crossroads
Artlink Vol 26 No 1, Alison Carroll and Caroline Williams, Istanbul Biennale – the 9th Istanbul Biennial
The Global Contemporary and the Rise of the New Art Worlds, 2013, MIT Press, ISBN 9-7802-6251-8345
APT7, the 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, 2012, ISBN 9-7819-2150-3375
Plug In to Play, 2009, ISBN 9-7890-7014-9994
Globos Sonda/Trial Balloons, 2006, ISBN (MUSAC) 84-935132-3-7
Istanbul – 9th International Istanbul Biennial, 2005, ISBN 975-7363-44-8
Geographic Thought: a critical introduction, 2013, Willey-Blackwell, ISBN 9-7814-0516-9394 – cover image
Gagarin edition 22/2010, Pupae – writer
Inside Indonesia, online, October 2008, The Name Game – or the years of living with no one to blame – writer
Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Australia
He Xiangning Art Museum, China

Tintin Wulia is also a member of the editorial board of GeoHumanities: Space, Place and the Humanities journal [submit an article].