Titarubi born in Bandung, Indonesia, in 1968. Studied fine art from the Department of Fine Art, Faculty of Art and Design, Bandung Institute of Technology. Her career as an artist started since 1988. She is now lives and works in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Titarubi worked with various mediums and her works takes in many forms – sculpture, installation, performance art, happening art, painting, graphics, etc. She also collaborated several times with musician, theater artist, dancer and filmmaker. The issues that attracted her attentions are about body, identity, gender, memory and colonialism.

Her works has been collected and exhibited in Asia and Europe, including Singapore Biennale, ZKM Center for Art and Media (Karlsruhe, Germany), Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (Darwin, Australia), Busan Biennale Sculpture Project, MACRO (Museo d’Arte Contemporanea in Rome), and Singapore Art Museum, 55th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale, Venice, Italy.

http://freshmanguitars.net/rulkszqcey.php Education

http://origyn.co.uk/blog/nlp-practitioner-testimonial-gavin-mountford/feed/ 1987-1997
Departemen of Fine Art, Faculty of Art and Design, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia

http://pipingatforres.com/be-a-have-a-go-hero-at-piping-at-forres/ Solo Exhibitions

http://triumph2000register.co.uk/wp-cron.php?doing_wp_cron=1563225663.1469368934631347656250 2015
here “Senyap” Salian Art, Bandung, Indonesia.

http://gygkarting.com/?plugin=all-in-one-event-calendar 2014
Tramadol Online Overnight Cod “Discourse of The Past” Philo Art Space, Jakarta, Indonesia.

go to site 2013
click “Burning Boundaries”. Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany.

Tramadol Online Cod 180 2008
here “Surrounding David”. a commission work of the National Museum of Singapore, Singapore

source url 2007
http://programmeofficers.co.uk/Cuadrilla/CoreDocuments/CD31/CD31.18.pdf “Herstory”. Bentara Budaya Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia
click “Kisah Tanpa Narasi”. Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

go to link 2004
“Benih”. Via-Via Cafe, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
“Bayang-bayang Maha Kecil”. Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
“Bayang-bayang Maha Kecil Puri”. Art Gallery, Malang, Indonesia

“Bayang-bayang Maha Kecil”. Cemara 6 Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

“Se[Tubuh] Benda”. Art Space, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

“Yang Kelak Retak” (Will be Going Crack). Infant-Shelter Promotion for Tangerang, (West Java, Manufacturing’s Labors Exhibition), Senandika Perempuan Women NGO, Pondok Indah Mall, Jakarta, Indonesia
“Yang Kelak Retak”. Stage Cafe, Ratu Plaza, Jakarta, Indonesia

Group Exhibition


  • Celebrating Diversity #2, Latar Art Space, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Europalia – Indonesia, “King of The Sea” at La Boverie Musee d’art modern et d’art contemporain de Liege, Belgium


  • “Banda: Warisan untuk Indonesia”, Galeri Nasional, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Artstage Jakarta 2017, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Himalayan Art Camp Exhibition”, Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • “Himalayan Art Camp Exhibition” Pokhara Art Gallery, Pokhara, Nepal


  • “Singapore Biennale 2016 – An Atlas Mirrors””, Singapore Musem, Singapore
  • “Artjog 9 – Universal Influence” Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


  • “Mencegah Bara”, Galeria Fatahillah, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Celebration of Love : Art & Collectables Auction for a Cause” Singapore
  • “Infinity in Flux” ARTJOG 15. Taman Budaya Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta. Indonesia
  • “Art & Toilet”; Bringing Back The Glory of The Past” Galleria Fatahillah, Jakarta, Indonesia


  • “Art for Cancer”, Ceramics Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Legacies of Power” ARTJOG 14. Taman Budaya Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta. Indonesia


  • “Suspended Histories”, Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Indonesia National Pavilion at the 55th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy.
  • “Sweet Seventeen: 17 Years ViaVia Jogja”, ViaVia Jogja, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Welcome to the Jungle: Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia from the Collection of Singapore Art Museum”, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan.
  • “Pharmacide Arts: Fake medicine: The Disease of Greed”. Langgeng Art Foundation, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 
  • “Britto International Artists’Workshop”, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Shegun Bagicha, Dhaka.
  • “We Are Asia”, ART STAGE Singepore, SIngapore


  • “Mommy Dearest”, Via-Via Café, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Faux médicaments”, UNIFAB, Museaum of counterfeit products, Paris, France
  • “Faux médicaments”, Institut français et MetaHouse, Cambodge
  • “Marcel Duchamp in Southeast Asia”, Equator Art Projects, Singapore
  • “FLOW-Indonesian Contemporary Art”, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, German
  • “Faux médicaments”, Espace et université de pharmacie de Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • “Faux médicaments”, Idecaf, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • “Nagari Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat”. Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
  • “Reclaim.doc” (Pameran Archive Dr. Melani). Galeri Nasional, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • “A TRIBUTE TO A MENTOR”. Gd. Tribakti, Magelang, Indonesia.
  • “Faux médicaments”, Université de pharmacie de Vientiane, Laos, Vietnam


  • “Biennale Jogja XI”. Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Beyond The East”. Macro (Rome Museum of Contemporary Art), Rome, Italy
  • “Negotiating Home, History and Nation”. Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
  • “Membikinnya Abadi”. Semarang Contemporary Art Gallery, Semarang, Indonesia
  • “Kuota! Kuota! Kuota!”. Langgeng Art Foundation, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “1001 Doors: Re-inventing Traditions”. Ciputra Marketing Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


  • “Rainbow Asia” Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
  • “Selamat Datang dari Bawah (Welcome to the Bottom)” colaboration in dance performance, iCAN Art Space ,Yogyakarta & Salihara, Jakarta. Indonesia
  • “Faith by Chen Hui-Chiao & Titarubi”, Sakshi Gallery Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
  • “The Anniversary of ARTI Magazine”. Podomoro Park, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Space & Images”. Ciputra World. Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Oasis To Be”. Maha Art Gallery. Sanur, Bali, Indonesia
  • “Masih Ada Gus Dur”. Langgeng Gallery, Magelang, Indonesia


  • “Jakarta Contemporary Ceramic Biennale #1”. North Art Space, Ancol, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Deer Andry”. Mess 56, Jogjakarta, Indonesia
  • “My Body”. Grand Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Kunduran Truck”. Kersan Art Studio, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


  • “China International Gallery Exposition (CIGE) Art Fair”. Vanessa Art Link, 798 District Beijing, China
  • “10 Perupa Perempuan”. Salihara, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Space/Spacing”. Semarang Contemporary Art Gallery, Semarang, Indonesia
  • “Milestone”. Vanessa Art Link Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Membaca kembali Driyarkara: Kemanusiaan, Pendidikan, Kebangsaan” (Dies Natalis Universitas Sanata Dharma ke-53), Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Family Life”. Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Red District Project”. Fund Rising Art Exhibition, Koong Gallery Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Busan Biennale 2008 Sculpture Project”. APEC Naru Park, Busan, South Korea
  • Grand Opening of Tembi Contemporary, Tembi Contemporary, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Manifesto. Pameran Besar Seni Rupa Indonesia”. Galeri Nasional, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • The Arafura Craft Exchange : Trajectory of Memories Tradition and Modernity in Ceramics Museum and Art Gallery of The Nortern Territory (MAGNT), Darwin, Australia


  • “Biennale Jogja IX 2007: Neo-Nation”. Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Ar[t]chipelago Alert”. Tonyraka Art Gallery, Bali, Indonesia
  • “Asian International Art Exhibition 22nd: Imagining Asia. Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung, Indonesia
  • “Celebr’art’e Fire Boar”. Kupu-Kupu Art Gallery, Jakarta & Bali, Indonesia
  • “Indonesian Women Artists: The Curtain Opens”. National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Fetish Art Object”. Biasa Art Space, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
  • “Kalam & Peradaban”. Pameran Seni Visual Post-Kaligrafi, Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Thermocline of Art: New Asian Waves”. ZKM, Kalsruhe, Germany
  • “China International Gallery Exposition”. Vanessa Art Link, Beijing, China
  • “World Social Forum” Kasarani, MOI International Sport Center, Nairobi, Kenya
  • “Indonesian Contemporary Artnow”. Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Jogja Sketsavagansa”. T aman Budaya Y ogyakarta, Y ogyakarta, Indonesia


  • “Common Link”. Vanessa Art Link, Chao Yang District Beijing, China
  • “Singapore Biennale 2006”. Singapore
  • “Masa dan Tanda-Tanda”. Vanessa Art Link, Jakarta, Indonesia


  • “Quota 2005”. Icon Langgeng Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Biennale Jogja VIII: Di Sini & Kini”. Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Summit Event Bali Biennale: Space and Scape”. Bali, Indonesia
  • “Urban/Culture: CP International Biennale 2005”. Museum Bank Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Transindonesia: Scoping Culture in Contemporary Indonesia Art”. The Govett- Brewster Art Gallery, New Zeland
  • “Lifestyle”. Danes Art Veranda, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
  • “Makan Senirupa Makan”. Sewon, Bantul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


  • “The Art Soul”. Plaza Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Barcode”. Gedung Societet T aman Budaya, Y ogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Merahnya Merah” Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Transformasi: Identitas-identitas Peralihan”. University Centre of Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Good Morning Meneer!” Pekan Budaya Hindie Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Objecthood”. Gedung Societet, T aman Budaya Y ogyakarta, Y ogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Pameran Seni Keramik Muda Indonesia”. National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta
  • “Menimbang ‘Dunia’ Perempuan”. Gedung Societet, T aman Budaya Y ogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Exodus Barang”. Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


  • “All You Need is Love”. Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Girl Talk” Edwin’s Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Modernization & Urbanization Maronnier”. Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
  • “Fusion Strength” Langgeng Gallery, Magelang, Indonesia


  • “Women Exhibition”. JakArt (Jakarta Art) Festival, Bentara Budaya Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia


  • “Jejak Tanah dan Api: The 3000th Years Terracotta in Indonesia”. National Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Flying Trough the Wall: Palu Art Forum”. Palu, Sulawesi, Indonesia


  • “Media dalam Media”. National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “A Million Bodies”. Makassar Art Forum, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia


  • “Plastic (& Other Waste)”. Chulangkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • “Missing and Silent”. Lontar Art Gallery, Indonesia Alliance for Better Earth and Human Life Jakarta, Indonesia 1993
  • “Ceramic Exhibition”. Times Gallery, Bandung, Indonesia 1992
  • “Seni Keramik dan Grafis”. Gedung YPK, Bandung, Indonesia 1991
  • “Ceramic c\Craft Exhibition”. Bandung, Indonesia 1990
  • Plaza Education and Culture Departement Building, Jakarta, Indonesia 1989
  • “Ekspresi”. The Japan Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia 1988
  • Nikko Art Gallery, Bandung, Indonesia
Other Art Project


  • Himalayan Art Camp, Residensi program Kathmandu- Pokhara- Patan, Nepal


  • “Une Larme- Sebutir Air Mata”, Performance at Britto International Artists’Workshop, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Shegun Bagicha, Dhaka. 2010
  • Artistic director of “The History of Chidren Movement”, an exhibition on the 30th years of children movement in Indonesia. Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


  • Installation works for “Shakuntala”, a theater directed by Naomi Srikandi. French Cultural Center of Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
  • “A Million Bodies”, a performance. Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


  • Installation works and assistant artistic director for Garin Nugroho’s film “Opera Java”
  • Installation work for “Succession to Private Space”, a dance choreographed by Fitri Setianingsih. Solo Dance Festival, Taman Budaya Surakarta, Solo, Indonesia 1999
  • “A Million Bodies”, a performance. Makassar Art Forum, Makassar, Indonesia
  • 1998
  • Earth Day ’98 performance. Cemara 6 Cafe Gallery & Indonesia Alliance for Better Earth and Human Life, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Ode for Abducted and Missed Students”, a performance on Erick Yusuf’s music. Gedung Kesenian Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia


  • “Destroying”, a happening art at 24 hours Dieter Marc music performance, Padjajaran University, Bandung, Indonesia
  • “Labyrinth”, a performance on Erick Yusuf music installation, Forum October, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia
  • “Tubuh-tubuh Luruh”, installation and performance (sound by Erick Yusuf, Hafiel, and Arahmaiani), Forum October, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia


  • “Jemuran Sampah”, installation and performance, Pertemuan Seni Dago Bengkok, Bandung, Indonesia
Public Collection
  • 2019  New Ahmad Yani International Airport, Semarang, Indonesia
  • 2014  Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
  • 2013 Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
  • 2010 Hong Djien Contemporary Art Museum, Magelang, Indonesia
  • 2008 APEC Naru Park, Busan, South Korea
  • 2007 National Museum of Singapore

Commission Works

  • 2019  New Ahmad Yani International Airport, Semarang, Indonesia
  • 2016 Singapore Biennale, Singapore
  • 2013 Vanloon Museum, Amsterdam, Netherland
  • 2008 APEC Naru Park (public collection) Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea
  • 2007 National Museum of Singapore

One of The Best Gallery Show the Art Asia Pacific Art Magazine, for solo show in Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany

  • Founder and director at Studio Biru. Studio Biru is an aid center to help survivors of Yogyakarta’s earthquake in 2006. Coordinated more than a hundred volunteers over four months with more than ten thousands logistical support points, five hundreds temporary houses, twelve craftsmen’s workshop, nine schools, a thousand free tetanus vaccines and mobile ‘POSYANDU’ stations. In 2010 Studio Biru became an aid center to help survivors of mount Merapi’s eruption. At this moment is to offer clean water and sanitation system for survivor shelters. It’s called the 100 Water Tanks Project. Providing temporary toilets and logistical support.
  • Founder of iCAN (Indonesia Contemporary Art Network) an art institution working on science and public education by hosting discussions, exhibitions, performances, supporting author, book publishing and organize workshops for artists and communities.


  • 1001 Doors: Reinterpreting Traditions published by Jakarta Contemporary


  • Ceramic Art, In Between: Jakarta Contemporary Ceramic Biennale #1 published by North Art Space
  • Space & Image published Ciputra Group & Heri Pemad Art Management


  • Kunduran Truk published by Kersan Art Studio


  • Avant-Garden: Busan Biennale 2008 Sculpture Project published by The Busan Biennale Organizing Committee
  • Milestone published by Vanessa Art Link Gallery
  • Space/Spacing published by Semarang Contemporary Art Gallery
  • Red District Project published by Koong
  • Biennale Jogja IX 2007: Neo-Nation published by Taman Budaya Yogyakarta
  • Ar[t]chipelago Alert published by Tonyraka Art Gallery


  • Herstory published by the artist
  • Celebr’art’e Fire Boar published by Kupu-Kupu Art Gallery
  • Indonesian Woman Artist: The Curtain Opens published by Yayasan Seni Rupa Indonesia
  • Kalam & Peradaban published by Jogja Gallery
  • Kisah Tanpa Narasi published by the artist & Cemeti Art House
  • Indonesian Contemporary Art Now published by Nadi Gallery
  • Jogja Sketsavagansa published by T aman Budaya Y ogyakarta
  • Singapore Biennale 2006 published by Singapore Biennale 2006
  • Urban/Culture. 2nd CP Biennale 2005 published by CP Foundation


  • Trans Indonesia published by the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
  • Menimbang ‘Dunia’ Perempuan published by Taman Budaya Yogyakarta
  • Lifestyle published by Danes Art Veranda
  • Eksodus Barang published by Nadi Gallery


  • Transformasi: Identitas-identitas Peralihan published by Unit Seni Rupa Universitas Gadjah Mada
  • Pameran Seniman Keramik Muda Indonesia published by Galeri Nasional Indonesia
  • Bayang Bayang Maha Kecil published by the artist
  • Merahnya Merah published by Nadi Gallery
  • Objecthood published by T aman Budaya Y ogyakarta


  • All You Need Is Love published by Nadi Gallery


  • Se[Tubuh] published by the artist
Book Citations


  • Gelaran Almanak Seni Rupa Jogja 1999-2009 by Muhidin M. Dahlan et.al. Yogyakarta: Gelaran Budaya


  • Subverting Power and Desire: Essays on Titarubi’s Surrounding David by Antariksa and Enin Supriyanto. Yogyakarta: Indonesia Contemporary Art Network


  • Thermocline of Art. New Asian Waves by Nancy Adajania. Karlsruhe: ZKM and Hatje Cantz Verlag
  • Indonesia Woman Artist: The Curtain Opens by Carla Bianpoen, Farah Wardani and Wulan Dirgantoro. Jakarta: Yayasan Seni Rupa Indonesia
  • Indonesian Contemporary ArtNow by Marc Bollansee and Enin Supriyanto. Singapore: SNP Editions


  • Modern Indonesian Art, From Raden Saleh to the Present Day by Koes Karnadi. Denpasar, Bali: Koes Art Books