Aii Wijayanti Anik

SHORT BIO
Anik Wijayanti or better known as Aii Wijaya is a founder of Ethnictro, an independent art institution founded in 2008 as one of the Yogyakarta based creative spaces, especially for music, sound, and performance. Basically she is a visual artist but she has a big interest in sound and music. While her basic study which formally trained at visual art, she also rooted in her local music scene. Her works in visual art usually about anatomy by representing them through painting, 3D, and installation using media art. While organizing her space, she is also pretty often works with sound, she runs a duo sound experimental project with Ikbal Lubys since 2007, and recently she works as an art director and producer.
EDUCATION
2000 – 2007: Visual Art Faculty of Indonesian Institute of Arts (ISI), Yogyakarta.
1995 – 1998: High School of Visual Arts (SMSR), Yogyakarta.
CAREER
2018: Founder of Ethnictro Foundation
2012 – 2015: Designer of Rumah Hujan.
2008 – present: Founder & Director of Ethnictro Music Education Centre.
PROJECT
2018-Present: Producer of JaRAnGoiAnK, an electronic possessed project, Yogyakarta
2007-Present: ƎXE, duo experimental project with Ikbal Lubys
PERFORMANCE
2019: ƎXE Live sound performance, Loophole, Berlin, Germany
2019: Solo sound experimental live performance, Noiseberg, Berlin
2019: ƎXE in collaboration with Huong Donna, A Space, Hanoi, Vietnam
2019: ƎXE invited for Dao Xuan International Art Festival, Vietnam
2018: ƎXE invited for Running with Strippers International Festival, Singapore
2014: Participated in Raung Jagad I, experimental choir performance, KKF Yogyakarta.
2013: Inner Resistance, performance art by Pereks artists group performance project parallel event, Yogyakarta Biennale XII.
2010: Solo guitar performance, jagongan wagen, Bagong Kussudiarjo Foundation
(YBK/PSBK) Yogyakarta.
2007: Ethnictronoise, Sound experimental project collaborated with Ikbal Lubys.
2007: Participated at Yogyakarta Contemporary music Festival (YCMF) in collaboration with Tony Maryana.
EXHIBITION
2018: Invited artist at Nandur Srawung, DIWO exhibition, Yogyakarta Art Center (TBY)
2015: Selected for International Innovation Knowledge Art Festival & exhibition, Afsnit-I, Stenlose, Denmark.
2014: UI Fashion Week Show, University of Indonesia, Jakarta.
2011: Participated for visual art exhibition by Barbarados Collective art at the Art Center Yogyakarta (TBY)
RESIDENCY
2020: Granted Saari artist group residency, by Kone Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
2019: Granted Ox-Bow artist group residency, Ox-Bow School of Art, Chicago, US
CONFERENCE/SYMPOSIUM/SPEAKER/FACILITATOR
2018: Facilitator of AMUBA, Transgender vocal group.
2017: Speaker for the final exhibition of AKINDO Communication Academy, Yogyakarta
2016: Granted for Eurasian Creaspace Networking as 10 cultural actors between Asia-
Europe creative spaces to visit study at Yunnan University China, Universitat de
Valencia Spain, and Berklee College of Music.
2010 – 2011: Selected as 10 Facilitator program Among Seni, Bagong Kussudiarjo Foundation(YBK/PSBK) Yogyakarta.

AWARD
2010: Awarded of Young Entrepreneurs of Indonesian Institute of Art (ISI) Yogyakarta by Mandiri Bank Indonesia.