Akiq AW, Indonesian Family Portrait Series, 2016-17, Photograph, 42 x 59.4 cm, Courtesy the artist
Akiq AW (b. 1976, Indonesia), primarily a photographer and videographer, lives and works in Yogyakarta. His work focuses on how humans face life through technology and innovation. AW is a member of the art collective MES56 where he builds visual awareness and literacy through exhibition, workshop, and projects. Notable solo exhibitions include: Stau Langkah Seribu Langkah, Ark Galerie, Yogyakarta (2017); Border V 2.0, Chan Contemporary Darwin, NT, Australia (2014); Lina Cerita Dari Rumah, Selasar Solo Project Series, Selasar Sunaryo Bandung (2012); and The Order of Things, Ruang MES56, Yogyakarta (2010).