Syaura Qotrunadha   is an Indonesian artist who likes to do experiments with various mediums including photography, interactive art, paper recycling, video art, digital archives, installations, and publication materials. Her work mostly talks about music, history, education and social issues.


Currently, Syaura is focus on producing artworks, publications, and art workshops relating to forgotten histories and education. Her works have been exhibited at "Biennale Jogja XIII: Hacking Conflict, Indonesia Meets Nigeria", Jogja National Museum (2015), “Berdiam/Bertandang: Art for Refuge”, National Gallery of Indonesia (2018), "LIFEs: Literature and Ideas Festival", Salihara Community Jakarta (2019), “Cur(e)ating the Earth, Shifting the Center”, Karya Normal Baru Online Exhibition (2020), and “Julius Bär Next Generation Art Prize”, Singapore Art Club Virtual Exhibition (2021). She is also one of the shortlisted artist for "The 4th VH Award" held by Hyundai Motor Group and involved in the Eyebeam NYC Residency Program (2021). 

Syaura Qotrunadha | Yogyakarta | Indonesia







"Piggy Bankruptcy"  

| Comic strip in collaboration with Caitlin Taguibao

| Call Out Comics Issue 4, Toronto, April 2019



| Section of LOKANANTA Book

| LOKANANTA, Yogyakarta, December 2016


"Merancang Kemasan Lagu Dialita" /

"Creating Packages for Dialita Choir’s songs " 

| Workshop with students and participants of all ages

| Komunitas Salihara, Jakarta, 2019

"Reading Susan Sontag " 

| Reading Workshop with Indonesian Institute of Arts Yogyakarta students.

| Indonesian Institute of Arts Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, 2019


"Sambunghambar" | Founder


"Lokananta Project" | Producer

 2015 - present 

Freelance Photographer and Graphic Designer

 2014 - 2015 

Rolling Stone Indonesia | Internship Writer and Photographer


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"Julius Bär Next Generation Art Prize"

| Online Exhibition, Singapore Art Club, Singapore.

"Pause, Rewind, Forward #2"

| Kiniko Art, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.



| Online Exhibition, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.

"Cur(e)ating the Earth, Shifting the Centre"

| Online Exhibition, Karya Normal Baru, Biennale Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

"Arisan Karya Edisi 2"

| Online Exhibition, Museum MACAN, Jakarta, Indonesia.


"Art for Refuge"

| National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.

 "Nomad's Land Mobile Service with Azizi Al Majid"

| Mobile Exhibition, Travelling around Bandung

"Nomad's Land Mobile Service with Klub Karya Bulu Tangkis"

| Mobile Exhibition, Travelling around Jakarta

"Nomad's Land Mobile Service with Gerakan Seni Rupa Bogor"

| Mobile Exhibition, Travelling around Bogor 

"Itaru Ogawa X Ace House Collective: Mei Mei Art Project"

| Ace House Collective, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.


"On a Lighter Note"

| Ark Galerie, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.


"Inside/Outside the Skin: Beyond Masculinity"

| Ark Galerie, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.


“AceMart Grosir Seni”

| Ace House Collective, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.


"Biennale Jogja XIII: Hacking Conflict, Indonesia Meets Nigeria"

| Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.


"Jong Institut: SISWA"

| Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.


 "Kontrak dan Transaksi Lainnya"

| Ruang Mes 56, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

"Youth of Today"

| Ruang Mes 56, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.


Developing World: Alt-Process

| Colorado Photographic Art Centre, Colorado, United States.

"Refreshment #2"

| Dusun Pandes, Sewon, Bantul, Indonesia.



 "Jogja Biennale XII: Not a Dead End, Indonesia Encounters the Arab Region"   

| Misty Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.


"Sewon Terbuka"

| Indonesia Institute of Arts Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.


"Round Sticker Exhibition"

| Racily, Sewon, Bantul, Indonesia.


"Pameran Minoritas #9"

| Kersan Art Studio, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.