Syaura Qotrunadha  is an Indonesian artist that lives and works in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Graduated from Photography Departement at the Indonesian Institute of the Arts, she likes to explore and experiment with various medium including photography, interactive art, paper recycling, costume designs, video, digital archiving, installations, and publication materials.

Having a big interest in music, history, education and political issues, Syaura initiated “Lokananta Project” in 2014 with her inter-disciplinary friends. She organized this project as her process to understand Indonesia’s history through visual and audio archives that she found in Studio Lokananta, the first national record factory in Indonesia.

Currently, Syaura is focus on producing artworks and publications under an pseudeonym, Sambunghambar, a parody figure that shares knowledge about forgotten histories and the poor education system in Indonesia. This long-term project have been exhibited at “On a Lighter Note”, Ark Galerie Yogyakarta (2017), “Berdiam/Bertandang: Art for Refuge”, National Gallery of Indonesia (2018), and in mobile format travelling around public spaces in Jakarta and Bandung city.

 Group Exhibitons 


"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.   

Syaura Qotrunadha | Yogyakarta | Indonesia


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