dewa : ARI TAMPUBOLON







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INFO

    Ari Tampubolon is an emerging artist working across filmmaking, performance, and writing. Her research impetus seeks to fixate a wandering gaze on the transmutations of pop culture. She is on her phone too much. She is often insincere. She is often too sincere.

   Thematically, Ari’s work is grounded in institutional critique methodology, framing the institution as a site to excavate the underpinnings of social phenomena.

   Ari is currently finishing her BA (Sociology) after completing her BFA (Honours) in 2021 at Monash University. She has one more class to go to clinch her second degree, will she make it? Or will the institution prevail once again? Tune in...

   DEWA is an performance project by Ari Tampubolon dedicated to thwarting the testosterone-infused libidinal substrate of western capitalist #GirlBoss culture's hunger for production. DEWA serves as a transition archive for the work Ari has put into her body.





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dewa : ARI TAMPUBOLON


SELECTED WORKS


(NOW SHOWING) THE BODY IS MORE THAN THIS

Group exhibition.
Curated by Kin Francis.
Presented by Kin Francis, Immigration Museum, and Midsumma Festival.
With artists Elijah Money, Caleb Thaiday, Luce Nguyễn-Hunt, Indra Liusuari, Shin, and Kin Francis.

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24JAN - 12FEB
2023

Immigration Museum

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(UPCOMING) FAIRY

Group exhibition.
Curated by Spiros Panigirakis and Mel Deerson.
With artists Jeremy Eaton, Manisha Anjali, Briony Galligan, and Mathew Jones.

09MAR - 02APR
2023

Fitzroy Pavilion

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WOKE IN FRIGHT

Group exhibition.
Curated by Nikki Lam and Mat Spisbah.
As part of Neighbourhood Contemporary Arts Festival.
With artists Ip Wai Lung, Veeeky, EJ Son, April Lin林森, Li Han Wei, and Jaime Emily Powell.

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11NOV - 23DEC
2022

The Substation

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TRANS*ZEITGEIST

Performance lecture.
Performed as part of RELEASE CYCLE, a presentation series by Composite Moving Image Agency and Media Bank with SEVENTH Gallery.

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7PM
27OCT
2022

Composite Moving Image Agency and Media Bank

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CLUB NITE

Experimental comedy theatre.
Written by Matisse Laida, Anjelica Angwin, and Lotte Beckett.
Co-directed with Margot Tanjutco

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21JUN - 24JUN
2022

Miscellania

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TO DOUSE THE OCCIPITAL LOBE IN BLEACH : Trans-auto-theoretic approaches to the gusts of western cultural neo-imperialism blowing east into the horizon. A partial fiction in three acts.

Long-form writing project.
Commissioned by Running Dog Journal.
Facilitated by Diego Ramirez and Naomi Riddle.


Read here...
19MAY
2022

(ONLINE)
Running Dog Journal

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CONTACT HIGH

Performance art group exhibition.
Curated by Anador Walsh.
With artists Kori Miles, Alexander Powers, Arini Byng, Rebecca Jensen, Marcus McKenzie. And performers Rohan Rebeiro, Lilian Steiner, Enzo Nazario, Lydia Connolly-Hiatt.

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20JAN, 27JAN
2022

Gertrude Glasshouse

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Images by Keelan O’Hehir.



SINCERELY YOURS

Group exhibition.
Curated by Sophia Cai.
With artists Raquel Caballero, Nick Capaldo, Mel Dixon, Dylan Goh, Miles Howard-Wilks, Danny Lyons, Amy Meng, Carly Snoswell.

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22JAN - 6MAR
2022

West Space
and Arts Projects Australia

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MADA NOW 2021

Graduate exhibition.
Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) Class of 2021.

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18NOV - 03DEC
2021

Monash University Art, Design, and Architecture

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INTIMATE PARTNER

Short film.
Commissioned by Melbourne Queer Film Festival and Victoria Together.
As part of Queer Lives in Isolation.
Produced by Sam McGowan.

More info...
APR 2021

(ONLINE : PLEASE GET IN TOUCH)
Victoria Together

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OPTICS Or, an introductory post-structuralist study on cognition and looking at your reflection while your ass is getting slapped. Vol. 1-3.

Long-form writing project.
Commissioned by KINGS Artist-Run.
Facilitated by Katie Ryan.

Read here...
MAR 2021

(ONLINE)
KINGS Artist-Run

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SYMPOSIA : On the curation of resistance.

Artist presentation.
Commissioned by +Concepts.
Facilitated by Fjorn Butler and Jan van Schaik.

Watch here...
MAR
2020

(ONLINE)
SIGNAL Arts

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SYMPOSIA : This show is dedicated to K-pop girl group, TWICE. I love you.

Solo exhibition.
Curated by Diego Ramirez.

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05MAR - 27MAR
2020

Seventh Gallery

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