Vincensius ‘Venzha’ CHRISTIAWAN
Born in Indonesia in 1975; lives and works in Indonesia.
Christiawan founded new media art laboratory HONF in Yogyakarta in 1999. As an artist, scientist, hacker, and activist, his activities include regional projects that educate the wider general public and merges art with technology. Venzha was the director of Cellsbutton#01: Yogyakarta International Media Art Festival (2007), platforms Open Culture, Critical Making (both held in 2014), and Transformaking (2015), and is also active internationally. At KENPOKU ART 2016, he will be presenting work inspired by the legend of the vacant boat, a mystery vessel said to have drifted to the shores of Ibaraki during the Edo period.