How do disabled artists carry out creative projects individually and in groups during this pandemic?
How do they maintain relationships with non-disabled artists through creative works?
Through this project, Butong Idar and Nano Warsono of Jogja Disability Arts (ID) will collaborate with Andrew Bolton and Lisa Tann of Disability Murals (UK), whilst also involving disabled mural artists from Indonesia to address the questions above, through the creation of a mural project.
Sukri Budi Dharma (Butong Idar)
Butong Idar lives in the province of Yogyakarta. Butong is a disability art activist (daksha). Currently Butong is the chairman of Jogja Disability Arts. Active in several art activities together with disabilities and non-disabled people. In 2019 he was selected in the UK "Disability Arts learning Residencies" programme organised by the British Council Indonesia.
Nano Warsono M.A.
Lecturer at the fine arts study program at the Indonesian Art Institute, Yogyakarta. He is a mural artist, painter, sculptor, alternative comic. Currently he is the Head of Upt Galeri RJ. Katamsi Indonesian Art Institute Yogyakarta. Apart from being an observer, he is active in supporting activities and the development of disability arts in Yogyakarta.
Andrew is a mural painter who recently led the Disabiliyu Murals project in several cities around the UK.
Lisa specialises in working with young people with profound multiple impairments.