IAF2018 Talk 04: ”Illustrating in Indonesia” by Elfandiary & Hakim
Moderated by Lim Cheng Tju.
Elfandiary ( Indonesia )( https://www.behance.net/elfandiary )
Elfandiary is an illustrator and graphic designer hailing from Bandung Indonesia. A graduate of Visual Communication and Design from University of Itenas, he has had a lifelong interest in drawing and painting. Elfandiary often uses women in his artwork as models of expression combined with interest in themes like the universe and the stars. He has exhibited his works in Soemardja Gallery, Topeng Nusantara Expression and most recently Singgah in Harajuku Japan. Elfandiary has a strong presence on social media platforms with over 100k followers on Instagram alone.
Rukmunal Hakim ( Indonesia ) ( https://www.instagram.com/r_hakim )
Hailing from Bandung Indonesia, Hakim started his career in illustration after spending 5 years in an unrelated field straight out of high school. Getting his first job in 2010 as a storyboard artist where he would begin his journey to become an illustrator. Hakim describes himself as an artist “born” through social media networks and calls his style “low brow nouveau” or “pop surrealism”. His illustrations typically features exquisite fine details and has recently moved towards silkscreen printing. Hakim has exhibited in Jakarta, Bali, Singapore, Vancouver, Edinburgh, Manchester and most recently his work was seen in “Singgah” in Harajuku Japan.