Andreas Siagian

Andreas Siagian is an artist/engineer with a background of formal education as a civil engineer graduated from Atma Jaya Yogyakarta. His initial interest in interdisciplinary practice began when he was in college, where he studied programming languages to create a software for highway geometric design calculation and planning. His practice evolve over time ranging from creative programming in audiovisual, DIY electronics, sound sculpture, installations and instrument builders. His activity focuses on the creative community, alternative education, DIY/DIWO culture and interdisciplinary collaboration. Since 2004, he worked with community-based initiatives and create a wide variety of installations, workshops and organizing events and festivals in Indonesia. His collaborative activities with local creative community involves him as co-founders of several initiatives such as breakcore_LABS; a platform for experimental audiovisual performances, urbancult.net; online site for visual documentation and mapping of street art in Indonesia; lifepatch – citizen initiative in the arts, science and technology. Together with Hackteria network, he was the co-director HackteriaLab 2014 – Yogyakarta.

Artist / Engineer
Lifepatch
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Focus area: Analogue