first performance was Blah-Blah War, with Rudi St Darma in 1989, and he
continued doing performances almost every Wednesday morning as he studied
in the Fine Art Dept. at IKIP, Bandung from 1992 to 96. His came to critical
attention in 2000 with a three-day solo performance. He began to focus completely
on performance and to see its potential for world wide impact. Yogasmana’s
work speaks to political issues, to the power behind authority, and to humanity.
He uses performance as a way to investigate his personal abilities, and
to observe people’s sensibilities when they interact in his works.
Yogasmana is the founder and director of B+PAC, the Bandung Performance
Art Community, and is a Director of LINKART, connecting West Java arts of
YOYOYOGASMANA LOST IN
performed at undisclosed territoy#2, Photo: jauhari (Lemah Putih) 2008