Ruang MES 56 is an artist-run-space established in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in 2002. It function as a production laboratory and idea dissemination of photo-based art, which emphasizes in the exploratory and experimental approach, conceptually and contextually. With mission to develop contemporary art discourse and visual culture through several programs and activities such as residency, workshop, presentation, discussion, exhibition, and inter-disciplinary art projects.


In this Chennai Photo Biennale, we want to introduce our practices by presenting program activities, collective works and individual works by the members. This projection is curated collectively.


  • Afil Wijaya
  • Akiq AW
  • Anang Saptoto
  • Andri William
  • Angki Purbandono
  • Daniel Satyagraha
  • Dito Yuwono
  • Edwin Roseno
  • Eri Rama
  • Fajar Riyanto
  • Gatari Surya Kusuma
  • Jim Allen Abel
  • Nunung Prasetyo
  • Rangga Purbaya
  • Wimo Ambala Bayang
  • Wok The Rock
  • Yudha Kusuma Putera