(b. 1983, Indonesia)
Uji “Hahan” Handoko Eko Saputro (b. 1983) graduated from Indonesia Institute of Fine Art in Yogyakarta. He has since gone on to participated in several artist-in-residence programmes, including the National Art Studio’s programme in Seoul, Korea. Hahan has been featured in numerous local and international group exhibitions and art fairs.
Heavily influenced by punk, comics and youth culture, Hahan incorporates film, music and street culture into his distinct visual language. Each piece illustrates the tension in a point of contact that exists between urbanization and agrarianism, the East and the West, the local and the global, ‘high art’ and ‘low art’. Using his own experiences as narrative, Hahan’s work delivers a powerful critique of the structures and mechanisms of the society around us.