A B O U T

Hana Alfikih or well known as Hana Madness is Jakarta based visual artist and mental health activist. In 2012 it became her first stage of broclaiming her struggle journey in national medias also how she has made her visual artwork as an ultimate weapon to be seen and heard by the community until she has got a lot of appreciations by campaigning art and mental health issues in Indonesia. Most of her artworks are representing her mental health conditions. Those conditions would eventually turned to be her main inspirations and challenging sources.

She has been honoured as “Top 10 most shinning young Indonesian artists” in 2017. As “1 of 90 young Indonesians with inspiring works and thoughts” in 2018. Also as “10 Women of The Year” by Her World Magazine in 2019.

“I have billions of emotional turmoils that I can never understand up-til now. They have been living and sticking into my self. The artworks that I have made are interpretations of my mental condition and they describe every beautiful conflict inside me that I turn into something beautiful and colorful.” – Hana Madness

ART EXHIBITION

2011 - 2015

  • “Sister Be Strong” exhibition at Bau Tanah Street Gallery (Jakarta, 12 – 13 March 2011)
  • “GLUED” street sticker party exhibition at Garduhouse (Jakarta, 23 October – 5 November 2011)
  • Ancol Art Festival at Ancol Art Market (Jakarta, 2 – 11 November 2012)
  • “Bipolar Creation” exhibition at North Art Space Gallery, Ancol Art Market (Jakarta, 2 June 2013)
  • Jakarta Art Market Festival at Senayan (Jakarta, 3 – 5 November 2013)
  • Anton Ismael CV Project exhibition part of Jakarta Biennale at Taman Ismail Marzuki (Jakarta, 9 – 30 November 2013)
  • “Make Art, Make Help, Make Love” exhibition at Tokove Kemang (Jakarta, 24 November 2013)
  • “World Bipolar Day” exhibition at Galeri Cipta II Cikini (Jakarta, 29 March 2015)
  • “GLUED2” street sticker party exhibition at National Gallery Of Indonesia (Jakarta, 27 October – 16 November 2015)

2016 - 2017

  • “Nobody” custom toy exhibition at Dreambirds Gallery Kemang (Jakarta, 10 December 2015 – 10 January 2016)
  • “Mereklamekan Pelem” a movie posters exhibition at APA SPACE Plaza Indonesia (Jakarta, 6 – 15 February 2016)
  • “GAC Art Festival” at Ciputra Artpreneur Gallery (Jakarta, 22-23 October 2016)
  • “Merintis Jejaring Art Brut” painting exhibition at The Ministry of National Education and Culture of Indonesia (Jakarta, 17-21 May 2017)
  • “All The Small Things” painting exhibition at Qubicle Center (Jakarta, 10–16 Agustus 2017)
  • “HUELE” national art exhibition supported by Ministry of National Education and Culture of Indonesia (Ambon-Maluku, 12-16 September 2017)
  • UK/ID Festival supported by British Council (Jakarta, 22 October)
  • Artotel Week x GG Urban exhibition at Jakarta Old Town (Jakarta, 8-11 Novemeber 2017)
  • Indonesia Broclamation exhibition presented by U Mild (Jakarta, 25-26 November 2017)
  • Art Brut visual arts exhibition in collabroration with NO-MA Museum Japan at Bentara Budaya Gallery Jakarta (9 December 2017)

2018

  • Painting exhibition by APENA (National Artist Association) at Tugu Kunstring Paleis, Menteng (Jakarta, 13-14 January 2018)
  • “Love Never Fails” painting exhibition at Hadiprana Art Centre, Kemang (Jakarta, 9-24 February 2018)
  • “Differences Unite” Ananda Sukarlan’s resital piano concert and painting exhibition at JW Luwansa Hotel Ballroom (Jakarta, 5 March 2018)
  • “Ekspresi Ragam Jiwa” painting exhibition at Gallery Cipta 3 Taman Ismail Marzuki (2 April – 13 April 2018)
  • “One by One” a collective exhibition by Indonesian talents at 2Madison Gallery & Art Space Kemang (Jakarta, 1 May-1 June 2018)
  • Twilosaurus skate art exhibition (Jakarta, 7 July 2018)
  • Post Fest exhibition 2018 “Celebrating Therapeutic Art Activities” at Gallery Cipta III, Taman Ismail Marzuki (Jakarta, 21 July – 5 August 2018)
  • ASYAAF & Hidden Artist Festival (South Korea, 24 July – 19 August 2018)
  • “Festival Bebas Batas” painting exhibition & “In Chains” video installation supported by British Council at National Gallery of Indonesia (Jakarta, 12-29 October 2018)

2019

  • “Jakarta Sneakers Day” toy exhibition in collaboration with Tahilalats at Senayan City Jakarta (7-9 February 2019)
  • “Momentary Museum” exhibition in collaboration with Japanese artist Jun Kitazawa at Entrance Hall Otsu Prince Hotel, Shiga-Japan (Japan, 8-10 February 2019)
  • “Seven Earth” group exhibition at 2Madison Gallery (Jakarta, 15 February 2019)
  • Art Expo by Hana Madness for Mezzo store activation at Central Park Mall (25-26 May 2019)
  • Outsider Artpreneur exhibition at Ciputra Artpreneur (28 August-21 September 2019)
  • Art & Protest : What’s there to be mad about? at Bethlem Gallery London (7 September-8 November 2019)
  • “Potret Wajah Manusia Indonesia” exhibition presented by Ministry National of Culture and Education (Jakarta, 7-13 October 2019)
  • “Senigma: Into Wanderland” exhibition at Cecemuwe Cafe & Space Jakarta (12 October-11 November 2019)
  • TakeOver Festival presented by Heart of Glass in St. Helens, UK (1-30 November 2019)
  • Exaggerate Exhibition hosted by Backlit Gallery in exploring the role of art in  understanding mental health featuring In Chains film in Nottingham, UK (22 Nov 2019-15 Feb 2020)
  • Hana Madness Mini Solo Exhibition at Pop up store of Artsphere Gallery x Ganara Artspace at Senayan City Mall (Jakarta, December 2019-February 2020)

ART PROJECT & COLLABORATION

2011 - Present

  • In collaboration with Tokai (a national lighter company) in producing 5 doodle artworks in the forms of lighter as much as 500.000 pieces to all over Indonesia (2011)
  • Mural project “Interaksi & Toleransi” (Jakarta, 2016)
  • Mural project “Ladies On Wall” (Jakarta, 7 August 2016)
  • Indonesian delegation for Unlimited Arts & Disability Festival at Southbank Centre (London, 6-11 September 2016)
  • In collaboration with Tokai (a national lighter company) lighter company in producing 5 doodle artworks as much as 200.000 pieces to all over Indonesia (Jakarta, September 2016)
  • Installation figure project incollaboration with Camel (Jakarta, October 2016 – Januari 2017)
  • Mural project for A Mild (Jakarta, 22 February 2017)
  • Mural project “Bekasi Warna- Warni” (Bekasi, 4 March 2017)
  • Mural and graffiti project “Tangerang Street Art Festival 2” (Tangerang, 24-26 March 2017)
  • In collaboration with Wadezig merch for horoscope t shirt “Artist Series”
  • Artwork commisioned for British Council arts merchandise (May 2017)
  • Mural dan graffiti project “Kampung Bekelir” (Tangerang 30 Juli-17 Agustus 2017)
  • In collaboration with “Association of Indonesian Psychiatrist” in making their mascot doll for mental health campaign (September 2017)
  • Mural project for Micro Galleries (Jakarta, 6-21 October 2017)
  • Special talent show for “Kitty Live” (live streaming platform) specifically talked about art and mental health (December 2017-January 2018)
  • Good Day Coffee Label Design Competition sponsored influencer (January 2018)
  • Mural project at International Women’s Day at Plaza Teater Jakarta, Taman Ismail Marzuki (8 March 2018)
  • Painting wokshop with Hana Madness presented by University of Al-Azhar Indonesia (Jakarta, 22 April 2018)
  • Painting workshop at Surakarta Regional Mental Hospital Road to Festival Bebas Batas (Solo, 7-9 May 2018)
  • Painting workshop at Bangli Mental Hospital Road to Festival Bebas Batas (Bali, 15-17 May 2018)
  • Painting workshop at Betlem Gallery and Royal Hospital (London, 29 June 2018)
  • In Chains project in collaboration with ‘the vacuum cleaner’ for UK/ID 2018 (June-July 2018)
  • Artwork commissioned for “100% Manusia” Film Festival (Indonesia, September 2018)
  • “Love The Progress” painting workshop in collaboration with Converse as a part of International Women’s Day 2019
  • Painting workshop at Fulbright University Vietnam (19 April 2019)
  • Bag personalization and new concept store activation in collaboration with Kipling at Grand Indonesia (Jakarta, 17 May 2019)
  • Artwork commission for InterSastra (June-December 2019)
  • Artwork commission for Indomie x Chitato (July 2019)
  • “Into Us” collaborative project with CGL (St. Helen, UK, August 2019)
  • Photo and video campaign in collaboration with Nivea Indonesia (September 2019)
  • Artwork commission for ABC White Coffee (September 2019)
  • Artwork commission for a poetry book by Adin Hysteria (October 2019)
  • Mural project at pop up store of Ganara Artspace x Artsphere Gallery at Senayan City Mall (November 2019) 
  • Window mural project “Hana Madness and The People” as part of Art Assembly Festival (London, 23 November 2019)

TALK

2011 - Present

  • As a speaker at “Disability, Art Therapy & The Street Art Connection” at Indonesian Street Art Database (Jakarta, 22 July 2012)
  • As a speaker on “Kick Andy” by Metro TV with the topic “They Say I am Crazy” (Jakarta, 28 September 2012)
  • As a speaker at “Awakening Economy Spirit” at University Of Indonesia (Depok, 12 November 2012)
  • As a speaker on “Editors Afternoon” by Trans 7 (Jakarta, 9 December 2012)
  • As a speaker on “Topik Sunting” by ANTV with the topic “Terror Hallucination” (Jakarta, 19 March 2013)
  • As a Speaker at “Bipolar & Creativity” at North Art Space Gallery (Jakarta, 2 June 2013)
  • As a speaker at “Bipolar Vs Life” presented by YARSI University (Jakarta, 23 November 2013)
  • As a speaker on “Healthy World” by DAAI TV with the topic “Bipolar & Creativity” (Jakarta, 2013)
  • As a speaker on “Prie GS Show” by Sindo TV (Jakarta, 2 February 2014)
  • As a speaker on “Hitam-Putih Reborn” by Trans 7 (Jakarta, 3 February 2014)
  • As a speaker at “Psychiatric Nursing” presented by University of Padjajaran (Bandung, 2 May 2014)
  • As a speaker at “International Youth Day Celebration 2014” at Mercubuana University (Jakarta, 12 August 2014)
  • As a speaker on “Home and Living” by MNC Channel with the topic “painting & recycle art” (Jakarta, 2015)
  • As a speaker on “Catatan Harian Dewi Sandra” by Trans 7 with the topic “Madness & Creativity” (Jakarta, 16 June 2015)
  • As a speaker on “Sapa Indonesia Pagi” by KOMPAS TV with the topic “World Mental Health Day” (Jakarta, 2015)
  • As a speaker at “Am I Bipolar?” book launch at Gramedia book store Central Park (Jakarta, 24 October 2015)
  • As a speaker on “Cerita Hati” by KOMPAS TV with the topic “Mental Health Problem” (Jakarta, 2016)
  • As a speaker at “Bipolar Success Stories” at Bogor Botanical Garden (Bogor, 13 November 2016)
  • As a speaker at “World Bipolar Day 2017” at Galeri Cipta II Taman Ismail Marzuki (Jakarta, 4 March 2017)
  • As a speaker at “Mental Health Education” by the medical student of University of Islam Jakarta (Jakarata, 18 March 2017)
  • As a speaker at “Merintis Jejaring Art Brut” at Ministry of National Education and Culture of Indonesia Building (Jakarta, 17-21 May 2017)
  • As a speaker at “Jakarta Unlimited” Arts and Disability supported by The British Council (Jakarta, 22 October 2017)
  • As a speaker on “NewsLine”  by Metro Tv (Jakarta, 15 November 2017)
  • As a speaker at Visual Communication Desain Seminar at University of Pembangunan Nasional Veteran (Surabaya, 16 December 2017)
  • As a speaker at “Art Brut Talk” at Hadiprana Art Centre (Jakarta, 17 February 2017)
  • As a speaker at “Ayo Hidup Sehat” program by Tv One (Jakarta, 29 March 2018)
  • As a speaker on iNews Tv in celebrating Kartini’s Day (Jakarta, 18, April 2018 2018)
  • As a speaker on “Opini” by Kompas Tv (Jakarta, 27 April 2018)
  • As a speaker at “Last Night Art Saved My Life” along with UK-based artists, hosted by Live Art Development Agency (London, 26 June 2018)
  • As a speaker at “Let’s Talk About Mental Health” Seminar at America Pacific Place (18 August 2018)
  • As a speaker at “Sama Bisa Bisa Sama” Road to Festival Bebas Batas (Jakarta, 2 September 2018)
  • Artist talk and performance respresenting “In Chains” film project at Schwankhalle Bremen as part of Utopia Film Festival (Germany, 29 October 2018)
  • Artist talk and performance respresenting “In Chains” film project at “Tender Provocations, The Art of a Culture of Hope” at Kammerspiele Theater, Munich (Germany, 2-3 November 2018)
  • As a speaker of TEDx Brawijaya University (The Grand Design Of Tomorrow), Malang-East Java (24 November 2018)
  • As a speaker at “Anthology: A Moment For Tears” an event on mental health hosted by Global Jaya School (Jakarta, 21 January 2019)
  • In Chains Film Screening and Discussion with Hana Madness at Grobak Hysteria Creative Hub, Semarang-Central Java (Semarang, 28 February 2018)
  • In Chains Film Screening and Discussion with Hana Madness at Dodoha Mosintuwu, Poso (Central Sulawesi, 23 March 2018)
  • As a speaker at Full Bright University Vietnam Conference (19-20 April 2019)
  • In Chains Film Screening and Discussion with Hana Madness at Purplecode ID (11 May 2019)
  • As a speaker at “The Future Is Us” hosted by Indonesia Development Forum 2019 (Jakarta, 22 June 2019)
  • As a speaker at “Art Has Saved My Life” hosted by Ketemu Project (Bali, 29 June-1 July 2019)
  • As a speaker at Redesign hosted by Visual Communication Design Mercubuana University (8 July 2019)
  • As a speaker at PechaKucha Jakarta at CGV Fx Sudirman (17, September 2019)
  • As a speaker at “100% Talk: In Chains” presented by 100% Manusia Film Festival (Jakarta, 26 September 2019)
  • As a speaker on Viral Banget by Kompas Tv (8 October 2019)
  • As a speaker on Sarah Secharian by Narasi Tv (10 October 2019)
  • As one of panelists on We Discuss hosted by Whiteboard Journal about “What not to discuss when talking about equality from disabled people” (8 November 2019)
  • As a speaker at Festival Bebas Batas 2019 “Art for Disbities”, ISI Surakarta (11 November 2019)
  • As a speaker at “Sehat Mental Lewat Seni” presented by Bear Brand at The Space, Senayan City (Jakarta, 19 November 2019)
  • Podcast interview “Knowledge Exchange” by Jess Tom AKA Touretteshero (London, 24 November 2019)


ACHIEVEMENT

  • Nominated as Top 10 Shinning Young Indonesian Artists by Detik.com
  • Nominated as 90 young Indonesians with inspiring works and thoughts by Opini 90
  • Nominated as 7 Millenial Heroes for arts and culture by Sindonews
  • 10 Women of The Year by Her World Magazine

Recent Exhibition

In Chains at Exaggerate Everything Exhibition UK

October 21, 2019

TakeOver Festival in St. Helens

October 12, 2019

Senigma: Into Wanderland Art Exhibition

October 11, 2019

Visual Art Exhibition “The Face of Indonesia”

October 6, 2019

Art & Protest: What’s there to be mad about?

October 6, 2019

Outsider Artpreneur Exhibition 2019

October 5, 2019

Art Exhibition by Hana Madness at Central Park Mall

June 11, 2019

Painting on Deck for Green Fest Street Culture Exhibition

April 16, 2019