Yusra Martunus is a contemporary Indonesian artist who creates three-dimensional works of southeast Asian art that use the essence of the material to create signs and metaphors. His seemingly simple works give way to the complexities of the materials themselves.
Born in Padang Panjang, West Sumatra 1973
He studied at the Indonesian Institute of Art in Yogyakarta and obtained his BFA degree in 2000. He was awarded the Best of MC Donald Art Award in 1994, The Best of Indonesia Asean Art Award in 2003 and was a finalist at the Asian Art Awards in 2004. He has taken part in many exhibitions across Asia.