Riar Rizaldi

b. 1990, Bandung, Indonesia
Lives and works in Hong Kong

Riar Rizaldi works as an artist and filmmaker. He works predominantly with the medium of moving images and sound, both in the black-box of cinema settings as well spatial presentation as installation. His artistic practice focuses mostly on the relationship between capital and technology, labour and nature, worldviews, genre cinema, and the possibility of theoretical fiction.

His works have been shown at various international film festivals including Locarno (Switzerland), IFFR (Netherlands), FID Marseille (France), Viennale (Austria), BFI London (UK), Cinema du Reel, Vancouver (Canada), as well as Centre Pompidou Paris (France) in 2021, Museum of Modern Art (USA) and Whitney Biennial (USA) in 2024, Taipei Biennial in 2023, Istanbul Biennial (Turkey) in 2023, Venice Architecture Biennale (Italy) in 2021, Biennale Jogja (Indonesia) in 2021, and National Gallery of Indonesia in 2019. Other solo exhibitions and focus programs of his works have been held at Gasworks London (UK) in 2024, Z33 Hasselt (Belgium) in 2024, Centre de la Photographie Genève (Switzerland) in 2023, and Batalha Centro de Cinema, Porto (Portugal) also in 2023, amongst others.


Country: Indonesia
Instagram: riarrr