Aryo Ardiarso Wibisono: Escapism through the Arts

   “Even Monalisa is Proud of Wearing Batik, Why Aren’t You?”    A project he did as a part of “Visit Indonesia” campaign in Malaysia. Here you can see Monalisa looking fabulous covered in  Parang Klithik Batik.

“Even Monalisa is Proud of Wearing Batik, Why Aren’t You?”

A project he did as a part of “Visit Indonesia” campaign in Malaysia. Here you can see Monalisa looking fabulous covered in Parang Klithik Batik.

 The portrait that gained him attention from Raisa herself.

The portrait that gained him attention from Raisa herself.

 His first ever sketch to reach a thousand likes on Instagram, which caused his phone to crash

His first ever sketch to reach a thousand likes on Instagram, which caused his phone to crash

 A birthday present for himself, which he intended to be a tattoo. Every detail in this drawing has its own meaning and reason.

A birthday present for himself, which he intended to be a tattoo. Every detail in this drawing has its own meaning and reason.

 This drawing of a shoe got him recognition from a prominent creative person in Indonesia. This person later asked Aryo to make a similar piece for him.

This drawing of a shoe got him recognition from a prominent creative person in Indonesia. This person later asked Aryo to make a similar piece for him.

 A tribute for Soeharto’s 92nd birthday – to remind people of the goodness he had done, instead of focusing on his wrongdoings.

A tribute for Soeharto’s 92nd birthday – to remind people of the goodness he had done, instead of focusing on his wrongdoings.

 Drawn after an impromptu political debate with his friend. Jokowi is Aryo’s hope for Indonesia’s politics.

Drawn after an impromptu political debate with his friend. Jokowi is Aryo’s hope for Indonesia’s politics.