Born in Bukittinggi, 1999
M. Alfariz, an artist based in Yogyakarta, is a member of the artist collective MES 56. His works are mostly natural landscapes-facing humans. His first photo series exposed, ‘Abandoned’, is a story about how migrants cannot go back to their hometown. One of his awards is the best artwork in After Mooi Indie #3 exhibition.
His notable exhibitions include Art Jakarta Gardens, STEM Projects of Srisasanti Syndicate, Hutan Kota by Plataran, Jakarta, Indonesia (2023); Unturned Stones, Unclimbed Mountain, Ruang MES 56 x ARTOTEL Thamrin, Artspace Mezzanine Level, ARTOTEL Thamrin, Jakarta, Indonesia (2023); Jogja Affordable Art #2, Kiniko Art, Sarang Building Block II, Yogyakarta, Indonesia; STEM Show: 3, STEM Projects of Srisasanti Syndicate, Tirtodipuran Link Building A, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2022); 3 thn dari Sekarang #1, RuangDalam Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2022); Collective (Im) Possibilities: “Deconstructing Misfortune”, Ruang MES 56, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2022); Bakaba #8: “Noise”, SaRanG Building II, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2022); Broken White Project Value, Art Jakarta, Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta, Indonesia (2022).