ruang mes 56
Ruang MES 56 is an artist-run space established in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in 2002. It functions as a production laboratory and idea dissemination of photo-based art, which emphasizes in the exploratory and experimental approach, conceptually and contextually.
When they started, their goal was to establish recognition for photographic expression in Indonesian contemporary art. More recently, since 2012 onwards their approach has opened up somewhat and they take on whatever sounds like a fun challenge, so they also collaborate on exhibitions with other organizations or artists, or produce workshops and education programs too. With mission to develop contemporary art discourse and visual culture through several programs and activities such as residency, workshop, presentation, discussion, exhibition, and inter-disciplinary art projects.