is young dramaturg, playwright and theatre-director who has taken part as a performing arts practitioner at prestigious international events and festivals, such as the International Forum Theatertreffen – Berlin Germany (2019), Art Camp Asian Performing Arts Forum, Tokyo Japan ( 2018 ), Curators Academy Theaterworks Singapore ( 2018 ), Asean Theatre - Central Cultural Centre Philippines, Manila ( 2013 ).
In 2018, his video artwork Unidentified Origin Of The Lightless
Prize in the Ritz Carlton Bazaar Video Art, Jakarta and his play Cut Out
was selected as the winner of the Rawayan Award (playwright forum) and became the title of the book ( 2018 ). In 2019, his play Cut Out
was performed at Ovalhouse Theatre, London directed by Kumiko Mendl in a showcase of Indonesian Plays, organized by Indonesia Dramatic Reading Festival.
He is a founding member and artistic director of Bandung Performing Arts Forum (B.P.A.F) which includes directing an international collaboration project with Theatre MUIBO from Tokyo in The Fallen Boat
, Bandung, 2019 – with Leow Puay Tin from Malaysia in Us Not Us
in Asian Dramaturg Network, Yogyakarta, 2018. He also worked as a dramaturg on Holy-Body
for Salihara International Dance Festival HELATARI, Jakarta 2019.
For Riyadhus, archives offer a range of perspectives. He often plays around with archives, like making puzzles out of fiction, where he can rearrange the historical events, and celebrate them as a form of social imagination, not as frozen material in museums − or static silent text in libraries.