Sigit Ramadhan (b. Bandung 1989) work mostly with printmaking in his art making process. His final project for Bachelor Degree in Art Education Department, Indonesia University of Education is one of his first batch exploration in printmaking as a medium. He made 676 pieces of woodcut print (2 edition each), photographed it, and then edited in video maker software resulting a 3 mins and 51 secs stop motion video, pushing the conventional printmaking to his alternate presentation in new media era.
But then, his exploration in printmaking especially woodcut print method are going deepen to its historical journey when he educated in Postgraduate School of Bandung Institute of Technology. He’s further looking back to the Baroque Era which have a distinction in style moreover its technique. Putting a lot of interest in reduction woodcut print method, the logic and the effort to make this kind of work bring him satisfaction after he finished a project. Sociopolitical theme are being his tendencies for the last 5 years, trying to express his thought about ideal sociopolitical-life with parodical even satirical image of printmaking works.
For him, the printmaking is a medium to communicate simultaneously with a large number of people.