Raden Anandra Natalegawa is a Graphic Communication Design student at Central St Martins. He previously studied Law & Politics and believes in the power of the Arts to promote community / legal action.
Raden is a documentary filmmaker and photographer who uses art as a tool to exploring race, religion and sexuality. He has previously exhibited work with the Institute of Contemporary Arts as part of SCN and The Photographers’ Gallery, powered by DEVELOP.
Raden is interested in how art, politics and global health intersect: he’s worked with Pentagram on a creative awareness campaign addressing the gender gap in climate action, thanks to Creativity Works.
He’s personally benefitted from widening access initiatives, and wants to address socio-economic inequity and inequality in arts and culture through his work. Raden is currently a member of the Blueprint Collective - a youth-led part-leadership programme, pressure-group and think tank which is driving the Mayor of London’s Brent 2020 cultural projects for local young people.
Brent Blueprint Collective Projects include:
Seen and Heard: working with LSE Cities, Greater London Authority and Brent Youth Parliament to produce architectural designs, a charter, and policy guidelines shaping public spaces for 15 -23 year olds in Wembley Park and London.
VENT: working with VICE media to create 100 documentary podcasts addressing themes of justice, youth culture, current affairs and politics in Brent.
Blueprint Festival: Co-programming and co-curating a day festival on 20 August 2020 with the support of Boxpark celebrating Brent’s young creative entrepreneurs and their social impact projects.
2019: 'Engage Conference 2019, Unlocking Culture: an entitlement for children and young people", Newcastle
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019: 'Develop' The Photographer's Gallery
2018: 'ZineInColour Launch: Identity' LEAF, Manchester
2018: 'Future/Power' Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
2017: 'The 4Front Project Showcase' ArtsDepot, London
2013: 'Sorrel Summer Foundation' Somerset House, London
2019 - 2020: Art & Design Foundation Diploma, Graphic Design Communication - Central St. Martin's, UAL
2018 - 2019: University of Manchester - Law with Politics
2016-2017: attRAct programme - Royal Academy of Arts