About Tab Space

Tab Space is a social enterprise based in Bandung that supports artists with disabilities. We provide a platform for artists with disabilities to contribute to the community and be a practitioner.

A Support System for Graphic Artist with Disabilities

Tab Space is a Bandung-based social enterprise that produces works made by artists with disabilities. So far, we are the only supported studio that has a physical space engaged in disability and inclusion in Bandung.

Tab Space aims to enable artists/illustrators with disabilities to play a role in the community ecosystem and earn an income. We accommodate talents and efforts of these artist because we believe that with the right support system, disabled artists can become professionals practitioners.

Our Team

People Behind Tab Space

Imaniar Rizki

Founder, Creative Director

Imaniar is a Master of Design graduate from Bandung Institute of Technology who has a passion for children’s drawings. She fell in love with the drawings of disabled artists who, to her, show the honesty and purity of children’s drawings. Imaniar currently teaches at BINUS Bandung and ITB in illustration courses and is involved in several research projects on children. Experienced as an art facilitator for children with special needs since 2016, she has been involved in several projects and exhibitions in collaboration with disabled artists.

Nurul Lathifah

Managing Director

Graduate of Textile Craft ITB who has a variety of experiences teaching art and craft; one of which teaches fashion illustration for inclusion classes at high schools in Bandung. For 2 years, she has been involved in Pulas Katumbiri (social enterprise) as creative director and facilitator of art classes in SLB which is a partner of PUKA. Has been involved as a collaborating SME in collaborative exhibitions with students with disabilities. After graduating from MBA ITB some time ago – serious in building a business, and focusing on business planning in the creative industry. Currently actively working as a plush artist in her small business -Nnyl Studio.

Rizka R. Safitri

Art & Program Director

Rizka is a visual designer who actively works in communities and collectives in Bandung. In 2016 with Bandung Creative City Forum, Rizka designed an urban game program called JalanJajan.bdg and won the GDI Best title in Good Design Indonesia from the Indonesian Ministry of Trade, in 2020. Besides being an active visual designer, together with her little friend, Rizka also works through Tiba-Tiba Karya. In 2021 Rizka and Tiba-Tiba Karya received the 3rd Best Campaign title at the CAP JABAR Creative Media Awards 2021, from the West Java Creative Economy Committee, for the campaign program she designed to help animals affected by the pandemic at the Bandung Zoo.

Ario Abadi

Project Manager

With a degree in Visual Communication Design, Ario specializes in audiovisual content. He actively involved in teaching children with special needs at the Artherapy Center Widyatama, and he also teaches regular classes at Universitas Pasundan in the field of Audio Visual. He hopes to share his knowledge and experience with both children with special needs and regular students, enabling them to pursue creative endeavors.  

Additionally, Ario serves as the business manager for a local band from Bandung, successfully increasing their Spotify listeners from 200 thousand to 2.2 million, marking a remarkable 110% growth.

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