Restu Ratnaningtyas was born in Tangerang, Banten, 1981. She completed her education in the Department of Art Education, the Faculty of Art at UNJ (Jakarta State University) (2003). She works through video art, watercolor painting, and installation, with a focus on daily life filled with things that are small but serves to balance human lives. Her solo exhibition was Memento:Privatization Room, ViviYip Art Room, Jakarta (2008). In addition, she has been involved in a number of group exhibitions, such as: the launching of KINIYAKINI website, Frank Welkenhuysen Gallery and Art Brokers, Utrecht, the Netherlands (2012), Beastly, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta and Salihara Gallery, Jakarta (2011), and the 9th Jakarta Biennale, Indonesian National Gallery, Jakarta (2009). Meanwhile, she also participated in projects and workshops by Cemeti Art House, ruangrupa, CCF, and Serum Art Studio between 2004 and 2011.