May 06, 2021
The live virtual book launch of "Returning Southeast Asia's Past: Objects, Museums, and Restitution", published with the Southeast Asian Art Academic Programme (SAAAP), SOAS University of London.
Mar 01, 2021
An upcoming solo show of Sinta Tantra curated by Sadiah Boonstra.
Dec 15, 2020
Wacana, Journal of the Humanities of Indonesia” dan “Paradigma: Jurnal Kajian Budaya” akan menyelenggarakan seminar daring dalam bahasa Indonesia: 'Decolonizing Botanical Gardens and Knowledge of Nature in Museums and ArtsDiscussing academic and artistic approaches'
Dec 13, 2020
On December 13, Framer Framed, Read My World and Beyond Walls are organising a program around the recently published and already much discussed book REVOLUSI by David Van Reybrouck. Wim Manuhutu will talk to David Van Reybrouck, Goenawan Mohamad, Sadiah Boonstra and Amanda Pinatih. With a multimedia performance Manual for the Displaced by Robin Block and Jeremy Flohr.
Oct 08, 2020
Botanische tuinen zijn lang enkel bestudeerd vanwege hun natuurwetenschappelijke belang voor het Westen. Westerse wetenschappers en hun kennis vormden het middelpunt van deze studies. In dit webinar proberen we met een ander, en minder eurocentrisch, perspectief naar dergelijke tuinen in Indonesië, Zuid-Afrika en Suriname te kijken.
Aug 20, 2020
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, three curators talk about the future of art, their daily lives and creative projects during the large-scale social distancing
Aug 4, 2020
As the exhibition 'On the Nature of Botanical Gardens' nears its end, Framer Framed organised an artist talk with participating artists Arahmaiani, Lifepatch, Zico Albaiquni, and curator Sadiah Boonstra, to discuss their work and vision on topics of identity, colonial and botanical history, indigenous knowledge and the use and exploitation of nature in Indonesia. 'On the Nature of Botanical Gardens' closes its doors on 16 August 2020-- come visit during these last weeks!
Jul 4, 2020
Dr Sadiah Boonstra is a cultural historian and curator. She currently combines her appointment as Asia Scholar at Melbourne University with being an independent curator in Jakarta, Indonesia. In her broad cultural practice, she merges academic expertise with curation, producing, and public programming.
She is fascinated by the entanglement of the past and the present, especially when it concerns the legacies of history, heritage and the arts of colonial and contemporary Indonesia.