On the Nature of Botanical Gardens

Contemporary Indonesian Perspectives

On the Nature of Botanical Gardens at Framer Framed in Amsterdam features nine contemporary Indonesian artists who look critically at botanical gardens, colonial power, knowledge building and the economics of nature, its legacies and current consequences of approaching nature and plants. This exhibition takes a decolonial approach to the concept of botanical gardens and their role in building a Dutch colonial empire in Indonesia.


Zico Albaiquini


Ade Darmawan


Samuel Indratma


Ipeh Nur

Elia Nurvista

Sinta Tantra

Catalogue : ENG | NL

Virtual Tour : ENG | NL

Photos from the exhibition On the Nature of Botanical Gardens (2020)

Curated by Sadiah Boonstra at Framer Framed (2020)

© Eva Broekema / Framer Framed