Museum, Decolonization and Repatriation
15 October 2022
To celebrate Indonesia Museum Day (Harmusindo) 2022, Indonesia Museum Association(Asosiasi Museum Indonesia) held a seminar to speak about museum's role in decolonization and repatriation.
Speakers: Dr. Gani Ahmad Jaelani, Ajeng Ayu Arainikasih, Dr. Fenneke H. Sysling, Amb. I Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja, Sadiah Boonstra Ph.D.
8 - 9 April 2022
Atelier KITLV and Framer Framed invite you for the hybrid presentation Declaring Distance: Bandung-Leiden, a trans-local exchange on ways of imagining and engaging with the colonial archive. The presentation, as part of the first phase of artist Theo Frids Hutabarat’s Atelier KITV residency program, will kick off with a series of online discussions on the 8th and 9th of April via Zoom.
Mar 01, 2021
A talk show with curators Revolusi!, Nancy Jouwe, Susan Legêne, Ronald Nijboer, David Van Reybrouck, DJ Sekan and Feba Sukmana. Presentation by Griselda Molemans. In Dutch with English subtitles.
28 August 2021
Program Studi S1 Sejarah Universitas Diponegoro telah menyelenggarakan Webinar yang bertema “Pengelolaan Warisan Budaya Indonesia di Mancanegara”, Sabtu (28/8) dengan narasumber Prof. Dr. Mattew Issac Cohen (Departemen of Dramatic Arts, University of Connecticut) dan Dr. Sadiah Boonstra, M.A. (Prospective Honorary Fellow, Melbourne University) serta sebagai moderator Dr. Siti Maziyah, M.Hum (Universitas Diponegoro).
June 20, 2021
20 June 2021
Tijdens het Holland Festival produceert De Groene Amsterdammer een podcast waarin voorstellingen worden uitlicht en makers aan het woord komen. Presentatoren Roos van der Lint, Gawie Keyser, Joost de Vries en Christiaan Weijts praten met makers en deskundigen over de voorstellingen en uitvoeringen die vanaf 3 t/m 26 juni op het programma staan.
19 May 2021
Pandemi COVID-19 yang melanda dunia membuat paradigma kerja museum menjadi berubah. Tuntutan inovasi semakin menyeruak. Eksperimen harus dilakukan demi menjaga ikatan dengan publik.
14 - 15 May 2021
This presentation was a part of the "Inter-Asia in Motion: Dance as Method" Online Symposium, took place on 14-15 May 2021.
6 May 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.
1 March 2021
Constellations of Being is an upcoming solo show of British-Balinese artist Sinta Tantra. Through this exhibition, Tantra explores her own and her family’s past in order to create new constellations of history, emotions, experiences, as well as shapes, colors, and materials towards an exciting future. Scheduled to be exhibited on November 5, 2021, in ISA Art and Design, Jakarta.
15 December 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'
13 December 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.
8 October 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.
20 August 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
4 August 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!
4 July 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.
22 June 2020
Zico Albaiquini's Ruwatan Tanah Air Beta was contributed by Sadiah Boonstra, curator of the exhibition On the Nature of Botanical Gardens by Framer Framed.
The On the Nature of Botanical Gardens exhibition shows the work of nine Indonesian artists who take a critical look at botanical gardens, colonial power and knowledge building. They also want to show their work what the effect is on plants and nature if you approach them economically. The exhibition lasts until August 16 and you can go there for free.
9 April 2020
Sadiah Boonstra is the curator of the exhibition 'On the Nature of Botanical Gardens' (2020) was interviewed by Evie Evans. The exhibition 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