CRIS is happy to welcome Riksa Afiaty as curator in residency at the Nordic Guest Studio! Public talk will be announced shortly.
Afiaty is a curator based in Indonesia. She was part of the collective ruangrupa Jakarta from 2011-2016, and worked for curatorial team of Jakarta Biennale 2015 #16 "Neither Forward nor Back: Acting in the Present".
In 2017 she worked with Charles Esche and Enin Supriyanto for Europalia Arts Festival 2017 entitled “Power and Other Things”. Her ongoing thinking revolves around the decolonial contestation of the Netherlands-Indonesia realm. In 2016 she recieved a grant from the Foundation for Arts Initiatives to research a model and modus operandi of Art Institutions by learning from non-western institutions. She was also selected as a participant in Jan Van Eyck academie for 2018-2019.