Hendra Himawan

Hendra Himawan is an independent curator, art researcher and author. He works with many young artists, focusing on project-based work of art by creating new spaces for alternative art practices to the public. Often affiliated with a community of artists, academics, NGO activists and villagers to build collaborative work across disciplines and examine the extent to which the arts can contribute directly to create social change. Involved with various projects of regional art, several times represented Indonesia for community-based art project which is based on relational aesthetics and practices of participatory work. Living in Yogyakarta, he also taught at the Faculty of Fine Arts, the Indonesian Arts Institute (ISI) in Surakarta.