Artist; Writer; Editor; Lecturer, University of Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia

farid rakun, ruangrupa

Trained as an architect at the University of Indonesia and Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, farid rakun currently serves as a researcher and education coordinator for the artists’ initiative ruangrupa, a nonprofit organization founded in 2000 that examines contemporary Indonesian urban and cultural issues. Through interdisciplinary collaboration among the arts, social sciences, politics, technology, and media, ruangrupa produces a diverse array of exhibitions, festivals, art labs, workshops, research projects, and publications.