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umi lestari

Umi Lestari is a writer, researcher, and teacher in Indonesia. Selection Committee for Arkipel: Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival (2015 & 2016) conducted by Forum Lenteng, Jakarta; Indonesia Film Appreciation 2015 and Student Film Festival 2018 held by Ministry of Culture and Education. Umi holds a Master Degree with thesis: Nationalism through Nawi Ismail Films 1970s – 1980s. contact: lestari.tambora@gmail.com

2019

Speaker on the Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society, Conference, Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Philippines, 1 – 3 Augustus 2019

Speaker on the Asian Cinema Studies Conference, La Salle College of the Arts, Singapore, 24 – 26 June 2019

Participant Animistic Apparatus, project by May Adadol, 22 – 28 April 2019, Bangkok & Udon Thani, Thailand.

2018

Selection Committee for Gelar Karya Film Pelajar (Student Film Festival)

2016

Selection Committee for Arkipel: Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival

2015

co curator on Visual Jalanan – Free but Proper exhibition on street culture, National Gallery of Indonesia

Selection Committee for Arkipel: Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival

Selection Committee Apresiasi Film Indonesia

2014

Speaker on The 2nd Conference of the Asia Pacific Network for Cultural Education & Research, “New Voices, Current Perspectives: Arts Management, Policy and Development in Asia”, on Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore.

Speaker on the 2nd Ascoltaci Seminar, “Bila Merauke Dijadikan Lumbung Pangan”, Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

NEXT – Expert Training, program by Korean Culture Center Indonesia, research on the Busan International Performing Art Festival art management.

2013

Research on Indonesian Women Artists “Jaring Perempuan” (Women Nest)

Project Officer for Hibah Karya, program managed by Indonesia Visual Art Archive and five other cultural archive institutions in Indonesia.