Wulan Dirgantoro is a McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests are gender and feminism, and trauma and memory in Indonesian modern and contemporary art.
Her publications including Feminisms and Indonesian Contemporary Art: Defining Experiences (Amsterdam University Press, 2017) and ‘Aesthetics of Silence: Exploring Trauma in Indonesian Painting 1970-1980’ in Ambitious Alignment: New Histories of Southeast Asian Art (Power Publication and the National Gallery of Singapore, 2018). She has also contributed to various art publications in Asia, Australia and UK on Indonesian modern and contemporary art. Prior to joining the University of Melbourne, she was a lecturer at the MA Asian Art Histories program at LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore (2014-2016) and research fellow of Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices 2016/2017 program (Forum Transregionale Studien) and Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICI), Berlin.
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UOM 18/21 Mckenzie Fellowship - Wulandani Dirgantoro - Culture And Communications
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In the Shadow of the Pasts: History and Connectivity in Arahmaiani’s Performance Art
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Interrogating the Feminine in Indonesian Modern and Contemporary Art
Journal article | 2019 | Southeast of Now: Directions in Contemporary and Modern Art in Asia
Despite feminism’s inclusion in the Indonesian art world lexicon in the 1990s, there are still obstacles till this day in finding ..
Mckenzie Postdoctoral Fellow
Culture And Communication
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Tasmania
Master of Art Curatorship
University of Melbourne
Bandung Institute of Technology