On Lumbung | Artist Talk with ruangrupa + GUDSKUL

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Join Emily Carr University of Art + Design, OCAD University and Centre A for a conversation with ruangrupa and GUDSKUL, “On Lumbung.”


Nov 4, 2021 6:00PM – 7:30PM

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As part of the Conducting Creative Research lecture series, please join the collectives ruangrupa and GUDSKUL for an online conversation on sharing, solidarities, collectivity, and the lumbung as method towards sustainability.


  • Trained as an architect (B.Arch from Universitas Indonesia and M.Arch from Cranbrook Academy of Art), farid rakun wears different hats, dependent on who is asking. A visiting lecturer in the Architecture Department of Universitas Indonesia, he is also a part of the artists’ collective ruangrupa, with whom he co-curated TRANSaction: Sonsbeek 2016 in Arnhem, NL, and currently taking the helmet as Artistic Direction for documenta fifteen (Kassel, 2022).
  • Marcellina “Cella” Dwi Kencana Putri is the manager of GUDSKUL. She studied International Relations and has a post-graduate degree in Cultural Anthropology. Previously, she was a producer in Studio Batu, a Yogyakarta-based collective and a serve as a co-curator for OK. Pangan, Media Art Festival (2017), where she found her main interest in food-related. She has never been able to resist having a dessert after a meal, and finds cooking as a therapeutic way to keep her sanity intact.
  • Henry Heng Lu is a curator, writer and artist. He is a co-founder of Call Again, a mobile initiative/collective committed to creating space for contemporary diasporic artistic practices. Presently, he is Executive Director/Curator of Centre A: Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art (moderator).
  • Melissa Karmen Lee is the Director of Education and Public Programs at the Vancouver Art Gallery. She is a social practice curator that has collaborated on a variety of different art practices in Hong Kong and Vancouver (moderator).

This lectured is supported by the Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research / Government of Canada, the research offices at OCAD U and Emily Carr University of Art + Design, and Centre A: Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art.

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