DrMitha Budhyarto


Dr Mitha Budhyarto

Lecturer, Cultural and Contextual Studies
  • PhD in Humanities and Cultural Studies, University of London, Birkbeck College, UK
  • MA in Philosophy (Aesthetics), University of Sussex, UK
  • BA in Philosophy and Art History, University of Surrey, Roehampton College, UK

Mitha is responsible for developing and implementing a joint project for the different programmes within the Faculty of Design – with a focus on Southeast Asian Design Studies. Mitha is also a lecturer for BA(Hons) Product Design Level 3 students who are working on their graduation thesis. She is responsible for BA(Hons) Fine Arts Level 2 tutorials on Art Theory. Alongside her academic position, she continues to maintain her practice as a curator.

Professional Practice/research Output

Conference, Publication and Professional Workshop

  • 2015: Interdisciplinarity and Institution. Paper published in the proceedings of The 3rd International Conference of Interdisciplinary Program in Studies of Arts, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
  • 2014: Participating curator at the 6th Gwangju Biennale international curators programme
  • 2014: Incheon Art Platform and the Revitalisation Strategies in the Chinatown Area of Incheon, South Korea. Research funded by the Korean Cultural Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 2014: Black Hole Alert: Notes on the Contemporary Indonesian Art Market, Kunstlicht Journal for Visual Art, Visual Culture and Architecture, Faculty of Arts, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2013: Textu(r)ality: Thinking beyond the Text with Merleau-Ponty and Deleuze. Presented at The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia conference, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
Curatorial Project
  • (Forthcoming) Fantasy Islands, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore.
  • (Forthcoming) The Contract, Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
  • 2014: Bandung New Emergence Vol. 5, Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung, Indonesia
  • 2014: 1×25 Hours, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • 2014: Swatata, Ruangrupa, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • 2012: Present, Exi(s)t, Dia.lo.gue, Art Space, Jakarta, Indonesia.