Julia Sarisetiati graduated from the photography major of Arts and Design Faculty, Trisakti University. In Gudskul, she teaches a subject titled “Collective Sustainability”. A big part of her artistic practice focuses on Indonesian migrant workforces sustainability and ecosystem.
Some of her recent exhibitions includes “SIASAT” Jakarta Biennale, Indonesia (2013); “Hacking Urban Reality Series”, Copenhagen (2016); 11th Gwangju Biennale, Korea (2016); “We’re in this, together”, The Factory Contemporary Art Space, Saigon (2018), and “Choreographed Knowledges”, Cemeti Institute for Art and Society, Yogyakarta (2019).
In 2017, she curated the media art festival OK.Video, where she exhibited works on the theme of “pangan” (food), developing ideas into laboratory-based research projects to demonstrate and explore economic and social sustainability. Currently, as a curator, she is working towards “RETURNS: Migration Narratives in Southeast and East Asia” with the Goethe Institute.