Aryo Danusiri


Universitas Indonesia FISIP UI
Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik (FISIP UI, Universitas Indonesia, Jl. Prof. DR. Selo Soemardjan
Depok, JR


Assistant Professor


Aryo Danusiri is a media scholar and anthropologist born in Jakarta in 1973. His works have been investigating the relationships between media technology, the urban and political authorities. His works have also explored the circulations of new keywords, violence, and memory in reconfiguring the political and social landscape of post-authoritarian Indonesian 1998. Those works have premiered at various festivals, including Rotterdam, Amnesty Amsterdam, Mead Festival, and Yamagata's “New Asia Current.” His first feature-length documentary, Playing Between Elephants, was awarded “Movies That Matters for Best Human Rights Film” at Jakarta International Film Festival 2007 and “Best Documentary” at Brussels Independent IFF. In 2005, he finished his Master’s Degree in Visual Cultural Studies from Tromsø University, Norway. Danusiri is the filmmaker of Ragam Media Network, a Jakarta-based institution that develops visual media as a catalyst for cross-cultural learning and community knowledge management. Danusiri holds a Ph.D. in social anthropology and media Anthropology program, with a secondary field in Critical Media Practice from Harvard University.