Dini Adanurani is an art and film researcher based in Jakarta. Besides writing, her practice expands to installations, videomaking, and performance art. Graduating from Universitas Indonesia with a bachelor degree on Philosophy Studies, she was involved in organizing film festivals such as UI Film Festival and in ARKIPEL – Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival. In her work with Forum Lenteng, she delved into a range of topics including Indonesian film archive, Javanese temples, and everyday narratives. With two other writers, she is building a screen culture criticism platform Aspek Rasio.
She is an alumni of Locarno Critics Academy 2022. Her article “Kasih yang Politis dalam You and I“ (Politics of Care in You and I) was one of the fifteen works of film critique to be considered as the nominee of Best Film Critique category in Festival Film Indonesia 2021. Her writings attempt to dissect and reflect films, visual arts in general, or everyday experiences into a larger social context. Recurring themes in her works are subjectivity, the formation of meaning, and small histories. More on her works here.