Meet the IETM Global Connectors 2021-22
Agustin Pandhuniawati Heryani
Nia Agustina is based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, and has been engaged in nurturing young practitioners in the Indonesian dance field since she established the Paradance Platform in 2015. She was co-curator of the Indonesian Dance Festival from 2016 to 2020. With her husband, Ahmad Jalidu, she co-founded the performing arts review website Gelaran in 2017. In 2020, she visited Japan through the Asia Fellowship Programme of the Japan Foundation Asia Center to research a platform for young dance practitioners. She holds a master’s degree in Mathematics Education and works on gender equality and inclusivity issues through several institutions, which affected her perspective and approach on working in the dance scene.