April 26, 2019

About Koalisi Seni

Koalisi Seni Indonesia (Indonesian Arts Coalition) was established as a nonprofit organisation dedicated to the sustainable development and support of the arts in Indonesia. This organization was formed on the basis of the need of various art and culture communities for an umbrella organization. For that reason, Kelola Foundation (Yayasan Kelola), with the support of Hivos, held an initial meeting in Bogor, West Java, on April 5-6, 2010. This meeting was attended by 21 individuals and groups who agreed to continue the effort to form the desired umbrella organization. The second meeting toward this goal, which took place in Yogyakarta from May 4-5, 2010, resulted in the formulation of a more concrete work program for the development of the planned organization. This work plan involved the matters of resources and resource management, the motivation and development of public policies on art and culture, and the distribution of information on this subject.

The next meeting, Bandung, West Java on June 21-22, 2010, led to agreement on a name for the organization – Indonesian Art Coalition (Koalisi Seni Indonesia), the membership of the Steering Committee, which was assigned to facilitate formation of Koalisi Seni as a legal body and its formal establishment as an official organization.

The following meeting took place in Jakarta on March 19, 2011. This gathering discussed the formulation of the Organization Charter and Bylaws which had been agreed upon Steering Committee. It was also agreed that Koalisi Seni must be introduced to as many people in the arts as possible to ensure a large membership.

During the Working Meeting for the Establishment of Koalisi Seni in Jakarta on May 3, 2012, the intent to develop Koalisi Seni into a facilitator for the development of the arts and for the betterment of Indonesia. As an umbrella organization, Koalisi Seni was expected to function as a facilitator for the realization of the determined goals already agreed upon as the organization’s mission. This Working Meeting also ratified Koalisi Seni’s article of association and elected the members of its Executive Board and Supervisory Board for the period of 2012-2015. 

Koalisi Seni Indonesia’s Supervisory Board and Executive Board for 2018-2021

Supervisory Board
Chairperson: Dolorosa Sinaga
Members: Yustina Wahyu Nugraheni, Gustaff Hariman Iskandar

Executive Board
Chairperson: M. Abduh Aziz
Vice Chairperson: Kusen Alipah
Secretary: Retha Dungga
Treasurer: Linda Hoemar Abidin

Koalisi Seni Indonesia’s Secretariat Team
Program Team
Program Manager: Retha Dungga
Coordinator for Policy Advocacy: Hafez Gumay
Arts and Culture Policy Researcher: Annayu Maharani
Coordinator for Knowledge Management: Oming Putri
Coordinator for Music Ecosystem Program: Reisky Handika
Program Assistant: Danya Sjadzali

Communications Manager: Bunga Manggiasih
Communications Specialist: Eduard Lazarus

Financial Team
Financial Manager: Ratna Dwi Puspitasari
Accountant: Dian Nur Fitria
Administration: Nur Ika Emilia Juliarti
Secretariat and General Affairs: Nur Fitriana