Gatari Surya Kusama is a researcher and curator based in Yogyakarta. After graduating in 2016 from the Department of Photography at the Indonesian Institute of Arts, Yogyakarta she has continued developing and sharpening her collective practices. With KUNCI, she conducts action research and deepens critical pedagogy with the School of Improper Education. With Bakudapan Food Study Group and their collaborations, she does artistic production and ethnographic research related to food, ecologiclal justice, and agrarian studies. Recently, Surya Kusuma joined the BAK Fellowship for Situated Practice 2021–2022 as part of GUDcel, a research group hosted by Gudskul, Indonesia.