Avianti Armand


She was born in Jakarta (Jul 12, 1969), and currently lives in Jakarta

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Avianti Armand is an architect, curator, writer and poet. In 2008 she received the Indonesian Association of Architects Award for her “Kampung Rumah” (Rumah Kampung). She received the award of Best Kompas Best Short Story in 2009, the Khatulistiwa Literary Award in 2011 for her collection of poems, “Women Whose Names Were Erased”, and recently published a collection of poems titled “A Book About Space”. She has also written several architecture books, one of which is a collection of essays “The Other Architecture”.

Avianti Armand curated several exhibitions, including: “Dwelling Space In The City”, 2010, “National Exhibition of Young Indonesian Architects”, 2010, and “Andra Matin: A Sequel”, 2012. In 2013, she led the curator team for the Indonesian Pavilion At the International Architecture Exhibition in Venice, and in 2015, became one of the curators for the “Tropicality: Reisited” exhibition at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt. In the same year, she also became Head of the Design Committee for the Indonesian delegation as Guest of Honor Country at the Frankfurt Book Fair.1

She recently published her latest collection Museum Masa Kecil (Museum of Childhood).

  1. Islands of Imagination 


Women Whose Names Were Erased
Poetry Collection
52 page(s), Vagabond Press
Museum Masa Kecil
Poetry Collection
148 page(s), Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Perempuan Yang Dihapus Namanya
(Women Whose Names Were Erased)
Poetry Collection
104 page(s), Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Buku Tentang Ruang
Poetry Collection
155 page(s), Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Perfect & Other Short Stories
Collection of Short Stories
132 page(s), BTW Books

What Media Say

Worlds-Within-Worlds: A Testimonial by Tiffany Tsao — Asymptote (Jan 19, 2015)
Architecture and Literature with Avianti Armand by Athina Ibrahim — Whiteboard Journal (Aug 08, 2013)

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