Ardi Hariyadi

A black and white portrait of Ardi against a aquamarine background

Ardi is an art graduate majoring in Textile Crafts from the Indonesian Art Institute, Yogyakarta. Since 2016, he has worked at the Textile Museum in Jakarta and has travelled to the United States, Australia, South Korea, China, and the United Arab Emirates to introduce the Textile Museum and learn about museum management. The Jakarta Textile Museum has arguably the most complete textile-related collection in Indonesia, which includes traditional fabrics from all provinces, fabric making tools, traditional clothing, modern clothing, as well as living collections such as colour-producing plants and natural fibres. Currently, Ardi is is interested in researching fashion collections as part of the curatorial process.