Asep Topan is an independent curator and writer based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He holds an MFA in Curating from Bandung Institute of Technology. He formerly participated in the de Appel Curatorial Programme, Amsterdam (2015-16). His practice as a curator focuses on contemporary art, and constantly challenges the form of exhibition, for whom it speaks, and how it is presented to public. He has been collectively and individually initiated numerous exhibitions, public programmes and long-term projects. Recently Asep worked for Jakarta Biennale Foundation as the vice-director, and curently working as a lecturer at the Jakarta Institute of Arts.