Seno Gumira Ajidarma


Nationality: Indonesian

Seno’s works reflect the undying rebel in his heart, tackling political oppression and state-sponsored violence, a dangerous taboo during the New Order regime. His works include Saksi Mata, Manusia Kamar and Penembak Misterius. He has won the SEA Write Award, Dinny O’Hearn Literary Prize and the Khatulistiwa Award. Seno is also an accomplished photographer.

Seno memiliki jiwa pemberontak di dalam dirinya, selama masa Orde Baru ia melawan tekanan politik dan kekerasan yang dilakukan oleh pemerintah, sebuah hal yang tabu di masa itu. Beberapa hasil karyanya adalah Saksi Mata, Manusia Kamar, dan Penembak Misterius. Seno pernah memenangkan SEA Write Award, Dinny O’Hearn Literary prize, dan penghargaan Khatulistiwa. Seno juga dikenal sebagai fotografer kawakan.

Appearing In

Private: Keynote with Seno Gumira Ajidarma

Seno Gumira Ajidarma’s works reflect the undying rebel in his heart, bravely tackling political oppression. This award-winning novelist is also one of the curators of the UWRF’s annual anthology. Start …


Private: Fact or Fiction

Sometimes history can be more astounding than fiction. These writers discuss the struggle to sift fact from myth, and balance the tension between story and truth, without losing the plot! …


Private: Film Program: Nay

A successful actress, Nay’s world is thrown into chaos when she discovers she’s 11 weeks pregnant. She immediately tells her boyfriend, Ben, a spoiled young man who chooses to put …


Private: Seno Gumira Ajidarma: My Indonesia

A revered figure in Indonesia’s literary and journalism scenes, Seno Gumira Ajidarma is a prolific writer whose work spans many genres, and reflects his multi-faceted curiosity. He draws inspiration from …