Elia Nuvista Indonesian, b. 1983

Elia Nurvista (b.1983, Yogyakarta), is a young Indonesian artist whose practice focuses on food production and distribution and its broader social and historical implications. She is interested in exploring a wide range of art mediums with an interdisciplinary approach and focus on the discourse of food. Food in various forms — from the planting of crops, to the act of eating and the sharing of recipes — are Nurvista’s entry point to exploring issues of economics, labour, politics, culture and gender. Her practice is also concerned with the intersection between food and commodities, and their relationship to colonialism , economic and political