Sadiah Boonstra is a scholar-curator based in Jakarta. She received her PhD from Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam with the dissertation Changing Wayang Scenes. Heritage Formation and Wayang Performance Practice in Colonial and Postcolonial Indonesia (2014).
She is currently Asia Scholar at The University of Melbourne and Curator of Public Programmes at Asia TOPA, Melbourne. Her research and curatorial interests focus on the cultural history, heritage and performing arts of colonial and contemporary Indonesia in relation to the Netherlands and their representation in museums.
Sadiah Boonstra is the curator of the exhibition On the Nature of Botanical Gardens (2020) at Framer Framed, Amsterdam.