Asep Topan is a contemporary art curator, writer and educator based in Jakarta, Indonesia. His interest and concern including exhibition history, art and social practice and community based art. Previously he lived in Amsterdam for participating in the Curatorial Programme of de Appel arts center 2015-16. He works closely with ruangrupa since 2011 and Jakarta Biennale since 2013. He has been teaching in BA programme in Faculty of Fine Art, Jakarta Institute of Arts started in 2012. In 2014 he published a book Sketsa dan Sebuah Kesalahan, an anthology of his writing on exhibitions and art practices.