Forum Lenteng be one of the places visited by the Dutch Art Institute (DAI) in the program visit to Indonesia between November 9 to 30, 2015. Started 22 November 2015, Ruth Noack along with Pilar Mata Dupont came a few days watching the archives ARKIPEL – Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, watching Hitchcock in Senin Sinema Dunia, and talking casually about the social, political, cultural, art and cinema, both in Indonesia and internationally. At the end of the visit, Ruth Noack took a presentation of her curatorial at Documenta 12 (2007), Kassel, Germany. The presentation was opened with performance art from Avan Omar Muhammad, a student from DAI, 2014-2016.
Ruth Noack, art historian, art critic, and curator for Documenta 12 in 2007. From 2000 to 2010 she teaches film, contemporary art, and curatorial studies in art schools and universities in Vienna, Austria. Between 2015-2016 she became a mentor in the Dutch Art Institute.