Summa is an Australian programmer and producer with extensive experience producing festivals and arts events in Australia and Indonesia.
Summa curates TEDxUbud and is the International Curator for Rumah Sanur – Creative Hub—an art space in Bali that fosters creative collaborations between foreign and local artists across artforms. Summa is also working on presenting a WOMAD in Bali in the coming years.
Previously Summa curated the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival’s 2013, 2014 & 2015 programs. While a writers’ festival at heart Summa developed the UWRF’s Arts Program which included performances by William Barton, Ben Walsh, Tama Waipara, and the presentation of Ontosoroh, JALANAN, Women of Letters and Reinhard Kleist & Johnny Cash in the Jungle.
For the Australia Council for the Arts, Summa worked within the Market Development division—developing markets for Australian art both within Australia and internationally.
Summa has worked for the Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide Festival of Arts, WOMADelaide in her hometown and with the independent arts sector across Australia—particularly with artist-run initiatives developing frameworks for engagement in non-traditional spaces.