CAP's mission to expose, curate and connect and discover amazing New Media Art and Artists around the world while also be a bridge between non-commercial, commercial and education sectors.
Mona Liem, Founder
Connected Art Platform (CAP) is an art eco-system with Asian and European focus. It gives established and emerging Asian artists, designers, researchers, academics, curators and other cultural producers the opportunity to reach European audience, and likewise for European artists and collectors to challenge themselves in Asia's market.
CAP provides a space where art practitioners connect and build network, share knowledge and experience and ultimately lead to collaborative projects and exhibitions. CAP's mission is to enrich the relationship between artists and brand-companies. CAP is built on a vision of using art, creativity, and education to open up possibilities for every individual to grow globally.
CAP hosts a series of events that give additional values for the artists, institutions, companies and art enthusiasts by allowing them to engage with one another while celebrating and acquiring the knowledge and skills. Experienced brands use several support systems to guide their decisions when collaborating with suitable Artists. CAP responds to the need from market with providing education on the fundamentals of art collecting through a series of workshops, interactive experiences, and purchasing and create opportunities.
By becoming a part of this community you will not only receive resources for yourself, but through your patronage CAP will continue to expand its support of other artists such as facilitating various open call exhibitions and art residency programmes.
Founder & Business Dev. Director
Mona Liem is an Art Curator and Artpreneur based in Baden, Switzerland. Since obtaining a Master’s degree in Curating at the Zurich University of Arts in 2016, she has focused on art research projects, managing international artists, conceptualizing and curating a variety of exhibitions in Asia and Europe.
She is fascinated by New Media Art, Identity and Technology in a curatorial sense. In 2018, she was one of international juror of Apexart New York City, Contemporary art exhibition and International judge of Cynetart, International festival for computer based art, Dresden - Germany. At the 40th year Ars Electronica Festival in Linz Austria, she is invited to do presentation at talk: Art Electronica Partner network.
In 2019 she started MAG, A Media Art Globale Festival as Artistic Director & Curator in Jakarta, Indonesia. Also invited as Curator at WOT, Wave of Tomorrow, the biggest Art Technology & Music in Indonesia. She is also the founder of Connected Art Platform (CAP), and Roemah Indonesia (Culture community in Switzerland) as well.
Michelle Geser Lunau
Michelle Geser Lunau studied Literature, Art History, Media and Comparative Cultural Studies at the Universities of: Konstanz, Regensburg, and Madrid and graduated with a Master of Art.
She has worked for the KKL Lucerne and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, and since 2011 she has been the cultural appointee of the city of Rheinfelden, responsible for fine art and classical music projects and curating fine art exhibitions. In 2016 she graduated from Zurich University of Arts (Zürcher Hochschule der Künste) with a CAS in Curating, thus gaining further knowledge in the sector of contemporary art.
Michelle Geser Lunau is fascinated by contemporary art, design and architecture and loves to work in uncommon exhibition sites. Her focus lies in the exhibition display, design, and the story line.
Co-Founder & Technology Director
Sean has more than 15 years of professional experience in creative, web and digital communication services in commercial and public sectors in New Zealand. His combined Postgraduate degree is multimedia production and Master of Business Administration (MBA) gives him the required skills set to be in the mix of business operations from art related to complex IT projects.
He enjoys challenges in being a team player and his interests include travel, history and technology.
Alyssa Tasya Putri
Alyssa Tasya Putri earned her master’s degree in law (LL.M in Cross-Cultural Business Practice) from University of Fribourg, Switzerland. She commenced her legal practice in 2012 as a legal intern in one of Indonesian state-owned enterprises in Jakarta. Since then, she has been focusing her practice in the field contract law as Legal Counsel, before eventually entered a field of data privacy, especially for individual personal data. Currently, she is in the process to be a certified Data Protection Officer.
She’s been dealing with various business partners from Asia, Europe and Middle East for different types of business fields such as secure communication and homeland infrastructure. She is a fast learning and trustworthy person. She believes that everything in life must have balance, so do the work and life.
Bintang Gemilang is an art curator and interior architect based in Jakarta, Indonesia. With his educational background in Interior Architecture at the University of Indonesia, his main interests are issues and discourses about contemporary art and design in spatial contexts, especially those which happen in an urban framework.
The fascination with art and design drove him to build his own interior and architecture design firm, Atirupa Design, in 2015, and also an online art platform for Indonesian young and emerging artists, Senimart, in 2016. He has been involved in several art projects such as: art exhibitions, auctions, and commissioned art projects in Jakarta, Bali, and Schaan (Liechtenstein).
Indonesia - Switzerland