Shanti Sumartojo

Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow, School of Media and Communication, RMIT University

Shanti Sumartojo is a Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University. Shanti's research explores how people experience their spatial surroundings, including both material and immaterial aspects, with a particular focus on the built environment, using ethnographic and creative practice methodologies. Her recent books include Commemorating Race and Empire in the Great War Centenary (2017) and Atmospheres and the Experiential World: Theory and Methods (2018).


  • –present
    Research Fellow, School of Architecture and Design, RMIT University