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Julian Juwadi: Chasing away boredom

  • Sara Veal

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Sat, March 6 2010   /  01:06 pm

Julian Juwadi can't bear boredom, which is why he founded his own company. Association of Division (AOD) allows him to constantly explore new territory. "What is AOD? Sometimes it's clothes, sometimes it's exhibitions... it's only a space, and a creative studio," the 25-year-old says. Juwadi has avoided boredom all his life. After growing up in Bogor, he changed schools several times, whenever possible. "Like in kindergarten, three times. In elementary school, it was twice... every time my parents offered me a chance to change, I accepted... I made a lot of friends!" In 2003, Julian moved to Sydney to study business at university, on the advice of his mother, a successful and independent businesswoman. Although he "needs to know everything", he found the degree tedious, but completed it anyway, playing guitar in a hardcore band in his spare time. After university...