Peter O’Neill, OAM, is an arts administrator with over forty years’ experience in the development, management and leadership of art museums and representative organisations within the arts and cultural sector. His first contact with Indonesian culture came through playing Javanese gamelan at the University of Western Australia in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. He has since worked on cultural and people-to-people exchanges between Australia and Indonesia and is currently a principal consultant with Cultural Consulting. www.culturalconsulting.com.au.
A nostalgic view of Ubud, the seminal art colony in central Bali, through the eyes of the diverse patrons, many eminent and all fascinating, of the acclaimed restaurant, Murni’s Warung, over the past forty years—and most of all a celebration of the success of its founder, Ni Wayan Murni.