Saturday, December 14, 2019 | 22:56 WIB

Through the looking glass with Lia Sciortino: Indonesian reverse glass paintings

IO - In a reverse glass painting an im­age is painted on glass but later is viewed from the other side of the glass which often gives the painting more depth. Unfortunately,...

The ties that bind: ikat textiles of the world meet for a symposium in...

Modelling a Melinda Omar ikat creation from Malaysia. (Photo: IO/Tamalia Alisjahbana)IO -  “Tunku Azizah is a very warm-hearted person who often vis­its Bali. When she was still a princess...

Balinale 2019 is all about making films and viewing films…

The King is based on Shakespeare’s Henry V.IO - At this year’s Balinale (Bali film fes­tival) 92 films from 28 countries (in­cluding 27 films from Indonesia) were...

Aristides Katoppo has slipped away to the mountains and the sea…

IO - Aristides Elvianus Albert Katoppo was born in Manado on the 14th of March 1938 and was known as Tides to his friends. His name is from the Greek meaning “the...

H.S. Dillon, who fought for Indonesia’s farmers and the poor – has left us….

IO - On a cloudless morning on the 16th of September 2019 at the Kali­bata National Heroes’ Cemetery the head of a military guard of honor read out: “I stand here today on behalf...

Women Accuse: an art exhibition and book to correct the position of Indonesian women...

Admiral Keumalahayati of Aceh who killed Dutch Admiral Cornelis de Houtman in a naval battle. (Photo: IO/Tamalia Alisjahbana)IO - It is a commonly known fact...

King Chulalongkorn’s travels and collections from Java Part II: The King’s affection for Java...

 “Besides Bangkok there is no­where else as good and as friendly as Java.” King Chulalangkorn, 1901IO - Many Thai people consider King Chulalangkorn (1853-1910) to be...

King Chulalongkorn’s travels and collections from Java. Part I: The royal batik exhibition now...

IO – Last November an exhibition of the 19th and early 20th century batik collection of King Rama V of Thailand was opened in Bangkok by Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn who is the princess...

Palestine the first to recognize Indonesian independence

IO - Palestine is a special place for it holds important religious sites for all three major Semitic religions of the world namely Islam, Christianity and Judaism which each regard it as...

Kopi Susu: Rosa Verhoeve’s search for Identity.

A photo exhibition at Erasmus HuisIO - On the 1st of August 2019 Kopi Susu a photograph exhibition by Dutch photographer Rosa Verhoeve was opened...

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