Thursday, October 1, 2020 | 04:56 WIB

The ancient performance art of wayang beber and its resurgence after 300 years, Part...

IO - Although the ancient art of wayang beber or scroll painting performance art has its roots in the pre-Majapahit era, it became a performing art during the Majapahit period and this...

The ancient performance art of wayang beber and its resurgence after 300 years, Part...

IO - Wayang beber is the most ancient and least known form of wayang, a form of performance art which usually utilizes puppets. It is different from the other forms of wayang...

PART IV: Views of expats who chose to stay on throughout the pandemic…

IO - The coronavirus pandemic has placed Indonesia in an emergency situation. All fights have been grounded and land and sea transportation have except for cargo or very urgent services also been...

Until when do we have to face the limits on daily life created by...

IO - On the 31st of March 2020 the President of Indonesia declared a state of public health emergency in Indonesia as a result of the situation created by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2...

PART III: Views of expats who chose to stay on throughout the pandemic…

IO - Many embassies in Jakarta have advised even instructed their citizens to leave Indonesia for fear of a worsening corona virus crisis here. Nevertheless, many expatriates have insisted on facing both...

PART II: Views of expats who chose to stay on throughout the pandemic…

IO - The situation in Indonesia is a difficult one at present but many expatriates are choosing to stay on despite warnings to return home from many embassies. This is part two...

PART I: Views of expats who chose to stay on through the pandemic…

 IO - Recently, many embassies in Jakarta have instructed their citizens to leave Indonesia and return to their country of citizenship. This is usually a sign that they expect the situation in...

Part I: A love of cherry blossoms and the spirit of Japan…

IO - In the film the Last Samurai there is a scene where the Samurai and Captain Algren are standing under a blossoming cherry tree and the Samurai tells Algren, “You know...

What is Troubling Jakarta’s Cultural Centre, Taman Ismail Marzuki?

19th century Indonesian artist Raden Saleh is only one of the many prominant names in culture associated with Taman Ismail Marzuki. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Rijksmuseum/ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/ File:Portret_van_raden_Syarif_Bustaman _Saleh_Rijksmuseum_SK-A-4703.jpeg)

We Walk Amongst Ghosts: an exhibition inviting us to become thinkers and philosophers…

Jakarta Museum of Ceramics and Fine Arts launches an exhibition of ideas by well-known Indonesian and international artists…IO - Yayasan Mitra Museum Jakarta or the Foundation for...

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