Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | 22:56 WIB

The Kamoro art exihibition and auction at the Darmawangsa…

IO - One of the most important Kam­oro myths is that of the dragon now usually referred to by them as the komodo dragon which Kal Muller in his book Kamoro, a...

Tulola Jewelery a mirror of Nusantara, the Indonesian archipelago…

IO - At the opening of the Tulola Nu­santara Exhibition on the 22nd of No­vember 2019 at the Bimasena Club in Jakarta the first thing to greet the eye was art­ist Joko...

Indonesian Ambassador to Bulgaria, Astari Rasjid – Succeeding with Cultural Diplomacy

IO - Astari Rasjid is not a career dip­lomat but an artist who was posted as Indonesian ambassador to Bulgar­ia, Albania and Macedonia in 2016. From the start Astari said that she...

Indonesia is not signing UNESCO’s Convention for the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage

 On the 5th of November 2019 UNES­CO held a forum on Safeguarding and Reviving the Shared Maritime Cultural Heritage of Southeast Asia at the Mar­itime Museum in Tanjung Priok where it attempted...

Bobby Freeberg flew for the Republic

It is nearly seventy years since Bobby Freeberg, his crew and the RI-002, the first plane of the Indonesian Air Force disap­peared while blockade running for the Indonesian government with a cargo...

Going green in Jakarta expresses itself in many ways…

IO - Greeta Thunburg is a political activist and climate change warrior but most of all she is a child who is frightened at the possibility of the destruction of the world...

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...

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