Sunday, December 8, 2019 | 11:48 WIB

The blinding joy of Pierre Guillaume’s art; An Intensity of Light in Java and...

IO - Pierre Guillaime’s art is a celebra­tion of colour, light and most of all - life itself. The intensity of feeling in his paintings comes out so strongly at times that it is...

The Blossoming of Sumba: Sumba tenun route and the road to economic parity. Part...

IO - The three stones in the fire which keep a pot upright so that it can cook is how Yori Antar, an architect spe­cializing in preserving “adat” or “tradi­tional” vernacular houses, Umbu Ig­nasius,...

The Old Town of Jakarta as Candidate for UNESCO World Heritage Status Part...

IO - In the battle with the VOC, Prince Jayakarta’s town, Jacatra was razed, and not only were there no buildings left but most of its inhabitants were either killed in the fighting or fled....

Temperature: A refreshingly attractive exhibition by women ceremic artists

To celebrate Kartini Day last Saturday, the  21st of April 2018 the Fine Arts and Ceramics Museum in Taman Fatahillah, West Jakarta launched the first Indonesian ceramics exhibition solely by women ceramics artists. IO...

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...

Coronation Anniversary: Angels dancing at the Mangkunegaran Palace

IO - After a long dry that left even the green leaves of the teak tress wilting and dry, ready to fall, last Wednes­day, the 19th of September 2018 on the 30th coronation anniversary...

Kartini Day: Time to look at women in politics

IO - With Kartini Day just celebrated on the 21st of April, it is a good time to look again at the position of women in politics especially in the legislative body...

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,...

Part II: Rememberance event in Bali for Indonesian feminist writer N.H. Dini

IO - The Indonesian novelist N.H. Dini passed away in a traffic accident on the 4th of December in Semarang at the age of 82. A remembrance gath­ering was held for her at the...

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...

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