One of Indonesia’s signature art forms, batik cloth dyed in colorful intricate designs often mimick­ing natural forms such as leaves, vines and animals is sought after by designers and texti...

Ed Wray

July-September 2012 Read More

The remarkable cultural diversity of Indonesia has inspired many foreign authors, artists and photographers. Since 1993, British photographer Martin Westlake has been documenting the diverse people of...

Martin Westlake

April-June 2012 Read More

“Oh my God! There’s so many of them!” said a young woman who has lived in Medan for most of her life in a tone of astonishment. Before her eyes, hundreds of people were walking baref...

Eka Nickmatulhuda

January-March 2012 Read More

Indonesia’s long-standing romance with the feathered species is deeply rooted in its people’s socioeconomic and cultural existence. It is a thing of legends, at the core of tradition...

Dina Purita Antonio-Jufri, Kemal Jufri

November-December 2011 Read More

Indonesia’s people have different ideas about birds, depending of course on where they live and what they do. An office worker or food vendor in Jakarta, for example, probably doesn’t no...

Jez O'Hare

August 2011 Read More

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