Photo Essay
  • Healing Minds

    Photo by: Agoes Rudianto

    At least one million Indonesians suffer from mental disorders. Of this number, at least 30,000 are bound by chains or kept in cages – despite a law dating back to the 1970s outlawing such practi...

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  • Teaching peaceful Islam

    Photo by: Rony Zakaria

    Indonesia is the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation and Islamic education is common among young Indonesian students, whether it be in public or private schools. In fact, religion, like...

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  • The colors of pencak silat

    Photo by: Toto Santiko

    A group of children are engrossed in a drawing contest, using a multitude of bold colors as they scrawl out their vision of pencak silat, Indonesia’s ancient martial art, on pieces of white pape...

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  • Street photography with a phone

    Photo by: Ed Wray

    The popularity of the street photography genre, which is a kind of stylized candid photography of the daily life around you, is on the rise. Although street photography has been around and popularized...

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  • The unstoppable painter

    Photo by: Toto Santiko

    Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder. Symptoms can include hallucinations, delusions, apathy, disorganized thinking – and even suicidal tendencies. In Indonesia, however, sufferers rarely ...

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