Oscar Motuloh on Whiteboard Journal

Oscar Motuloh is one of the most influential figures in Indonesia’s photography and photojournalism community. In charge of ANTARA, the premiere Indonesian photojournalism gallery and agency, Motuloh has been one of the few people pushing photography as both an art form and a medium for social change. Whiteboard Journal recently sat down and talked to…

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Rocket Rain by Anggun Priambodo

Anggun Priambodo is a hardworking and veteran of the Indonesian video art community. He’s made a variety of short videos in fine art context, and also a lot of memorable music videos in the Indonesian indie community. Rocket Rain is his new, upcoming feature film. Culapo, a video artist working on his latest project, is…

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Samantha Tio & Budi Agung Kuswara: The Wax on Our Fingers

“The Wax on Our Fingers” or “Malam di Jari Kita” is a collaboration between Samantha Tio, a Singaporean photographer, and Budi Agung Kuswara, an Indonesian artist. A result of her residency at the prestigious Indonesian photography collective, Ruang Mes 56 in Yogyakarta, “The Wax on Our Fingers”  presents a series of portraits of traditional Batik makers…

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Time Lightbox features Andrea Star Reese heartbreaking series on Indonesia’s Mental Health Facilities

Time Lightbox recently highlighted Andrea Star Reese’s work on the horrific conditions of mental health treatment. Lifted from her upcoming series, titled “Disorder” – Reese depicts a world that is unimaginable to many. Heartbreaking, revealing and acute, Reese’s observations are definitely to not be ignored. Differing figures reported by the government indicate that Indonesia has…

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Abednego Trianto's "Sugar Lord Java"

Abednego Trianto is an Indonesian photographer who spends his time between Singapore and Jakarta. His previous series, “Miniatures” and “Is Never What I Wish To See” were precious still-life that teeter the boundaries of beauty and anxiety. In his recent work, “Sugar Lord Java” Trianto traces the history of Indonesia’s colonial history. Combining collages of…

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