Issue/26/
Thumb 2000 v01 i026 a012 i001

RED AND WHITE REFIGURED

INDONESIAN ACTIVIST ART IN PROGRESS

Astri Wright

Nothing ever comes by itself. Each and every thing is a result of human labor.

Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Soliloquy of a Mute.

Rendra reading a poem during a demonstration, published in Inside Indonesia.

The fragmentary nature of how political knowledge grows is experienced most acutely in times of social crisis. Crisis also mobilises people and triggers awareness in ways that peace and prosperity cannot. The last two years in Indonesia have proven this more clearly than the previous three decades. While…

Sign up here:
Sign up
PREV
NEXT