Bali Chinese rooster
The year of the Rooster just started with the traditional festivities that the Balinese Chinese community celebrate with lots of incenses and the Barongsai d...
What we eat is completely related to the culture in which we grow up. Few reflect on the impact that our diet may have on the planet or on other living creat...
Old and happy
Why is it that many old people in western societies look all but happy? Has it to do with separation and loneliness? Is it the price to pay for what they cal...
An amazing variety of forms and shapes washed ashore during high tides. Once alive and full of colors, when dead corals slowly turn to white.
Consider the Weight of air
Consider the sea and oceans of the world as a jelly, and the surface of this jelly medium as a skin and lets think of this as our idealized world where we ca...
Music for a Peace: Kantata Barock
Kantata Barock reunites Indonesian legends Iwan Fals, Sawung Jabo, and Setiawan Djody.
A Shaman, His Family and his First Alaia Surfboard
The Mentawai people are an indigenous tribe of hunters who live deep in the jungle of Siberut Island, off the coast of western Sumatra.
Yogyakarta, a Week Before the Eruption
The 2010 eruptions of Mount Merapi began in late October 2010 when Mount Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia began an increasingly violent series of eruptions ...
A suspension is the act of suspending a human body from hooks that have been put through body piercings. These piercings are temporary and are performed just...
Slank and Slankers
Formed in 1983, Slank is an Indonesian superband. By numbers, they are the biggest indie band in the world. Known for their socio-politically driven music, t...
The main purpose of the making of Ogoh-ogoh is the purification of the natural environment of any spiritual pollutants emitted from the activities of living ...
The Red Bag Race
The red bag race is a competition to collect trash. It takes place during surf contests organized by Volcom Indonesia. It aims at educating kids on acting ab...
Unity in Diversity
Indonesia’s experience in pushing harmony and acceptance of differences lays his roots in the Pancasila principles.
Indo Vespa Community
The Indonesian Vespa Scooterist Community is a gang of rasta commandos who ride for inter-island brotherhood.
For 350 years, the Dutch colonised the vast archipelago of Indonesia but never even managed to set up an administrative post on the island of Sumba.