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Poetry
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Art and the city

Art and the city

Indonesian artists are using new media to rethink urban space

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Review: At the scene of the crime

Review: At the scene of the crime

Essays, reflections and poetry on East Timor, 1999-2010

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W.S.Rendra (1935-2009)

W.S.Rendra (1935-2009)

The peacock is no more

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Gestures of power and grace

Gestures of power and grace

As Minang dance shows, the guiding rules of culture are often unspoken

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Hot debates

Hot debates

A law on pornography still divides the community

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A new artistic order?

A new artistic order?

The arts scene has changed radically since 1998, but some of the old uncertainties remain

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A world of reading

A world of reading

Local writers help combat illiteracy in rural Banten

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Angel sparks controversy

Angel sparks controversy

Journalists strike after West Java’s most famous newspaper ‘withdraws’ poem.

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Festival Mata Air

Festival Mata Air

A community takes a fresh look at water

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Rendra speaks

Rendra speaks

Australia: an alternative West in Asia?

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Urban poetry

Subversive ‘underground’ voices in Indonesian rap

Michael Bodden

It’s Jakarta, June 2004 and the boom box is playing a hip-hop beat. It’s a far cry from the meditative gamelan music, saccharine love songs or even the sensual dangdut one expects to hear in Java. The rapper is Xaqhala and he spins a gritty, rhythmic poem of everyday youth experience.

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Zakir's demise

Protest poetry lives on in post-Suharto Indonesia

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Merdeka!

Prajurit jaga malam

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Poem from prison

From Sajak-sajak cinta dari balik terali (Love poems from behind bars) by Bambang Isti Nugroho, published by Penerbit Widya Mandala, Yogyakarta, 1994.

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Poets against silence

Poets against silence

Two young Solo poets believe poetry should serve the people

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