Dec 14, 2018 Last Updated 7:39 AM, Dec 10, 2018

Javanese mystic

Javanese mystic

Rendra's artistic practice was grounded in reality, Javanese poetics and martial arts

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Engaging with America

Engaging with America

When Rendra returned from three years study in New York in 1967 the innovations he introduced into modern Indonesian theatre signalled the wider impact he would have on Indonesian cultural and political life

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Poems and pictures

Poems and pictures

These 1979 Rendra postcards were illustrated by the New Art Movement painter Hardi, who had also attracted the unwelcome attention of the authorities

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