Feb 03, 2023 Last Updated 3:56 AM, Jan 31, 2023

Photo Essay

Photo essay: Bali’s anthropause

Years of being an environmental activist has trained Suzy Hutomo to look at what is often unseen; what governments and many powerful corporations do not want you to see

Photo essay: Banyutowo harmony

A fishing village on the northern tip of Java stays true to its roots

Photo essay: A pandemic in pictures

More than one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus is still having unforeseen impacts

Photo Essay: From the field

Be there! Exploring small oil palm plantations from Riau (not Europe)

Photo essay: Jakarta's youth use trash to shape their futures

The mentors and interns at Ffrash are empowering themselves within the waste economy and striving to better society

Photo essay: Woman to woman

A unique drug rehabilitation centre in Bogor helps women regain their independence

Essay: Contesting urban beauty in Jakarta

Walking Jakarta’s northern coastline reveals communities experiencing disruptive and rapid change

Photo essay: Alive, but not living

Refugees in Makassar protest the sudden increase in heavy policing by immigration authorities

Masa lalu yang tersembunyi

Esai foto-foto Pulau Buru

A hidden past

The state should acknowledge the contribution of political prisoners on Buru

A gallery of Inside Indonesia magazine covers, 1983-2007

Inside Indonesia celebrates more than twenty years of vibrant and sometimes provocative magazine covers

Photo essay: Men you might know

Hansen's photo essay captures the faces of the men of Salatiga, Central Java

Faultlines and fractures

HIV/AIDS is spreading rapidly because of the profound inequalities that afflict Papua

Amri Yahya and the Sydney University Labor Club

A link to Australia’s support of the Indonesian revolution

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