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January 30, 2015
by Latitudes

Book on Wayang Potehi

Indonesia is blessed with vast and unique arts and culture—a result of being a melting pot of different cultures that ever visited the archipelago for centuries. One form of performance art that came from China and was warmly received in Java is Wayang Potehi. This hand-puppet performance art went through its own up and downs over the centuries from political circumstances and, yet, today still maintains it original format despite the fact that majority of the artists are now Javanese.

January 26, 2015
by Jesse Boga

Le Dac Trung’s paintings

Le Dac Trung's paintings are worthy of notice not only because they are the kind that can appease any art critic's discriminating taste, but because they are humbly rooted to the ground. Literally. Leaves, fallen to the ground, are what make up empty canvases of his quaint gallery. These canvases are skillfully brought to life when coupled with an amassed interested in visual arts. Needless to say, Mr. Trung can make unique images no other art form can imitate. And it all started with a desire for art.