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Witnessing Affandi

“Truth is often disputed but never defeated.” Suhardjono, or Djon, Affandi’s assistant, who was present at the creation of every Affandi painting from...

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Kecap Mani. A National Condiment

by Bondan Winarno A blend of soy sauce and palm sugar, kecap manis is as common a sight on Indonesian dining tables as rice, and is used in such signature Indonesia...

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The Last Breath of The Prince

The present, handmade photobook is the result of a passion for a specific type of performing arts, namely the Javanese masked dance or familiarly known as wayang topeng....

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RENDANG: Minang Legacy to the World

Reno Andam Suri began her rendang-production business, Rendang Uni Farah, in 2004. She dreamed of promoting rendang to a wider audience by introducing vacuum-packed...

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The Apurva Bali

Only a few months after the grand opening, the Latitudes team was invited to experience this magnificent hotel in Bali. To be short, it felt like going on an...

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Life, Death, and Love on Bali

by Bika Pidada When I thought of writing this story, I wanted to write an angry piece. It would be a story about tradition, the inequality of genders within the...

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King of The Netherlands, Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima visit India

  King of The Netherlands, Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima arrived in the national capital on October 13. They have arrived for a five-day visit to India....

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Batik Betawi

by Hartono Sumarsono, Helen Ishwara, L.R. Supriyapto Yahya, Xenia Moeis As one of the most prominent seaports in the Indonesian archipelago, Jakarta was visited by...

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India

India explores the lives of everyday people in extraordinary settings through the lens of Steve McCurry, one of the most admired photographers working today. As featured...

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70 Years Journey of Roso

Srihadi Soedarsono by Farida Srihadi, Rikrik Kusmara Limited Availability Srihadi Soedarsono (Born Solo, 4 December 1931) is not only an important figure in the...