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Arrington de Dionyso's in action, By: Gato Susilo

Envisioning Utopia: Arrington de Dionyso’s Malaikat dan Singa

By: Monica Dominguez Last week in Yogyakarta I had the pleasure of seeing an utopian vision unfold before my very eyes. Arrington de Dionyso’s Malaikat dan Singa is...

biennale jogja

Biennale Jogja

Preview: 25 November 2011 | Opening: 26 November 2011 At: Jogja National Museum, Jl. Gampingan no. 1, Yogyakarta Taman Budaya, Jl. Sri Wedani no. 1,...

Waria's on the street, By: Terje Toomitsu

Waria: The Lives, Struggles & Issues Raised by Yogyakarta’s Transgender Community

By: Monica Dominguez If you decide to romp the late night streets of Yogyakarta, you might encounter one of the area’s 350 waria performing in the streets, ...

A traditional house in Kota Gede, By: Putri Fitria

Kotagede: The Last Heritage of the Mataram Kingdom

By: Putri Fitria A bell was tolling as Kotagede was officially declared a cultural preserve in Yogyakarta by Sultan Hamengku Buwono X a few weeks ago. The quarter...

Monggo Chocolate, Indonesian expat Thierry's proud achievement

Thierry and the Chocolate Monggo Factory

By: Angela Richardson, first published in Jakarta Expat What do you get when you mix a Belgian man with Jogjakarta, the love of chocolate and a sprinkle of...

De Boroboedoer

Yogyakarta and its Hill of Stones

By: Anthony Sutton, published in Jakarta Expat edition 53 Anyone with but the flimsiest knowledge of Indonesia will know the pivotal role Yogyakarta has played. In...

The Temple of Christ and the Sugar Factory: A Javanese Jesus

By: Reyhard Matheos Jesus never set foot on Java. At least, there’s no mention of him doing so in the bible. Yet, only 20 kilometers from Yogyakarta in a small village...

House of Raminten, Drag queen Hamzah on the table, By: Paksi Sandang Prabowo

The House of Raminten

By: Reyhard Matheos The ingredients that make Yogyakarta restaurant House of Raminten such a succes, are manifold: the place is owned by a Drag Queen, traditional...

Toxic Tattoo Yogyakarta, By: Astrid Reza

Got Ink? Yogyakarta Tattoo Guide

By: Astrid Reza Indonesia has a long history in tattoo cultures and traditions. The Mentawai tribe, who refer to tattoos as titi, are considered to have the oldest...

Cap Gomeh dragon dance at Imlek

New Year Celebrations x3 in Jogja, true tolerance & fire crackers

By: Reza Daffi Together with the rest of the world, Jogja just celebrated the coming of 2011. People thronged the streets and public spots with friends and family....