12:50 pm September 2, 2014 | No Comment
I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, who died in 1978, is an acknowledged icon of Balinese art with a reputation that is unsurpassed. Now, 36 years after his death, three books and two exhibitions are set to showcase the maestro’s work, the culmination of several years of hard work by many people.
6:12 am August 29, 2014 | 4 Comments
Tokyo. Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan’s global icon of cute insisted Thursday, despite an uproar from Internet users who spluttered: “But she’s got whiskers!” The moon-faced creation that adorns everything from pencil cases to pyjamas the world over is, in fact, human. “Hello Kitty is a cheerful and happy little […]
3:53 pm August 28, 2014 | No Comment
A new Chinese dictionary backed by the national language regulator offers a glimpse into the social and environmental concerns of the citizenry, adding nearly 100 phrases to the lexicon, a report said on Thursday.
12:05 am August 27, 2014 | No Comment
After presenting his “Exiled to Nowhere” exhibition in Jakarta earlier this year, US-born photographer Greg Constantine has returned to the archipelago where on Sunday he once again sparked a dialogue about the Rohingya situation
2:23 pm August 26, 2014 | No Comment
Similar to Native Americans, the Dayak also has many tribes, among them the Kenyah and Modang of Kalimantan, and the Iban in the Malaysian state of Sarawak.
2:02 pm August 26, 2014 | No Comment
To provide weary urbanites with some joy and to bring a smile to their faces every day, Dih Sing Mahadi established Grow Little Garden, a new brand offering handmade terrariums that are small enough to be placed in one’s office or home. More than just an eye-catching decoration piece, Sing says the terrariums also help air quality in indoor spaces and thus contribute to a healthier environment that helps reconnect with nature.
1:43 pm August 26, 2014 | No Comment
While good-looking cushions may not be high on the list of people’s domestic priorities, those with more stylistic sensibilities may find the various pillowy pieces produced by ORANG Illustrated Goods more than a little appreciable.
3:49 pm August 24, 2014 | No Comment
Although there is a small but growing community of succulent lovers in Jakarta, Grow Little Garden distinguishes itself by using a variety of these cute mini plants in original arrangements held in cool glass terrariums, making them even more drool-worthy.
2:06 pm August 24, 2014 | No Comment
Bandung-based Abdul Djalil Pirous, a pioneer of modern Indonesian Islamic art, has helped bring art to the masses through the Pasar Seni ITB, or ITB Arts Market.