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Inside Indonesia

Review: Sites, Bodies and Stories

April - June 2016

Heritage formation and writing history have much in common with one another as both link the past to the present. However, they are also distinct processes. Heritage formation is key to shaping relations with local or national histories and is far from a straightforward process.

Medcom.id

Garin Nugroho Angkat Kisah Pesugihan dalam Film Setan Jawa

August 22, 2016

Pesugihan atau cara menjadi kaya lewat bantuan gaib, cukup akrab dengan tradisi masyarakat Jawa. Bahkan, di dunia yang kian modern, cerita-cerita pesugihan tetap saja eksis. Sutradara Garin Nugroho menangkap fenomena pesugihan ke layar lebar, lewat film terbaru yang berjudul Setan Jawa.

Republika

Setan Jawa Jadi Incaran 6 Negara

August 22, 2016

Film bisu hitam putih Setan Jawa karya sutradara Garin Nugroho belum diputar untuk publik. Namun, sudah ada enam negara yang melirik sinema mengenai mitologi Jawa tersebut.

SOAS

Politics at Play: Indonesian Wayang
Performance Practice and Heritage Politics

October 4, 2016

This talk discusses the politics of heritage formation and wayang performance practice in Indonesia. Current wayang heritage discourse roots in the colonial and postcolonial past, and shaped rather static official standards for that not always reflect popular wayang performance practice.

London Visitors

Exhibition Review: Shadow puppet theatre from Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand at the British Museum

September 6, 2016

This exhibition explores the British Museum’s unique Southeast Asian shadow puppet collection. Shadow theatre performances have a long history and involves manipulating of puppets between a light source and a white cloth screen by a puppeteer to tell stories.

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