Watch a video about a mother and daughter-in-law team who make wonderful batik in Java.
Margareta Taub Kapitan’s success in a women’s weaving group is intimately connected with the sweeping political changes that overtook Indonesia during the Suharto era.
Still in her thirties, Siti Samsiyah is the moving force behind a batik enterprise on the island of Madura.
Rambu Pakki & Rambu Tokung discuss their collection of pahudu, devices that preserve complex textile patterns.
This week's bookshelf spotlights film in Southeast Asia including a recent release on Indonesian Screen Culture.
This week our bookshelf spotlights recent releases on Javanese art, music, and dance.
The first featured film in our summer series highlighting an outstanding exhibit at the Fowler Museum at UCLA.
Listen to the "fun, fresh, and friendly" tunes of the hit Indonesian band RAN.
“The Raid 2: Berandal,” at nearly two-and-a-half hours, is a sensationally violent film conceived as a slow-burn gangster epic.
We spotlight the festivals and folktales of Southeast Asia as the region celebrates the new year this week with water festivals Songkran and Thingyan.