Tag: UQ in Indonesia

After the Choice

Angel Parsons- June 3, 2018

Much of the conversation regarding abortion focuses on morality and ethics, but what happens after a decision has been made? Angel Parsons travels to Indonesia, ... Read More

Caged Birds: The Risks and Rewards of Exotic Pets

Stacey Whitlock- June 3, 2018

Exotic pets are increasingly popular in Indonesia. However, ownership of these pets may be fueling the country's illegal and dangerous wildlife trade. https://vimeo.com/273068860 Read More

Lihat tuh, ada bule!

Holly Richardson- May 6, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qu1w0XdtFWo Lihat tuh, ada bule! roughly translated means "See the foreigner, over there!" and was a phrase I heard many times by small children as ... Read More

Sunrise in Karet Bivak Cemetery

Holly Richardson- April 9, 2018

Sunrise in Karet Bivak Cemetery from Holly Richardson on Vimeo. https://youtu.be/w01R2nV_gaY Karet Bivak Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in central Jakarta. This place ... Read More

Ondel-ondel and a modern Jakarta

Elora Ghea- May 21, 2017

Indonesia has a diverse legacy of art and culture. One subset of this is Betawi culture from Jakarta. The Betawi traditional artform of Ondel-ondel has ... Read More

Voluntourism: Helpful or Harmful?

Beth Westmore- May 12, 2017

Volunteer tourism in Jakarta has come under scrutiny over the past few years. Experts wonder if this million dollar industry is really helping those in ... Read More

Children of the Landfill

Jenna Lindberg- May 10, 2017

Jakarta is home to over 450,000 trash pickers. Trash pickers, or Pemulung as they’re known in Indonesia, live on and around overflowing landfills and dump ... Read More

The Queen Artivists of Jakarta

Amani Vassiliou- May 7, 2017

https://soundcloud.com/amaniv/the-power-in-artivism In October 2015, two fearless female artists at the forefront of a new movement in the DIY arts ‘n’ crafts communities of Jakarta travelled ... Read More

The dark bird of Indonesia

Meaghan Crooks- May 7, 2017

There are countless breeds of poultry across the world but none quite like the completely black Ayam Cemani. The chickens' striking black appearance has given ... Read More

Perempuan: Domestic violence activism in Indonesia

Katreena Bacatan- May 2, 2017

Gendered violence and violence against women is a systemic problem all around the world. (more…) Read More

The beef with Indonesia’s meat policy

Timothy Swanston- April 22, 2017

Indonesia's impressive economic growth in recent years has been coupled with a rapid expansion of its middle class, a group of consumers who have a ... Read More