Photos of citizens of Chinese heritage who contributed to Indonesia in various fields displayed at the Indonesia Hakka Museum in Jakarta. Photo: Agoes Rudianto

How Hakka Chinese helped build Indonesia, overcoming exclusion and discrimination to serve the country

  • The Indonesian Hakka Museum in Jakarta is a showcase of the contribution of the Hakka Chinese community to Indonesia over the centuries
  • Acceptance and admiration of their efforts increased under president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, but recent years have seen discrimination returning
Topic |   Indonesia

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Photos of citizens of Chinese heritage who contributed to Indonesia in various fields displayed at the Indonesia Hakka Museum in Jakarta. Photo: Agoes Rudianto
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Three editions of Nyoman Nuarta’s sculpture Borobudur IV (2018) were sold for US$168,000 at this year’s Art Jakarta held in the Jakarta Convention Centre, Indonesia. Photo: Linda Gallery

Dynamic, passionate, cheap: Art Jakarta fair praised for courage in showing young artists, and for its low prices

  • Revamped fair focused on emerging Asian talent, in contrast to more established artists shown at Art Basel, and many works were priced very affordably
  • Some collectors picked up works by young Indonesian artists for as little as US$1,000, while a new work by Filipino Ronald Ventura went for US$600,000
Topic |   Indonesia

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Three editions of Nyoman Nuarta’s sculpture Borobudur IV (2018) were sold for US$168,000 at this year’s Art Jakarta held in the Jakarta Convention Centre, Indonesia. Photo: Linda Gallery
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