Culture

Harapan Prima: Ink, Paper and a 35-Year-Old Legacy

Harapan Prima: Ink, Paper and a 35-Year-Old Legacy

Starting from a one-room production space to an expansive building, Harapan Prima has produced some of the most notable print works in the creative industry. A visit there provides a rare look into the streamlined yet precise craftsmanship of printing, as well as 35 years of experience and knowledge.
The 4th VH AWARD Arrives at Museum MACAN

The 4th VH AWARD Arrives at Museum MACAN

Following screenings in multiple art institutions, the works of the 4th VH AWARD finalists reached Museum MACAN. Reflecting a broad landscape of contemporary digital arts, the exhibition questions the ways technology, art and humanity intersect and continue to shape one another.
JIPFest 2022 Takes Over Blok M

JIPFest 2022 Takes Over Blok M

With ‘Revival’ as its curatorial theme, the third Jakarta International Photo Festival (JIPFest) brings together perspectives from photographers across the globe through a lineup of exhibitions, workshops and photo fair, spread across six walkable spots at the heart of the lively Blok M.
Quick Commerce Takes Hold Amongst Urbanites

Quick Commerce Takes Hold Amongst Urbanites

Faced with pandemic limitations combined with a busy lifestyle, city dwellers are finding themselves growing reliant on quick commerce platforms like Bananas to do their grocery shopping, prompting a look into how the industry works, its growth and the impact it has on other, more traditional, methods of commerce.
Manual Pick: Sonnet54 Gua Sha

Manual Pick: Sonnet54 Gua Sha

While a rigorous beauty routine appears to promise the cure for all skincare hiccups, in this Manual Pick, we slide back to the simplicity found in the age-old practice of traditional Chinese medicine which inspired Sonnet54’s stainless steel gua sha.
Back Again: Art Jakarta’s Return to Form

Back Again: Art Jakarta’s Return to Form

Following a virtual showcase in 2020 and Art Jakarta Gardens earlier this year, the annual Art Jakarta officially returned for a three-day fair, which ran from 26 to 28 August in JCC Senayan, strengthening the presence of international galleries and artists while signalling a new season for the local creative community.