Culture

Overcoming Waves with Neonomora

Overcoming Waves with Neonomora

Recording artist Ratih Suryahutamy of Neonomora opens up about being bullied back in high school and how tragedies after tragedies, including the death of her best friend, inspired her latest album, Waves.
Wave of Tomorrow

Wave of Tomorrow

Art, technology and music converge in Wave of Tomorrow, an immersive exhibition that presents striking installations, where each is evocative of 'the future'. Taking over the new The Tribrata building at Darmawangsa, Wave of Tomorrow runs until 28th October 2018.
Manual Excursion: Arumdalu Farm

Manual Excursion: Arumdalu Farm

These days, taking the time out to visit a farm may sound peculiar, or dare even, dull, especially when one’s preferred playground is the mall or a western-esque coffee shop, which is why this Manual Excursion invites you to expand your horizon and take a detour by visiting Gading Serpong’s Arumdalu Farm, where you’ll get your food for thought.
A Meditation on Pottery with Ayu Larasati

A Meditation on Pottery with Ayu Larasati

At her airy studio in Depok, prominent local ceramicist Ayu Larasati talks about chancing upon ceramic, juggling a career as working mother and impermanence.
Manual Excursion: Perpustakaan Nasional

Manual Excursion: Perpustakaan Nasional

The brand new Perpustakaan Nasional lured us for another Manual Excursion, where we visited the shiny library building that houses more than four million tomes, spread across its 24-storey structure.
A Matter of Design: samakamu

A Matter of Design: samakamu

A Matter of Design is a new article series by Manual Jakarta where we call attention to memorable branding and design of lifestyle establishments in the city. First up, it's the adorable crocodile logo of samakamu kopi along with the rest of its visual identity that are designed by Droite.