Review: ‘Revolusi’, an exhibition – Inside Indonesia: The peoples and cultures of Indonesia

Review: 'Revolusi', an exhibition - Inside Indonesia: The peoples and cultures of Indonesia

Kate McGregor From 11 February to 6 June 2022, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam hosted the first ever exhibition on the Indonesian Revolution of 1945-1949. The exhibition, Revolusi!, was jointly curated by Rijksmuseum curators Harm Stevens and Marion Anker and two Indonesian guest curators, Bonnie Triyana and Amir Sidharta, with contributions from others. … Read more

Interview: Bonnie Triyana on history as a movement

Yatun Sastramidjaja Bonnie Triyana is founder and chief editor of Historia, a popular history magazine. He was a guest curator of the exhibition Revolusi! Indonesia Independent, held at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam from 11 February to 6 June 2022. Triyana caused a public stir in the Netherlands when, in an opinion piece … Read more

Seven Countries Join the JCS Minangkabau 2023 Event

Senin, 6 Maret 2023 – 11:30 WIB VIVA – A total of 228 participants from seven countries, namely Indonesia, China, the Netherlands, France, Latvia, Laos, and Thailand participated in the Jelajah Cycling Series or JCS Minangkabau 2023. The start of this event was marked by the release of the start flag by the Deputy Governor of West … Read more

A Moluccan soldier and his daughter

Huib Akihary Petrus Akihary was born in 1908 in the village of Aboru, on the island of Haruku in the Moluccas. He was a sergeant major instructor in the Royal Dutch East Indies Army (KNIL). His eldest daughter Martha Anthony-Akihary was born in 1936 in Sigli, Sumatra, and now lives in Maarssen … Read more