"If I knew myself I would run away," said Goethe. Getting to know oneself can be much scarier than getting to know strangers. But what if there's a less frightening way to do it? What if art can help? Not only will it benefit the artist, but the artist's reflections might also enlighten those who view his or her work. In his exhibition named "Geo-Portrait #2," Entang Wiharso uses his personal experiences to make an artistic autobiography.
Nicoline Patricia Malina is a name one should be familiar with when talking about fashion photography. The Jakarta-based photographer dynamic body of work has earned her spreads displayed in magazines such as Elle, Harper's Bazaar, & Esquire. Speaking to her, we learned that she has dabbled in multiple art disciplines prior to photography, and she constantly motivates herself to learn more. This constant search for knowledge is present in her photographs, which becomes more and more dynamic as she goes along.
We — especially those of us who live in man-made cities — often forget that human beings share the world with other creatures. When a tiger named Monsoon wanders into the life of a young couple, a human—animal bond begins. This is the first installation of Rain Chudori's short fiction series, Monsoon Tiger.
Auguste Soesatro has always been determined to be a fashion designer. His extensive international experience – studying Film and Digital Arts in Australia, Fashion in Paris, and working alongside leading designers in New York – gave me a head start in embracing his fashion career in Indonesia. Whiteboard Journal had the chance to visit his showroom where he talked to us about his background and about applying a fashion standard.
Leaving her academic background in Law, Helianti Hilman decided to dedicated her time in the wealth of Indonesia's food biodiversity. She started by establishing the enterprise PT. Kampung Kearifan Indonesia (KKI) which carries community-based brands, as Javara. A brand built under the aim of incubating indigenous farmers and their capability to harvest quality artisanal food products. Whiteboard Journal sat down with Helianti Hilman, where she passionately explained her pursuit.
One of our W_Music editors, Chandra Drews, familiarly known as Ffonz, shares his obsession of record labels and explains why he finds the selected labels special to him. Here he continues with his fifth selection: Warp.