Tintin Pantoja, Kring Demetrio, Tristan, Karla Circe
Artists reflect on the anti-terrorism bill in the Philippines, amidst fears that it erodes constitutional rights and will be used to crack down on dissent. Featuring Tintin Pantoja, Kring Demetrio, Tristan, and Karla Circe.
Di balik kontroversi tentang isu Papua merdeka, ada kisah dan pengalaman nyata tentang Benny Wenda, seorang aktivis Papua dan pendiri Gerakan Papua Merdeka yang tengah diasingkan di Oxford selama lebih dari satu dekade.
"Your hair is yours. Don’t let anyone convince you otherwise." The pressure to conform to mainstream "ideals" of beauty and presentation can be restrictive, stifling, oppressive. Mei Lian Hoe reflects on their experience with their hair and Malaysian beauty standards.
Different political parties or factions represent different political interests that exist in a society. But partisanship becomes a problem when the interests of the party overrides the collective good of society.
Every year, countries in Southeast Asia are affected by the transboundary haze generated by forest fires on peatlands. When cities are cloaked in smog, people complain about the slash-and-burn practices, only to move on once the smoke clears. This artwork is the first in a series of pieces about the haze in Southeast Asia.
It's not unusual for there to be tensions and conflict within societies, given the variety of groups, interests, and concerns. Instead, the key is how we navigate these tensions, in ways that do not endanger or discriminate against others.
Majorities and minorities exist in every society. What are the issues with majoritarian systems, where decisions are made solely based on majority preference? Why is it important to society to think about minority representation and rights?