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Tonggo Simangunsong

Tonggo Simangunsong is an Indonesian journalist based in Medan city, North Sumatra. His work has appeared in the South China Morning Post, Al Jazeera, New Naratif, VICE and Destinasian, covering environmental issues, culture and identity, politics, arts and travel. Tonggo Simangunsong ialah jurnalis Indonesia berbasis Kota Medan, Sumatera Utara. Karya jurnalistiknya seputar isu lingkungan, budaya dan identitas, politik, seni dan perjalanan, telah diterbitkan di South China Morning Post, Al Jazeera, New Naratif, VICE dan Destinasian.
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Nadya Noor

Nadya is a full-time illustrator/graphic designer based in Jakarta, Indonesia. She pours colours into editorial illustration, doodles, comics, merchandise—you name it! You can find her art on Instagram @nadya.noor. Nadya ialah ilustrator/desainer grafis penuh waktu berdomisili di Jakarta, Indonesia. Karya seni desain visual warnanya dituangkannya dalam ilustrasi editorial, orat-oret, komik, produk komersil — sebut saja begitu! Karya-karya seninya bisa dilihat di Instagram @nadya.noor.

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