Tubagus P. Svarajati

Semarang

Tubagus P. Svarajati about Semarang

Lee Hwa (EN)

Lee Hwa

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Tubagus P. Svarajati was born and raised in Semarang. He writes essays on art, photography and culture in general for various media and local and national art magazines. He acts as a curator for contemporary art and photography exhibitions. A collection of his writings about the city of Semarang, Semarang Pecinan dan Dar-Der-Dor Kota was published in 2012.

For citybooks Semarang, Svarajati wrote Lee Hwa, an essay that describes the history of a Chinese woman born in Semarang. It is not only a personal history but also a story about the interconnectedness of political practices and culture in contemporary Indonesia. This citybook will be published online in 2013.


 

Tubagus P. Svarajati lahir dan besar di Semarang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia. Ia menulis esai tentang seni rupa, fotografi dan kebudayaan umumnya di berbagai media massa dan jurnal seni, lokal maupun nasional. Sesekali ia mengurasi pameran fotografi dan seni rupa kontemporer. Buku kumpulan tulisannya tentang kota Semarang, Pecinan Semarang dan Dar-Der-Dor Kota, telah terbit November 2012. Untuk citybooks Semarang, Svarajati menulis esai Lee Hwa, yakni riwayat seorang perempuan Tionghoa kelahiran Semarang. Selain sebagai sejarah personal, kisah ini hendak menunjukkan sepenggal saling-silang praktik politik dan kebudayaan Indonesia semasa.

 

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