Fabrics of Indonesia: Part 3

— Compiled by Kelly Fitzgerald — Every year, Indonesiaful features current Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) wearing traditional clothing from across Indonesia. This year, we will continue this tradition by featuring members of the 2016-17 ETA cohort. While Indonesia is a vast country, the most famous fabric is batik. Batik is most closely associated with…

Bandar Lampung House Tour

— By Sarahann Yeh — I live in a small, neon green house nestled in the outskirts of Bandar Lampung city on Sumatra island. On my street, homes are painted bright blue, pink, yellow, and daring orange. The yards are snug, and the roads are large enough for one car, but not two. In the…

Fabrics of Indonesia: Part 2

— Introduction by Kelly Fitzgerald — Last year, Indonesiaful published the first-ever edition of Fabrics of Indonesia. This year, we would like to showcase this unique part of Indonesia’s cultural heritage once again by featuring the 2015-2016 ETAs. Whether it be batik, cual, or any other local variation, fabrics in Indonesia can have many meanings.…