Category Archives: Fiksi

Gadis Afrika Penyelamat Raja Swedia

the-girl-who-saved-54f7fc5158967‘Kotoranmu, rezekiku’.  Tulisan ini sempat saya baca di sebuah toilet umum di terminal ibu kota. Keberadaan toilet umum memang penting bagi mereka yang membutuhkan untuk membuang hajat mereka. Inilah latar awal dari buku The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden karya Jonas Jonasson. Sebuah jamban umum di Soweto, kota kumuh di Afrika Selatan pada abad silam.

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Immortalised aesthetics: photography in the promotion of colonial tourism in the Dutch East Indies

If we heard about the record of history, we always refer to the writing. The photographs are just for the illustration, not as primary sources. Perhaps, it could be right because the photographs that are taken, for special purpose. Meanwhile photographs and tourism have a relation. As a promotion medium, photographs (in postcard, illustration of guide book) can attract many tourists.

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