Welcome to the ArtsEquator Archive!

Started in 2016, ArtsEquator.com has worked with over 150 contributors from all over the world and produced over 1,700 articles, interviews, podcasts and videos. Covering the Southeast Asian arts, all the ArtsEquator original content can now be accessed here in SEA Dive.

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Film Censorship in Indonesia?

Indonesia has one of the most prolific film industries in Southeast Asia, yet, local filmmakers have to contend with different kinds of pressure and actions that impact their creative free expression. The real losers are the public, whose choice of what film, local or international, they might watch is decided by those in power Read More »

Papuan Cinema in a Time of Oppression

While Papuan cinema takes its place on the world stage, it is still viewed with distrust in Indonesia. Adrian Jonathan Pasaribu traces how and why Papua’s people continue to be excluded from the national narrative. Read More »
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