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    Nirwan Dewanto

Museum of Pure Desire by: Nirwan Dewanto
Sinopsis: Museum of Pure Desire contains choice examples of poetry whose richness derives from their destruction of the constraints that surround the genre. Dewanto’s poems challenge the reader to stopRead more>>

 

 

 

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Nirwan Dewanto Born: September 28, 1961 Nirwan Dewanto, (Surabaya, East Java, September 28, 1961) has a degree in geology from the Bandung Institute of Technology and is known as a literary critic, art curator and actor. He is also an editor for the journal Kalam, editor of the literature page in Koran Tempo newspaper and program director of the Salihara Arts Community in Jakarta. His collection of essays is Senjakala Kebudayaan (1996) … Read more>>

 

 

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    2019 July Newsletter

    Greetings from the Executive Director Does overpopulation cause poverty or is it the other way around?  This proverbial ‘chicken or egg’ question emerged once again in a discussion commemorating World Population Day on July 11. Overpopulation is a crisis that potentially stands alongside climate change as one of the biggest… Read more>> T.P.S. “TPS” is

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