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Arts: Visual Arts and Artists: Indonesia
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Introduction

The role of women in the visual arts in Indonesia has often been obscured by masculine discourses of colonization, nationalism, development, and religion—in particular, but not exclusively, Islam. Nonetheless, women have historically been the primary producers of visual art forms, both religious…

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Elly Kent, “Arts: Visual Arts and Artists: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002173>
First published online: 2019



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