Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures

Get access

Arts: Visual Arts and Artists: Indonesia
(6,352 words)


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 and se…

Cite this page
Elly Kent, “Arts: Visual Arts and Artists: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 04 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002173>
First published online: 2019

▲   Back to top   ▲