Sometimes, when looking back in time, everyone had a specific role to play and things seemed to be a lot easier to cope with, compared with the more complex realities we face today. In a world in which traditional gender roles are mixed up by modern lifestyles, it’s tough to find ones own place in society.
For women, the Indonesian cultural stage does not help that much, as it does not leave much room for women Indonesian artists or photographers in particular.
Projects like Mata Perempuan, Seharusnya (Women’s Eyes, Apparently) provide the small steps that may result in an equal share of the cake for photographers of both genders.
Read more about this exhibition at the IndonesiaLogue Travel Guide online.