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Ariel Heryanto, Valuing popular culture

  • Aimee Dawis


Jakarta | Thu, June 25 2009 | 11:08 am
Ariel Heryanto, Valuing popular culture

PREMIUM Most regular readers of Kompas between 1995 and 2008 would be familiar with Ariel Heryanto from his column "Asal Usul" (Origins), in which he tackled such provocative subjects as pornography and communism. During its run under Heryanto, "Asal Usul" garnered a loyal following of readers who appreciated Heryanto's candor, his skillful and elegant use of Indonesian, and h...