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SUMIKO KATO: Batik seduces Japanese artist

  • Bambang Muryanto

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Yogyakarta | Fri, March 12 2010 | 02:17 pm

She's a small woman who loves batik art. Despite being 73, Sumiko Kato is still enthusiastic about batik painting. The flight from Japan to Indonesia takes more than six hours, but that hasn't stopped her from visiting Yogyakarta once or twice a year. When Sumiko comes to Indonesia, she meditates at a simple rented house in the area of Tirtonirmolo, Bantul, and produces batik work using a lar...

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