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Meet the dragonfly: Wahyu Sigit Rahadi blends art, science

  • Bambang Muryanto

    The Jakarta Post

Yogyakarta   /   Fri, December 6 2019   /  12:48 am
Precious nature: Visitors enjoy photos at the Dragonfly, Pengetahuan dan Citra (Dragonfly, Knowledge and Image) exhibition of Wahyu Sigit Rahadi works at Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, which kicked off on Saturday. One of Wahyu’s photos that has drawn particular acclaim shows a lembayung perut merah (a dragonfly native to Indonesia). With the morning dew on its body, the red insect looks like it is covered in shiny crystals.(JP/Bambang Muryanto)(Dragonfly, Knowledge and Image) exhibition of Wahyu Sigit Rahadi works at Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, which kicked off on Saturday. One of Wahyu’s photos that has drawn particular acclaim shows a lembayung perut merah (a dragonfly native to Indonesia). With the morning dew on its body, the red insect looks like it is covered in shiny crystals.(JP/Bambang Muryanto)

Precious nature: Visitors enjoy photos at the Dragonfly, Pengetahuan dan Citra (Dragonfly, Knowledge and Image) exhibition of Wahyu Sigit Rahadi works at Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, which kicked off on Saturday. One of Wahyu’s photos that has drawn particular acclaim shows a lembayung perut merah (a dragonfly native to Indonesia). With the morning dew on its body, the red insect looks like it is covered in shiny crystals.(JP/Bambang Muryanto)The 90 centimeters by 120 cm photo depicts a lembayung perut merah (a dragonfly native to Indonesia) resting on the leaves of a bush, waiting for the sun to rise. Beads of morning dew on its body sparkle like crystal ornaments."This is my favorite image," Damayanti Buchori, an entomologist from the Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) in Bogor, West Java, told The Jakarta Post on Nov. 30.The photo is one of 94 images of dragonflies taken by photograp...