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Bringing Indonesian 'archaeologic art' to life

Prayitno tells the stories behind old Peranakan Chinese artefacts, reports CHEAH UI-HOON
Feb 7, 2014 6:00 AM

PERANAKAN artefacts are highly sought after as antiques here, but for Indonesian artist Yuli Prayitno, Indonesian Peranakan objects don't just signify a unique and exquisite material culture. Instead, he incorporates them into his "archaeologic art" - in his bid to highlight a suppressed culture