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Category: Fadjar Sidik

A project in memory of Fadjar Sidik: the painter. my father. digging for memories of a life in art. finding myself.


This note was posted on Facebook a few days after my return from Bali in January 2013:

“Back on my computer in Jakarta after a curious attempt to trace my father the painter’s footsteps in Bali – during the 50s and early 60s. It’s time to put together all my findings. What started as “I just want to see the village where father might have used to live”, became five days of rediscovery, with a series of lucky encounters with Big Names in…

About me + Amretasgraphics: my bounce back story


Jakarta, 26 October 2014

Bouncing back has never been so sweet.

For those who know me from my earlier country-style graphics and my website Amretasgraphics, you might remember my ups and downs running the site, my joy every weekend and after office-hours drawing graphics for your country-style websites (long before blogs were “in”), and my constant trial-and-errors with sharing and selling the graphics online. Thank you for hanging in there with me.

For those who know me from my professional life, well, some of you…