New Project

I just returned from a month in Java.  I went back with the help of a small grant, really hoping to finish up some lingering projects.  I was also trying to get some new things started. Amongst my new projects, I am now working in collaboration with Alia Sawastika, a young curator at the Ark … More New Project


With my project at the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University back in play, I am pleased to report that I am also developing a book project to document some of my recent work in Java. I am going to make a book/catalog with Afterhours Books – a great little publisher based in Jakarta … More Afterhours

Off the Back Burner

The past few years, I’ve been pursuing a number of different large, long-term projects.  The past year a half, I’ve really been focusing on my manuscript for Oxford University Press.  This manuscript is finalized, and going into production now. With this book approaching resolution, I’ve again begun refocusing on one of my projects in Indonesia. Between … More Off the Back Burner


Like most Americans, when Donald Trump proposed a ban on all Muslim immigrants trying to enter the United States, I was totally appalled. While leaders of both major political parties were quick to condemn these remarks, there is doing no denying the great phobia of Islam sweeping across America.  With that in mind, Trump clearly … More @hijabfashion