my initiative is
to make a unique and specific tour of Jakarta
the city where I lived
for more than 45 years
is suit to meet the ordinary people,
by local transport,
buildings and mall
not only the tour,
what we experience and what we will do
after the tour
2 0 0 8
(Institut Kesenian Jakarta - Jakarta Art Institute
with Firman Lie,
art graphic printing class)
then we walked across Jalan Cikini Raya and Jalan Cut Mutiah, Boplo, Jalan Cemara, at Jalan Gereja Theresia we met street people, who work everyday earn USD 1 to USD 2 each day
lay sprawled on the ground . .
then we brought to the Budi Asih
(The Old City)
fountain in the wall of the old building
Nov 8, 2008. E-mail from jean-guy
Dear Ron and Parlin,
I have had no problem in anyway...
A women at Bukit Duri - Kampung Pulo.
Kota. Old Batavia "Menara Syahbandar" (WatchTower)
Sarah, Bridget with Pak Maskun and Ibu Nining
VIDA Tour: Jakarta Historical Museum
18 - 19 October 2008:
Research: Cisarua Initiative Tour
By bicycle to the WatchTower next to Sunda Kelapa traditional harbour.
Then to Pak Maskun family in the village of Luar Batang
* Back to the hotel, by busway transport, chats, took a nap until afternoon
* Dolorosa exhibition
Anneke at Dolorosa exhibition
---> Wayang Puppet Museum
---> WatchTower Museum
---> Pak Maskun family.
Jumat / Friday, 10 October 2008:
AYAD Tour: Jakarta Historical Museum
" The Eye of the Day ", poster
24th July 2008:
Juliette Tour: Kampung
Jatinegara Station , by train --->
Sabtu, 23 Agustus 2008 11:30 WIB
JALAN - JALAN JAKARTA
Camille : no news ..
19th August 2008:
Discussion about the Tour with: Manuel, Ardjuna, and Dolo.
' why make a tour to the poor, why not to the rich . . '
Dolo: another life of Jakarta . .
4th August 2008:
Meeting with Christina and Rayani from
Minggu/Sunday, 27th July:
David dan Sarah (second day)
David, Sarah, Graeme, Ryo Tour
Tour Lois: Kota - Luar Batang
Sebastien Blanc, AFP
Tour Anna, Nicole, Sebastien, Adek:
Kota - Luar Batang
Jalan Sudirman with Kopaja ---> Senen Station ---> Kota Station
---> just pass the Museum and cafe Batavia ==-> by Bajaj via Drawbridge ---> Watchtower Museum ---> Public wood=bridge ---->
Keluarga Pak Maskun . . . aduh, sudah pindah . . .
---> Padang resto
7 July 2008:
Shooting MetroTV 1st day:
METROTV: Hadi, Venus Tour
Tour Robert (research)
(Sanggar Ciliwung Merdeka, Eretan, Kampung, Ate cooked rice with boiled chicken.
---> Jatinegara Station ---> met Anneke and Parlin ---> Kota Station ---> Fatahillah park
---> Fine Art Museum ---> Puppet Museum ---> Drawbridge --->
WatchTower Museum ---> Maritime Museum
---> Maskun family: Pak Maskun, Ibu Nining, Sri, Budi, Indra.
when we came, they already moved to this room rental from Menara Sjahbandar,
they asked our help for transport households to the next rental house
---> Jakarta Institute of the Art
Thursday, 1st May:
With Robert ---> Atrium --> Rel KA --> Idris --> Becak --> Bakti ---> Tempe Tahu ---> Tanah Tinggi apartment ---> Miss Tjitjih: traditional Sundanese drama performance
(Research TOUR with Robert)
Baru temu lagi dengan Ardjuna & Dolorosa. Temu Yudhi. Temu Eva dan David. Rob & Pinta. Ngobrol dengan Djuna & Dolo dan temannya.
Ngobrol dengan David Parssons: - Republik Indonesia - Seni Budaya.
8th April 2008:
Pertemuan dengan Robert baru tiba.
Jeremy, Jared, Naomi, Nick, Zoe
29 Pebruary 2008
Akte Yayasan Interkultur
Dengan Leonard temu Paul dan Willem di Erasmus Huis
gave some brochures
Leonard, Sri, Bakti lipat-lipat brosur yang dicetak sudah jadi 1000 lembar:
"Jakarta Hidden Area Tour"
With Leonard, Bakti, and Eric to Jalan Jaksa street.
With Leonard, Eric, Bakti to Jalan Jaksa,
lihat bule-bule while prepared leaflet/brochure
"Jakarta Hidden Tours"
With Leonard, Bakti, Vina, Eric ---> walked around Kampung, took photos:
from Goethe-Institut at Jalan Sam Ratulangi walked to Stasiun Pasar Boplo.
By train to Stasiun Kota.
Walked to Taman Fatahillah.
By Bajaj via Jembatan Jungkit Kota Intan to Menara Sjahbandar watch tower.
See Pak Maskun family.
Then back home stop by to Cafe Batavia for drink.
Ciliwung & Kampung
Ciliwung Merdeka Community
music for kids
Monas (Monumen Nasional - National Monument),
a specific tour
Jl. Medan Merdeka Central Jakarta
The National Monuments one of the many monuments built during the Sukarno era of fierce nationalism. The 137-metre tall marble obelisk is topped with a flame coated with 35 kgs. of gold, and represents the people's determination to achieve the freedom. It towers over Merdeka (Freedom) Square, and serves as Jakarta's most prominent landmark. The monument is open to the public and houses a historical museum and meditation hall. An elevator carries visitors to the top, offering a bird's eye view across the city to the sea.
This monument, symbolizing the nation's independence, is situated at the center of Taman Medan Merdeka (
MONAS is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, until 7 p.m.
(official tourism text)
(we also can make this very populair tour style like other "tourist " style, but
with our specific documentary approach: we interviewed participants with local Indonesian at the location , about Jakarta)
Tour 2006 August:
the initiative is to make a unique and specific tour of Jakarta.
I dont remember when the first time I started.
Tina Schott, Tim Hoppe, (1998),
Leonard Retel Helmrich (1995-1999),
"Eyes of the Day"
"Shape of the Moon"
Herve Dangla (1994-1995),
3 weeks around Jakarta and
some others . .