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from THE JAKARTA POST -- THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2008 -- PAGE 17 Heri Dono, one of the country's leading artists, has not grown tired of warning the public of the dangers of oppression and how mankind has gradually accepted some disguised forms of oppression as ordinary, harmless phenomenons.
In an ongoing exhibition titled "Post-Ethnology Museum", Dono has once again addressed the subject.
This time, however, he has tried to establish a "historical" line to connect the old form of oppression, in this case colonialism and imperialism, to the new form, which includes capitalism and globalization. He looks at the similarities of the different forms of oppression.
Dono is convinced that oppression, old and new, share …