Peoples of Asia

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All photographs from South-East Asia were taken between 1984 and 1990

China

Indonesia    Macau    Singapore

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China, Guangzhou: Buddhist temple and ...

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... workshops: Pottery                             Ivory                                            Jade

Indonesia

China    Macau    Singapore

Java

Bali    Kalimantan    Sulawesi    Irian Jaya    Top of page

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Jakarta Ancol: Entertainment complex                 Old days' sailboats at today's work

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Jakarta: Old town of Batavia                             Busy street traffic

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Bandung: Street vendors

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Yogyakarta: Ramayana story

Golden deer            Prince Rama         Sita        Hanuman            Rawana

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Yogyakarta: Ramayana story

Wayang kulit            Gamelan orchestra

Bali

Java    Kalimantan    Sulawesi    Irian Jaya    Top of page

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Market in Ubud                     Smiling girl

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Work on the rice fields                                         Kecak dance

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Funeral procession with offerings

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Balinese funeral (Cremation)

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Black (volcanic) beach

    Kalimantan (Borneo)

Java    Bali    Sulawesi    Irian Jaya    Top of page

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Coming home from market        Cemetery      Ramayana story by an itinerant theatre...

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... and tired audience

Sulawesi (Celebes)

Java    Bali    Kalimantan    Irian Jaya     Top of page

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Toraja valley:

Tourists                  Peasant                         Rice                         harvest

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Pig market                                                             Coming home from market

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Ujung Pandang:

Dutch Village                              Musicians                                     Sculptor

Irian Jaya (New-Guinea)

Java    Bali    Kalimantan    Sulawesi    Top of page

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Baliem valley (Dani): Going to market

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At Wamena's village market (Dani) 

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Baliem valley (Dani):

Warrior's women            Happy boy   

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 Baliem valley: Dani warriors

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Agats: Asmat warriors

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 Irian Jaya's jungle people

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At Merauke's market

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Dwellings in Irian Jaya's jungle:

For living people    and    for dead people

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Fishermen's houses in Irian Jaya

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Transportation in Irian Jaya's jungle

Family's pirogue        Warriors' pirogue

Macau (China)

China    Indonesia    Singapore    Top of page

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Macau: Down town                                        A-ma-gao's temple

Singapore

China    Indonesia    Macau    Top of page

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Residential area                        Appartment                   Fruits market

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Pottery workshop                                Buddhist monk                Chinese funeral

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Sentosa island (Singapore): Colonial museum

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Sentosa island's beach         Downtown's shopping

China    Indonesia    Macau    Singapore

All photographs ©1984-2009 Christophe Serdakowski

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