Welcome to Jalan-jalan di Asia: Walking Dictionary
This website is a virtual space for exploring the arts and culture of Japan and Southeast Asia through various classic writings and keywords.
On the website, keywords expressed in a range of ways (texts, images, videos, interviews, and more) by curators and artists from Japan and Southeast Asia are arranged like artworks in an exhibition.
Offering insights from the perspective of the present on the rich accumulation of knowledge gifted to us by our predecessors as a means of thinking about Asian history and culture, the website aims to provide a visually fun, intellectually stimulating experience for visitors.
It’s time to depart. Let’s go for our walk around the forest of culture and the arts!
The Japan Foundation Asia Center