The Colonial Images of the Tropics


Susie Protschky’s book, Images of the Tropics, tells us about colonial images of the tropics. They narrate different narratives of how the Dutch envisioned the tropics, justified their territorial claims, and made sense of their place within imperial Europe and the colonial Indonesia. In the conversation, Susie talked about the recurring themes and omissions in colonial visual culture, forms of representations (object of fixation and fantasies, visibility and invisibility) that appropriated to claim for territorial and political sovereignty. In this audio, Susie Protschky are being interviewed by Nuraini Juliastuti, member of KUNCI. Editor: Syafiatudina

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