3 Quotes – Okky Madasari





Okky Madasari,
Indonesian author and journalist
(born: Okky Puspa Madasari)

Award:  Khatulistiwa Literary Award 2012


October 30, 1984 in Magetan, Inonesia


My work always presents problems in our society. Those problems may be anything from injustice to freedom, and everything related to humanity.
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Women become the objects of rules; they are repressed and lose their rights in the name of religion, or they lose their freedom in the name of tradition, while the state legitimates this foolishness with laws.
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‘Orientalism’ has successfully built my critical awareness to question and see the big picture of knowledge, perspective or idea from a Western point of view and always see things from different perspective.



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