Perempuan dalam Budaya Matriarki di Malaka, NTT – Frengki Lollo

Frengki Lollo, seorang fotografer asal Kupang membagikan riset dan embrio proyek fotografi yang sementara ia kerjakan selama setahun belakangan, yakni mengenai budaya Matriarki di Malaka, NTT. Riset ini mengalamai sedikit kendala akibat badai seroja yang baru saja melanda sahabat-sahabat kita di NTT. Pengetahuan mengenai sosial budaya Indonesia, khususnya di Malaka, terekam melalui lensa Frengki. Proyek fotografi ini masih dalam tahap riset dan pengembangan terutama dalam sektor kolaborasi. Selamat membaca!

Malaka, salah satu kabupaten di Propinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur yang mekar dari Kabupaten Belu. Kebudayaan yang terbentuk memiliki kemiripan dengan kabupaten Belu. Waktu masih menjadi bagian dari kabupaten Belu, daerah Malaka sudah hidup dengan sistem matriarki sehingga terdapat dua sistem kekuasaan. Setelah berdiri sebagai kabupaten sendiri, masyarakat Malaka sepenuhnya hidup dengan sistem matriarki. Baca selengkapnya…

Frengki Lollo, a photographer from Kupang, shares research and embryonic photography projects that he has been working on for the past year, namely about the Matriarchic culture in Malacca, NTT. This research experienced a few obstacles due to the sacred storm that had just hit our friends in NTT. Knowledge of Indonesia’s socio-culture, especially in Malacca, was recorded through the lens of Frengki. This photography project is still in the research and development stage, especially in the collaborative sector. Happy reading!

Malacca is one of the regencies in East Nusa Tenggara Province which is blooming from Belu Regency. Its culture is similar to the Belu district. When it was still part of Belu district, the Malacca area had lived with a matriarchal system so that there were two systems of power. After being established as a district on its own, the people of Malacca lived fully with a matriarchal system. Continue reading...