Laced with humour and tragedy, Suryajaya’s ongoing project reflects on his experiences of the last year, charting the erratic tempo of his psychological landscape
Tag: Leonard Suryajaya
Growing up surrounded by oppression in a country where violent religious and ethnic clashes were commonplace and close at hand, Suryajaya was constrained by strict traditional and conservative values that condemned homosexuality. He needed to get out. He turned 18, alone, on a flight bound for the United States, leaving behind his family and his old life in Indonesia.