Celebrating Citayam Fashion Week
Monday, 25 July 2022
The lack of public spaces in Jakarta’s satellite cities leads to the social phenomenon of Citayam Fashion Week. This shows the government’s failure to develop sustainable cities.
THE move by a group of young people to turn pedestrian bridges and underpasses in the center of Jakarta into stages for Citayam Fashion Week is a positive step worthy of appreciation. This is because these young people from Citayam, Bojonggede and Bekasi in West Java did not only appear with unique fashions, but also spoke out about the loss of suitable public spaces in the cities where they live.
Depok, Bogor and Bekasi—the cities where t...
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