Articles by Natali Pearson

The power of cloth: Melinda Piesse’s Batavia Tapestry

An artist revisits the Batavia tragedy

Performing Heritage (or, Making Temples Great Again)

Java's temples are sites for the performance of power, prestige and celebrity

Museums, masterpieces and morals

Are museums friends or foes when it comes to protecting antiquities?

Ghost ships: why are World War II naval wrecks vanishing in Indonesia?

Allied warships being stolen from Southeast Asian waters

Treasure Island meets Lord of the Flies: rediscovering the Batavia shipwreck

Visiting the site of Australia's most famous shipwreck

Finders, not keepers

The theft of an Australian warship in Indonesia waters