Here, I work with the title: “Al-Ikhlas – The Purity / The Refining,” which is a chapter in the Holy Qur’an that emphasizes the sincerity of intention and acceptance of monotheism – the Almighty Allah.  Working with various family archives here in Jogjakarta and its relation to personal stories has been revealing and overwhelming for me.


Through series of discussions with the participants in my research in Jogjakarta, I come to realize that same constancy in human relationship, and how that knowledge can be useful for personal development.​​​​