In in all the places i could not find you, Hamid Roslan retraces 19th-century Javanese painter Raden Saleh’s steps through Dresden and Maxen, Germany in the 1840s, in search for a more expansive sense of home, community, and what it means to belong.


This chapbook was exhibited at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York in September 2022, as part of Public Component, and was generously supported by the Pratt Institute Graduate Student Engagement Fund and the Pratt Writing department. The author would also like to thank Werner Kraus, Marid Helbig, and the Residenzschloss in Dresden, Germany for their assistance. Photographs by Sydney Haas. Title font by Benoît Ferran.