Ambon, part of the famed Malukan spice islands that attracted foreign traders and competing European powers to the region as early as the sixteenth century, is the provincial capital of Maluku. Almost two decades after the religious conflict that racked the city for four years from early 1999, this project focuses on image-makers who create and deploy (digital) images to reimagine the city and its constituent parts, erase visible traces of the violence of the early 2000s, and redress the history of visual inequality in the region between elite Christian and relatively invisible Muslims that is a longstanding legacy of Dutch colonial rule. More than twenty years after the downfall of the authoritarian Suharto regime in May 1998, the construction of hotels, government buildings, peace monuments, and walls featuring Malukan heroes, fuelled by the resources of decentralization, is changing the face of the city. Yet the religious zoning of Ambon that reduced its previous multiply layered spatial patterns to a patchwork of Muslim and Christian territories has also left its mark. In this respect the city’s new landmark, the Jembatan Merah Putih or Red and White Bridge is noteworthy. Named for the ‘Red and White’ flag of the Indonesian Republic, the bridge also brings together the colors of the conflict’s former ‘Red’ Christian and ‘White’ Muslim opponents. Ambon’s new image-makers are many and diverse, including an interreligious group of activist journalists and religious leaders, photography clubs and street muralists, and an urban sketch walkers’ collective. Researcher: Patricia Spyer.