Old Skull in The Garden, What kind of garden? Prison and the marginal spaces where marginal people live up their marginal world with their marginal culture. The margin is quite a black comedy. Smile for them! Smile for creativity in the bottom of civilization…
-Seno Gumira Ajidarma
…tongue-in-cheek outlook, Athonk has made his character take on an unflinching look at the city’s seamier underside, a world of police brutality, drug abuse and a vignette on inmates in the province’s Cebongan prison. That last part, particularly a news paper clipping on Old Skull’s popularity among inmates, struck a note due to its subtle reminders of the 2013 Cebongan prison massacre.