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Immigration in Yogyakarta

SAS does not take any responsibility for any penalties you need to pay by overstaying.

Extension of cultural social visa ONLY!!

At SAS Ms.Lashita can help you with the necessary SAS documents by obtaining them for you.
If you need accompany to the immigration office you have to pay Lashita a fee.

SAS documents you need
3 Letters from SAS
One of the 3 letters needs a stamp
1 ID copy of Dyah
1 Passport copy of Dyah

The Contemporary Wayang Archive

The Contemporary Wayang Archive (CWA) is a collection of re-elaborations of Java's oldest performance tradition: wayang kulit. This archive includes performance data, translations, and notes by the editors and translators of how the performances were received in their original context.

the Dalang - the puppeteer in an Indonesian wayang performance

from - reference WIKIPEDIA

The dhalang or dalang (Javanese: dhalang; Indonesian and Malay: dalang) is the puppeteer in an Indonesian wayang performance.


A short introduction to Wayang Kulit - from - reference

Wayang kulit (literally “leather puppets”) is one of the oldest and most important performance traditions of Southeast Asia. It is found in different parts of Java and Bali (Indonesia), as well as Malaysia. Javanese wayang kulit, the focus of this archive, is intimately connected to the cultural life of Java and it is closely linked to traditional dance, architecture and textile art. Wayang kulit has also shaped literature and contemporary art.

Child labor in East Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara

A young girl ties tobacco leaves onto sticks to prepare them for curing in East Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. © 2015 Marcus Bleasdale for Human Rights Watch

Of the products we use, wear, or consume every day, how many are made with child labor? Perhaps quite a few. A new report from the US Department of Labor identifies 148 different consumer goods produced with child or forced labor around the world. The list includes clothing, beef, sugar, bricks, coffee, and other products originating from 76 countries.

Dayaks and Drones - Using GPS drones technology community mapping - Indonesia

How tech is fueling grassroots organizing in Indonesia, visit: FORDFOUNDATION

Steve Rhee, Senior Program Officer

Katharina Swoboda - Vampiric infection

vampiric_infection_instgram.jpg installation consists of:
skull (fiberglass), fake “bones”
3 prints on rayon, each 150x290cm

Alexandra Zedtwitz - Exhibition - EXPLORASI - opening 23.6.2018 @honfFoundation

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Alexandra Zedtwitz - Exhibition - EXPLORASI - opening 23.6.2018 @honfFoundation

NOT YOUR WORLD MUSIC - Noise in South East Asia CD+book


Noise in South East Asia

Cedrik Fermont & Dimitri della Faille

A book about art, politics, identity, gender and global capitalism

More information about the book

musicians in yogyakarta, Wukir Suryadi and Rully Shabara

Wukir Suryadi and Rully Shabara (ID) together form Yogyakarta’s Senyawa, a unique band that embodies the aural elements of traditional Indonesian music whilst exploring the framework of experimental music practice, pushing the boundaries of both traditions. Their music strikes a perfect balance between their avant-garde influences and cultural heritage to create truly contemporary Indonesian new music. Their sound is comprised of Shabara’s deft extended vocal techniques punctuating the frenetic sounds of instrument builder Suryadi’s modern-primitive instrumentation.