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The Instrument Builders Project

The Instrument Builders Project at the National Gallery of Victoria

visit: The Instrument Builders Project

NGV Studio hosts the first Australian iteration of The Instrument Builders Project (IBP), an experimental collaborative project between Australian and Indonesian artists and musicians curated by Kristi Monfries and Joel Stern.

Health and safety information in case of ash fall

DOWNLOAD 1) Volcanic health hazards of ash explained___Health_Guidelines_English

DOWNLOAD 2) How to prepare and cope with ash fall.___Preparedness_Guidelines_English

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
18 SEPTEMBER 2018

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

NOT YOUR WORLD MUSIC

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.

Gereja Ayam - Chicken Church

Should you be trekking through the thick forests of Magelang, Indonesia, try not to be too alarmed if you stumble upon a titanic, rotting building, shaped like a chicken. Known as Gereja Ayam (unsurprisingly, “Chicken Church”), this mouldering titan was probably whimsical once, but now it seems like the creepy lost temple of a goofy cult.