nalareksa 0.5: hydropixel [installation]

Installed on Mal Au Pixel 05 – Signal From The South 2010, Paris, France

nalareksa 0.5 was installed for a group exhibition during Mal Au Pixel 05 – Signal From The South in Paris France. The exhibition was held in several galleries in Paris. Full Schedule are:

  1. Galerie Mycroft • exhibition & workshop from June 22 to 27
    Refarm the City | Andreas Siagian
  2. Galerie Nuitdencre • exhibition from June 22 to 27
    Yuri Suzuki | Thomas Bégin
  3. Galerie BenJ • exhibition from June 22 to 27
    Jean Katambayi Mukendi | Ashok Sukumaran & Shaina Anand
  4. Ars Longa • exhibtion from June 21 to July 17
    Circlemakers, fluctuat nec mergitur
    Gaël Angelis, Julien Sirjacq, Magali Sanheiria, Circlemakers (France)

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nalareksa 0.4: riverize [installation]

Installed during residency period in Dislocate09 – Mediations of Locality, October – November 2009 in Tokyo, Japan.

During 40 days residency in Tokyo, nalareksa was displayed in a group exhibition alongside with the works from other Artists in Residency. The Artists are:

  1. Nguyen Duc Tu (Vietnam)
  2. Lim Kok Yoong (Malaysia)
  3. Preeyachanok Ketsuwan (Thailand)
  4. Andreas Siagian (Indonesia)

The exhibition was held in SGallery, Tokyo Kodaira-shi Takanodai 28-13 on 26th Ocober – 6th November 2009.

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nalareksa 0.3: acidic-tive [installation]

INSTALLED ON: M.A.R.I.N. Ecolocated: Littoral Lives Exhibition for International Symposeum of Electronic Arts (ISEA) 2009, Belfast, UK.


“Nalareksa 0.3: Acidic-tive” installation was part of M.A.R.I.N. Ecolocated: Littoral Lives exhibition for ISEA2009. The instruments for the first time was used to analyze salt water sample taken from Belfast harbor where M.A.R.I.N catamaran was docked during its’ participation in ISEA2009. For the installation several sensors were developed on the instruments to create sounds effects from the main sound generator which is the physical impact of air and water.

nalareksa 0.2: re-liquify! [installation]

INSTALLED ON: DIALOGUE ON ART, CULTURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE [Beijing, China 9-12 October 2008]

The Dialogue on Art, Culture & Climate Change is an investigation into the role of culture and the arts in the cross-cultural dialogue on climate change between and in Asia and Europe. The Dialogue aims to raise the awareness on climate change and sustainability in cultural and arts communities in Asia and Europe and at investigating different perspectives on this subject. It also seeks to strengthen the role and the voice of culture and arts in the dialogue on and actions related to climate change. Furthermore, it aims to explore creative cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural connections between artists, scientists, and other climate change thinkers leading to joint approaches and collaborations for climate change actions.

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nalareksa 0.1: boys/girls [installation]

INSTALLED ON: WE ARE THE CELLS! | CELLSBUTTON#02 – Yogyakarta International Media Art Festival [Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 11-21 August 2008]

Schematic:

boys/girls 0.1 schematic

Description
An analog and digital composition sound installation on an exhibition for Cellsbutton#02, 2008 in Culture Centre de France (LIP) 19 August 2008. Sample gathering process: By collecting air sample in the environment, theoretically; if gas encounters water, then some part of the gas will be absorbed to water. Eventually, there will be an equilibrium, which means the amount of elements released by the water to the air will be equal to the amount of elements that absorbed by air and water.

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Nalareksa Scientific Method To Analyze O2 + CO2 in Water

Nalareksa Research

Intro to Nalareksa

Nalareksa is a method of air analysis by using water as a mediator for the research. To investigate out the elements in air, we could use water as a mediator for the container of the elements from the air if we know the balance condition between air and water. Nalareksa was founded by Prof. Ir. Hardjoso Prodjopangarso as his intention for his research could be useful by small people in Indonesia.

In “old Javanese”, the word nala means beloved ones and the word reksa means nourishing. Literally, nalareksa represent the world as a beloved one that needs nourishing from humans. In this case, taking precautions to pollutants that may cause destruction to the world. Every equipments, sciences and technologies for Nalareksa were created by the simplest approach so it could be reached by common. That’s why all the instruments in Nalareksa are made using easy-to-find materials in Indonesia. As already known, people became realizes of climate changes as the result of the significant increase in anthropogenic greenhouse gases (gas emission caused by fossil fuels usage for transportation) and deforestation in concentrations via enhanced greenhouse effects. CO2/CO in large concentrations are created reducing benefit elements such as O2/O3 concentration for humans. Continue reading