A seminar on art science collaboration between practitioners and academician. It was good to present lifepatch with our advisor and collaborator, Irfan D. Prijambada. Documentation in lifepatch site [>>here<<].
In Djerassi, Budi Prakosa and I made an experiment in synchronising audio to an old TV in Djerassi’s lounge. With Laura’s permission, we took the TV and play with it in our studio. I hook some analog synth to the TV signal, while Iyok made some codes for visualisation of the 8-bit mixtape. Some documentation of the experiment bellow.
On the final of my residency with dLux Media Arts, the workshop results I conducted is presented in an exhibition of dLab program. The show was showing dLux program results with the local communities in Wagga Wagga. I combined all the Squaresynths that were made by the girls in Wagga Wagga school. I did a small performance playing all the instruments that were made in to one installation in the video above. Photo documentation by dLux Media Arts bellow. More photos of the exhibition can be found in dLux’s flickr [>>here<<].
I participated in a ‘Yogyakarta Soundscape’ project, part of the 25th ‘Festival Kesenian Yogyakarta 2013’ (Yogyakarta Art Festival). The project invites 6 artists to create soundscapes which will be played in public venues in Yogyakarta. The venues are: Adisucipto airport, Malioboro Mall, Ambarrukmo Plaza, Ngasem Market, Malioboro Street, Bus Trans Jogja. The 6 artists are: Andreas Siagian, Ari Wulu, Jimmy Mahardhika, Risky Summerbee, and Wukir Suryadi in collaboration with Aim Adinegara. Above is a screen shot of the article published by Kedaulatan Rakyat, a daily newspaper in Yogyakarta. Original link to the article here.
During my participation in The Instrument Builders Project, I did a collaboration with Michael Candy and Pia van Gelder to create MOS (Mountain Operated Synthesizer). The instrument which took form as an installation was responding the environment condition of the mountain such of the air and earth and make them audible. MOS was installed in post 2 of Mount Merapi Yogyakarta, Indonesia in July 2013.
This month, lifepatch organized a DIY noisemaker workshop. We called it Atari Punk Console – Tiger 0.1 Workshop since we will teach how to build a modified circuit called Atari Punk Console (APC). APC itself is a modification from a circuit called Stepped Tone Generator. It uses a single 556 dual timer IC and named named “Atari Punk Console” (APC) by Kaustic Machines crew because its “low-fi” sounds resemble classic Atari console games from the 1980s, with a square wave output similar to the Atari 2600.
For DOWNLOAD event, I gave a lecture session in Universitas Muhammadiyah Riau (UMR), Pekanbaru. The lecture session was an introduction to Media Art with some examples of my community and my activities. The session was started with Adhari Donora, representing from the organizer of DOWNLOAD events. DOWNLOAD itself is an initiative from Rumah Seni Budaya Siku Keluang, Sindikat Cuci Otak, and lifepatch.
During my visit in Toluca Mexico, I met a musician who called himself nomusiqdesigners. He was attending my pd workshops in Art Faculty of Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México. During our meetings we exchanges information and found something in common in music preference. AUTECHRE!
Retroalimentation project was started from mi hermano Luis Hernandes Galvan, told me that there’s a possibility for 4 of us to present Digital Art from South East Asia. The invitation came from Faculty de Artes of Universidad Autonoma Estadio de Mexico (UAEM) – Faculty of Art UAEM in Toluca, Mexico. So, the project started with Luis, Anne-Marie Schleiner , Debbie Ding and me to give a series of workshops and exhibition in Toluca, Mexico.