During the exhibition period of The Instrument Builders Project in National Gallery of Victoria, 4 artists from Australia are working with 3 artists from Indonesia in a studio work to build new instruments as part of the third iteration of The Instrument Builders Project. The studio residency artists are Michael Candy, Dale Gorfinkel, Lintang Radittya, Andreas Siagian, Wukir Suryadi, Pia Van Gelder, Tintin Wulia. More information on the residency can be found in The Instrument Builders Project website [[>>here<<]].
In May 2010, I was chosen as one of the participating communities for Next Wave Festival in Melbourne, Australia. With “No Risk To Great” theme for the festival, our activities will include a residency, workshops and an exhibition throughout the program. Jeff Khan’s statement in Next Wave media release, “What are the real risks of our time, what are the risks worth taking, and what is our role as individuals, and as artists, in relation to them? Where is the line between our own personal, moral and ethical worlds, and the codes and principles which circulate in the broader context of contemporary culture? What is our capacity to draw, hold or cross this line?” With this theme, we are included as one of eleven Artist Run Initiatives (ARIs) which consists five ARIs from Asia and six from Australia.