Noble Wave for Instrument Builders Project – NGV, Melbourne, AU

Another collaboration with Pia Van Gelder and Michael Candy, this time with Lintang Radittya joins the collaboration. Still exploring a site specific works, this “2nd MOS” is a performative journey to explore the hills of Australia. More info in IBP site here.

[residency] The Instrument Builders Project – NGV, Melbourne Australia 2014

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Curator Kristi Monfries and Joel Stern with the studio residency artists of The Instrument Builders Project 3rd Iteration in National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne 2014

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<<]].

[instrument/installation] The Instrument Builders Project Exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Australia

Andreas Siagian playing Glassbell, The Instrument Builders Project in NGV Melbourne

Playing Glassbell, The Instrument Builders Project exhibition opening in NGV Melbourne, Australia, 1 November 2014

During 1 – 23 November I participated as exhibiting artist in The Instrument Builders Project Exhibition at National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Australia. This exhibition presents selected works from the two iterations of the project done in Yogyakarta. Exhibiting artists in this exhibition are: Peter Blamey, Mas Wibowo, Michael Candy, Caitlin Franzmann, Dale Gorfinkel, Jompet Kuswidananto, Dylan Martorell, Andreas Siagian, Wukir Suryadi, Tintin Wulia, Asep Nata.

Mountain Operated Synth (MOS) a collaboration with Michael Candy (AU), Pia Van Gelder (AU); along with Glassbell a collaboration with Asep Nata and me are two collaboration works that was selected as part of the exhibition. . More information about can be found in IBP website [[>>here<<]].

Mountain Operated Syntheizer – [article] written by Ili Tulloch on Jakarta Globe

Jakarta Globe - Australian, Indonesian Artists Make Music of Mount Merapi by Ili Tulloch

An article on Jakarta Globe about Mountain Operated Synthesizer, written with the title “Australian, Indonesian Artists Make Music of Mount Merapi”, written by Ili Tulloch. The article posted in Jakarta Globe can be read [>>here<<].

[installation/instrument] MOS – an instrument for Merapi

Mountain Operated Synthesizer

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.

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