[instrument | installation] Nadalaut: As Above So Bellow for Instrument Builders Project – NGV, Melbourne, AU. A collaboration with Dale Gorfinkel.

If you think of a resonator, it resonates differently depending on its’ shapes and size. Naturally, they also oscillate to some frequencies with greater amplitude than at others. As shape and size of human ear canals and cochlea (ear organ) vary between individuals and (of course) vary between species, does this affects our sensitivities on certain tones of sounds? Or maybe it also affects our taste in music? These are the basic questions of the instrument, Nadalaut. Continue reading

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.

IBP: Squaresynth [workshop] at MediaLab Melbourne, Australia

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Squaresynth module kit for DIY electronic workshop in MediaLab Melbourne

As part of the public program of The Instrument Builders Project in Melbourne Australia, I conducted a workshop on DIY electronic synthesizer making. The workshop was using Squaresynth module and I gave it along with Benjamin Kolaitis and Lintang Raditya. The workshop is hosted by MediaLab Melbourne. Photo documentation bellow.

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[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 Builders Project [performance] in Muslihat – OK. Video Festival 2013

A performance I did with Wukir Suryadi as part of “The Instrument Builders Project” participation for Muslihat | OK. Video Festival 2013. The performance was conducted in the Conference Room of Galeri Nasional Indonesia (Indonesia National Gallery) after a session of discussion, led by Kristi Monfries (the curator of this project) and moderated by Leonhard Bartolomeus (ruangrupa).

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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<<].