Smoking with Cigarettes Wedding [visual projection]

When I was in Pekanbaru, Riau, Sumatra, I met El, a guy who used active in underground movement of Yogyakarta. He was about my age and even tho his face looks familiar, we never actually talked when he was still in Yogyakarta. And it was ages ago, like back in 1998-2002. So anyway, he now live in Pekanbaru and have a band called Cigarettes Wedding.

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collaborative performance for dislocate 2009, Tokyo Japan

In one of Dislocate’09 program, a performance session is being held presenting several local artists from Japan and residency artists in Dislocate’09 – Mediations of Locality. In this session I have a chance to meet Kanno So, a media artist from Japan that I met during in Yogyakarta. After a nice reunion, Kanno and I arrange to create a simple audio-visual collaboration for the performance at Loop Line, Sendagaya, Tokyo, Japan, where the performance session will be held.

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collaborative performance for cellsonic 2009


A collaborative performance in cellSONIC dedicated to commemorate a very influential figure in Yogyakarta Art scene. Sapto Raharjo (+), known as senior artist and founding figure in contemporary gamelan music have become an inspiration to the young artists and musician in Yogyakarta and Indonesia. This performance event was held in forms of a concert as a small token of appreciation and admiration to Sapto Raharjo.

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pure data patches PIDIP for visual

A pure data patch created for visual jockeying purpose. This patch is created by mixing native pure data objects with several chosen PDP (Pure data is Definitely in Pieces) objects. Basically PDP objects uses Quicktime player and open GL in macintosh OS X as medium to display the outputs. This patch however, has been modified to be user friendly as it could be learn and control easily for VJing purpose.

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squareGEM – pd patch

This patch could be use for visual purpose interacting with sound input in computer. Using basic objects from pure data, the patch could manipulate basic objects such as square, triangle, cube, sphere, etc. The visual outputs of the patch will be vary depending on the sound input and also user’s control on the patch. This patch is actually my favorite since it was developed with a simple concept on generating object using pure data. However, this patch is not user friendly to those of you unfamiliar with pure data Continue reading

live visual toys at LIP [performance]

An sound performance between MIDIjunkie and Electrocore, and an experimental visual performance by vjnumberone held at Culture Centre France de Yogyakarta (LIP) for a video screening event by Denis Brun. Denis Brun is a video artist from France that displayed all the works he have been creating in the LIP gallery. The performance itself took at the auditorium of LIP in February 2007.

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VJing in hello disco

Hello Disco is a music event held by Energy Room, a DJ clan in Yogyakarta. In this event, Energy Room gathered domestic DJs from all over Indonesia to entertain Yogyakarta’s Dance Music Scene. In this Visual jockeying, we simply use a CCTV for a spy camera which can be easily bought nowadays. With a very generic equipment, we try to explore the aesthetic visual composition between analogue objects using affordable digital technology.

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football game for visual? [performance]

Got bored with playing the usual way. One of our friends just bought a new console and everyone can’t wait to get their hands on it. Since we already said yes to the invitation to trip in, an electronic music event organized by Energy Room, we might as well “play” while we “play”. A visual composition using several animation movies, and of course a football game while we’re jockeying.