In January 2015, the Music Archive of Monash University hosted the Second International Symposium on the Malay Musical Arts of Indonesia’s Riau Islands (SIRI). The symposium was held from 14 – 16 January at Monash University, Clayton Campus.
SYMPOSIUM THEME: The Changing Identity and Sustainability of the Music-Cultures and Worldviews of the Riau Islands’ Sedentary Malays and Sea Nomads/ Perubahan Identitas dan Kelanjutan Budaya Musik dan Pandangan Hidup Orang Melayu Tetap dan Orang Suku Laut di Kepri
SUB-THEME: Sound, Body Movement and Hierarchy in the Arts of the Riau Archipelago
The Symposium featured a Special Exhibition of Indonesia’s Malay Arts which was officially opened by the Victorian Consul-General of Indonesia, Ibu Dewi Savitri Wahab at 4pm on 14 January.
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Margaret Kartomi receives major award in Indonesia
Monash Arts ethnomusicologist, Professor Margaret Kartomi, was flown to Jakarta last week to receive the ‘Piagam Penghargaan Kebudayaan’ (Certificate of Cultural Appreciation award) from the Indonesian Minister of Education and Culture, Muhadjir Effendy.
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Professor Kartomi’s article published in: The Fighting Art of Pencak Silat and Its Music
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Exhibition of Rare Javanese Wayang Kulit Puppets: September – October, 2015
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Carl Linger, The Complete Songs
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The Repository of Indonesian Arts (RIA)
The Repository of the Indonesian Arts (RIA) is a physical and digital collection of recordings, art objects, photographs and writings on the music, dance, theatre and other performing arts of various islands and provinces of Indonesia, including the traditional, ethnographic, endangered, new, and revitalised arts.
Monash Digital Archive of Early Australian Music
A collection of Australian music from the beginnings of colonisation until the mid 20th century.