Sang Penangkap Hantu

Sang Penangkap Hantu Menunggu Kita Untuk Mau Rekonsiliasi dengan Masa Lalu Melalui esainya kali ini, Iman Fattah menuliskan mengenai pengalamannya mengunjungi museum pembantaian massal di Kamboja sembari melihat kembali pada bagaimana kita masih gagal dalam menemukan titik temu dengan kasus di masa lalu. Tentang bagaimana hantu di masa lalu sering membuat kita terjebak pada ketakutan […]

Rupa Suara 04: Perkatimbung Beru Tarigan Ngasa Gendang Silenguri, North Sumatra

Location: Gong Pinto, Berastagi, North Sumatra Sound: Gendang kulcapi (also called gendang telu sedalanen) Photo: Aural Archipelago Documentation Electroacoustic composition, sound design, mixed and mastered by Iman Fattah. Traditionally, gendang kulcapi was played as a crucial element of rituals rooted in this traditional belief system. Most importantly, the music is tied to the still-practiced ritual […]

Rupa Suara 03: Bebalu Bajang (Young Widow) – Selober Mouth Harp, Lombok

(Recordings by Palmer Keen and Jo Lamont, Mixed and Mastered by Jo himself) Photo: Aural Archipelago documentation New Composition and sound design by Iman Fattah Location: Pengadangan, Pringgasela District, East Lombok Sound: Selober (also spelled slober) *Note: this is an audio focused composition with lots of details, headphones or decent speaker is advised.   Unlike most of […]

Kau Tarikan Ombak

Today is World Poetry Day. I hereby present to you a teaser from our upcoming project called “Pusaran”, a spoken words sonification collaboration between me, Asep Rachman Muchlas and Donny Romo. This project is based and built from poetry and later developed to include other forms of artistic mediums such as illustrations, comic book and […]

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Music and Society

Setelah mengikuti kelas dari bulan Januari, akhirnya saya berhasil menyelesaikan kursus online dan lulus dengan nilai baik.  Kursus online ini digagas oleh Prof. Dr. M.A. Cobussen & Hafez Ismaili M’Hamdi dari Universiteit Leiden & University of the Arts The Hague di platform Coursera dengan topik “Music and Society”. Topik yang sangat penting untuk saya dalam […]