The Instrument Builders Project is collaboration project between Australian and Indonesian sound artist/instrument builders
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Sounds from the cage

Sounds from the cage
(by Dale Gorfinkel) At customs, on arrival back in Australia, I took the ‘Nothing to Declare’ queue because it seemed to be moving faster. People generally like things to move faster, right? Customs checks traveller’s bags for items containing wood, plant and skin or animal materials. This is to protect local agriculture. Meanwhile, petroleum based products,...

Reflections on connections

Reflections on connections
or Why join this to that to do this or that, or indeed anything at all? (by Peter Blamey) Since the IBP ended I’ve been trying to get a handle on a few significant things about connectivity, materials and context that occurred to me during the course of the project, but it’s proving to be...

A model for mass and explosion

A model for mass and explosion
Jompet Kuswidananto A model for mass and explosion, 2014 hands, saw, knife, motors, mosquito zapper  

A studio For machine and gamelan

A studio For machine and gamelan
Jompet Kuswidananto A studio For machine and gamelan, 2014 motor, gendèr bars, wires, metal frame

Use, Reuse

Use, Reuse
Bagus Pandega Use, Reuse, 2014 recycled LED lights, sensor devices

Auto Gendèr

Auto Gendèr
Mas Bowo Auto Gendèr, 2014 gendèr bars, resonators, motorised gambang striker, sensor devise, metal frame.

Swayamvara

Swayamvara
Dale Gorfinkel, Peter Blamey Swayamvara, 2014 projector, shadow puppet, kropek container, motors, solar panels, amplifier

Savage Pencil

Savage Pencil
Jompet Kuswidananto, Peter Blamey, Dale Gorfinkel Savage Pencil, 2014 mosquito zapper, desk, pencil, sheet metal

between two trees, between two ears

between two trees, between two ears
(By Caitlin Franzmann) One of the folklores identified with the Alun Alun Kidul is masangin, the ritual of walking through the twin banyan trees blindfolded. It is believed that those having pure hearts can walk directly through the two sacred trees...

Anemos

Anemos
Wukir Suryadi, Bagus Pandega Anemos, 2014 windmill, sensor devices, bamboo