Roundup: Multimedia Blogging & Podcasting Workshop @ r-ICT / Portable.MediaLab
August 13, 2007, 8:45 am
Filed under: News, Projects

By Ryan Koesuma (

Just finishes the workshop this afternoon. It turned up to be a meaningful experience. What I thought was gonna be a simple and casual Q&A (based on what Gustaff described to me before) turned up to be a really really serious seminar in a meeting room. I was panicked as shit, since I didn’t really prepared any arranged materials. So I had to improvised and let the adrenaline and narcissism do the talking. On the other hand, beside the mumbling habit, I think I do fine.

About 50 people or so showed up, the meeting room is quite full. The crowd varies, from highschool students to middle-aged citizens. I didn’t noticed that much. But there were no questions at all in sessions, only after that people started coming to me to ask for questions. I guess it’s a normal habit for the people here.

Thanks to Gustaff, Reina, Mbak Nunung, Bram and the rest of the folks. I hope someday we could do something like this again.

If you haven’t come to the conference, please come, there will be a screen print workshop by Luki, VJ workshop by Niang, and music-making workshop by Dina, also performances by Polyester Embassy and Rock N Roll Mafia this afternoon.


Portable.MediaLab At r-ICT 2007
August 13, 2007, 8:43 am
Filed under: News, Projects

Portable Medialab - click to enlarge

Common Room Networks Foundation in collaboration with monikceltic & FFWD Records presents:


At r-ICT 2007 (International Conference on Rural Information and Communication Technology 2007) / Digital Culture Exhibition
AULA BARAT ITB, 6-7 August 2007

Portable.MediaLab is being initiated to host several projects & activities in the public sphere in order to develop network of creative resources/ knowledge in the public domain. Portable.Medialab program & activities consist of:

  • DIY Media Workshop: Short training on ‘how to’ produce/distribute information & knowledge with simple medium and technology that is embedded in our daily life & surroundings. (ZINE, podcasting, blogging, etc.)
  • Video Screening: Showing wide range of video works, started from music videos, short films, experimental videos, etc. This program will engage local video artists, besides showing some works from regional and international artist/film producer.
  • Live Performance: Street music/sound/visual performance that present some work from young artists/collective.

Program Schedule:
Media Experimentation (6-7 August 2007)
Video Streaming Project (6-7 August 2007, in collaboration with TV KAMPUS & USDI-ITB)
DIY Media Workshop (7 August 2007):

  • Multimedia Blogging
  • Podcasting
  • Graphic Design
  • Screen Printing

Multimeda Performance (7 August 2007)

Participating artists & collective:

*More information & workshop submission please call Nunung at +62.22.70800620, or visit us at:

Common Room
Jl. Kyai Gede Utama 8
Bandung 40132
West Java – Indonesia


**This project is also supported by ANA – Arts Network Asia (, group of independent artist, cultural workers and arts activists primarily from Southeast Asia that encourages collaboration initiated or site in Asia and carried out together with Asian artists.

r-ICT Program Schedule:

Monday, 6 August 2007

  • 08.30 – 09.00
    Opening r-ICT, Digital Culture Exhibition, Launching ITB-TV
  • 09.30 – 11.00
    Workshop Program: Thumbdigital
  • 11.00 – 11.45
    Collaborative Performance: Terah and Pandhyta
  • 13.00 – 15.00
    Wayang Golek Performance: Dadan Sunandar Sunarya (Puppet Master)

Tuesday, 7 August 2007

  • 09.00 – 10.30
    Thumbdigital Screening
  • 10.30 – 12.00
    Workshop Program: Multimedia Blogging and Podcasting
  • 12.00 – 13.30
    Workshop Program: Graphic Design
  • 13.30 – 15.00
    Workshop Program: Screen Printing
  • 15.00 – 15.45
    Music Performance: Polyester Embassy
  • 15.45 – 16.30
    Music Performance: RNRM

Get it [W]all Project 2007/ Yogyakarta – Indonesia
July 3, 2007, 11:28 am
Filed under: Archive, News, Projects

Get it [W]all Project 2007 initially started with the invitation to the French based in Singapore artist Agathe de Bailliencourt for a residency in Yogyakarta with whom she will be collaborating with Arie Diyanto and other local artists from Yogyakarta, Bandung and Jakarta.

Besides Ari Dyanto (Yogyakarta), Aram (Jakarta) and Gustaff H. Iskandar (Bandung), this project are also partcipated by young artists from Yogyakarta; including Wedhar Riyadi, Iwan Effendi, Diki Leos, Hendra he..he, Iyok Prayogo, Tanggul Nusantara, Uji Handoko a.k.a. Hahan, Love Hate Love, Deka, Indun, Eko Didik Codit Sukowati, Farid Chicks and Lads, Terra Bajraghosa, etc.

This project are supported by CCF – Jakarta, CCF – Bandung, LIP Yogyakarta, & Common Room Networks Foundation

Video Production
Gustaff H. Iskandar
Reza Mohamad Iqbal

Music Score
Bomb da Town
Written, performed & produced by DubYouth (Yogyakarta/ Indonesia)

Produced by Bandung Center for New Media Arts/ Common Room Networks Foundation 2007

Video Graffiti Project/Bandung – Indonesia
May 21, 2007, 1:40 pm
Filed under: Archive, Documentation, Performance, Projects, Video/Animation

In Sunday (20/05/07) we decided to run a video graffiti project in five random places in Bandung – Indonesia (Regent Parking Space, Cikapundung, Viaduct, Jembatan Pasupati & Paskal Hypersquare). This project is presenting a multimedia performance by RNRM (Hendra, Ekky & Kanya), Biosampler/UVG (Niang & Megadeth) & Mocko. This project is made possible by support & initiative from Bandung Center for New Media Arts/Common Room Networks Foundation, FF/WD Records, Electrokiller Corps. & Lucky Strike. Visit this link to view slideshow.

Flashback: The Rhizome Project/2002/Jakarta/Indonesia
May 1, 2007, 4:55 pm
Filed under: Archive, Documentation, Projects

The Rhizome Project

In April ’till June 2002, The British Council Jakarta and Bandung Center for New Media Arts organized a workshop and exhibition located at The Library of The British Council Jakarta. Young artists from Bandung and Jakarta were invited to explore and respond the library space for two months working-period. The opening presented Biosampler, a collective multimedia-performance group from Bandung.

Participating artists:
Adi Cumi
Andri Moch.
Anggun Priambodo
Arief Tousiga
Dewi Aditya
Gustaff H. Iskandar
Hendi Hendarsyah
Hendry Foundation
Indra Ameng
J.D. Avianto
Puji Siswanti
Siti Nazariah

More info:

Get it (W)all!, Yogyakarta – Indonesia
January 30, 2007, 4:35 am
Filed under: News, Projects

Project participants having discussion at the French Cultural Center, Yogyakarta - Indonesia

The idea behind the development of this project started with the invitation to the French based in Singapore artist Agathe de Bailliencourt for a residency in Yogyakarta with whom she will be collaborating with Arie Diyanto and other local artists from Yogyakarta, Bandung and Jakarta. CCF of Jakarta and Bandung were immediately interested to support an artist from their respective cities to take part in the project and inviting Aram from Jakarta (street artist) and Gustaff H. Iskandar from Bandung (media artist/researcher) for the video documentation on the process. More information about the project please visit this link.

Flashback: The Third Asia-Europe Art Camp 2005
January 20, 2007, 11:06 am
Filed under: Projects

The Third Asia-Europe Art Camp 2005 participants & facilitators, while having excursion at FSRD - ITB.

The Third Asia-Europe Art Camp 2005 participants & facilitators, while having excursion at FSRD-ITB. The Third Asia-Europe Art Camp on artists’ initiatives and new media arts is co-organized by The Asia-Europe Foundation & Bandung Center for New Media Arts. Held in Bandung – Indonesia, 4 – 12 August 2005.

The Third Asia Europe Art Camp 2005 participants & facilitators as follows:
Standing from the right: Nadia Rizky Yuliani (ID), Monica Ary K. (ID), Kathrin Oberrauch (IT/DE), Annabele Aw (SG), Alice Miceli (IT/BR), Gustaff H. Iskandar (ID), Rob van Kranenburg (NL), Yogie Achmad Ginanjar (ID), Kevin Dooley (UK/AT), Juraj Sukop (SK), Akos Maroy (HU), Nanna Debois Buhl (DK), Emma Lewis (UK), Charissa Delima aka Nyonyo (ID), Dimas Arif Nugroho (ID).

Sitting from the right: Naw San (MM), Gu Jinhui (CN), Valentine de Priester (FR), Suddhabrata Sengupta (IN), Ida Blekeli (FI), Lotte Meijer (NL), Manuelle Ouelet de Abreu Freire (PT), Sophie Fenyuezi (HU), Rael Artel (EE), Marie le Sourd (FR), Clarissa “Lisa” Chikiamco (PH), Park Sohyeon aka Sonny (KR), Rani Ravenina (ID), Nareerat Sompong aka Chompoo (TH), Eric Pauhrizi (ID), Goh Sze Ying (MY), Pracamkong Pongpaiboon aka Kiao (TH).

Related information about The Third Asia Europe Art Camp 2005 please visit this link.