Music Archive of Monash University (MAMU) Presents Concerts at the Monash MPavilion
On the first Sunday of each month from 2–4pm in the Monash MPavilion, the performing arts of the Asian and First Nation Peoples who live in the Monash Clayton area will be performed.
Music Archive of Monash University gifted a traditional Lao Khaen
The Music Archive of Monash University (MAMU) welcomed an exciting new addition to its collection last week, when the Monash Arts faculty was gifted with a traditional Lao mouth organ, known as a Khaen.
Short film on the music of Indonesia’s Riau Islands screens at Paris film festival
Monash Indonesianist, and theatre and music scholar, Dr Karen Thomas and film editor Salvatore Rossano’s short film on the music of Indonesia’s Riau Islands featured at the 2018 Ethnografilm Festival in Paris, France earlier this
A rare acquisition for Monash’s music archive believed to be world-first outside of Indonesia
The Music Archive of Monash University (MAMU) in the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music has received a new set of Indonesian musical instruments, believed to be the first in the world outside Indonesia, bought from Professor Margaret Kartomi‘s
Margaret Kartomi wins Australia Indonesia Research award
Professor of Ethnomusicology at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Professor Margaret Kartomi has won the prestigious research award by the Australia Indonesia Association (AIA), recognising Professor Kartomi’s almost 50 years of
Making Connections with the Music of Wonosobo Indonesia
On Thursday 8 February, Monash University hosted “Making Connections with the Music of Wonosobo in Java's Dieng Plateau: Interdisciplinary Insights around the Bundegan, a Duck-herd's Zither”, a one-day international symposium, exhibition
Revitalising the Musical Arts of Indonesia’s Lampung Province
How does an Indigenous population recover its self-confidence and socio-economic status in Indonesia’s post-authoritarian era (since circa-2000)?
Margaret Kartomi receives major award in Indonesia
Monash Arts ethnomusicologist Professor Margaret Kartomi has received the 2016 Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture's prestigious Penghargaan Kebudayaan (Cultural Awards – Foreign Individuals category), one of only three
Monash University launches Material Arts of Aceh exhibition as part of ICCE Aceh Conference
On September 26, Dr Megan Power of the Australia-Indonesia Centre opened a new exhibition of the Material Arts of Aceh, titled Keuneubah Indatu (“Aceh’s Cultural Heritage”), as part of the 15-day International Conference and