Researching Indonesian music and theatre has become a family concern for three Monash researchers.
Dr Karen Kartomi Thomas, an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow of the Performance Research Unit in the Centre for Theatre and Performance, her mother Professor Margaret Kartomi from the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, and her daughter Jesse Thomas, a second- year arts student, have recently returned from conducting ethnographic theatre-based research in the Indonesian islands of Riau.
“It is not unusual to have three generations of researchers in the one family, but to have three all with interest in the same field and region is very unusual,” Dr Thomas said.
“We have all grown to love the culture of Indonesia. We are able to combine this interest into collaborative research projects.”
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