Lampung seminar a success

Monash School of Music & the Museum for Indonesian Arts

Photo from the Lampung seminar

Saturday 8th September 2012: The seminar was organised by the School of Music Monash University and the Museum for Indonesian Arts. It was part of a larger three-week exhibition on the Indonesian Arts located at the Fo Guang Yuan Gallery in Melbourne city. Papers presented on the various arts of Lampung included such topics as tapis textiles (given by Ibu Irmawan Emir Wisnandar, wife to the Indonesian Consul-General for Victoria and Tasmania, Bp Irmawan Emir Wisnandar), palepai ship-cloths (Nani Pollard, The University of Melbourne), sakura masked theatre (Dr Karen Kartomi Thomas, Monash University), the vocal style of the ‘Pisa’an’ song (Helen Catanchin, Monash University), the musical style of the traditional song ‘Inangku’ (Bronia Kornhauser, Monash University), developments in the cetik kipas dance (Indija Mahjoeddin, Monash University), and Lampung’s musical symbol, the gamolan bamboo xylophone (Professor Margaret Kartomi, Monash University).

Lampung Seminar Program 2012