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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 (MAMU) 5 March, 2019
Music Archive of Monash University gifted a traditional Lao Khaen

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.

3 October, 2018
Short film on the music of Indonesia’s Riau Islands screens at Paris film festival

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

24 April, 2018
A rare acquisition for Monash’s music archive believed to be world-first outside of Indonesia

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

29 March, 2018
Margaret Kartomi wins Australia Indonesia Research award

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

15 March, 2018

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)?

13 February, 2017
Margaret Kartomi (right) in traditional Lampung-Indonesian costume with two Indonesian choreographer-awardees holding her cultural award at the ceremony in Jakarta Theatre

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

5 October, 2016
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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

4 October, 2016
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Exhibition of Rare Javanese Wayang Kulit Puppets: September – October, 2015

The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University presented an exhibition of Rare Javanese Wayang Kulit Puppets, prepared by the Music Archive of Monash University

31 July, 2015