Vernakularisasi tradisi lama Folk Song dan Rata-Lolo sebagai solusi tidur nyeyak.

Di beberapa minggu ini saya memiliki masalah tidur pada malam hari, hal ini tentunya seringkali dialami banyak orang, salah satu solusinya adalah dengan pilihan browsing dengan bermain smart-phone , apakah kebiasaan ini membantu aku (kita) untuk bisa tidur nyenyak? Ataukah perlu adanya vernakularisasi, menghidupkan kembali kebiasaan folk-song, atau cerita dongeng yang diceritakan sebagai solusi, menghiburContinue reading “Vernakularisasi tradisi lama Folk Song dan Rata-Lolo sebagai solusi tidur nyeyak.”

Glance-back the tradition of All Souls’ Day: How do we celebrate it in Tutuala?

Sitting outside in my little gazebo, enjoying the peaceful atmosphere and quiet streets of Palapaso, Dili, it evokes my desire to write something about all souls’ day. Not because I feel lonely, nor because everyone going back to the village on vacation and celebrates this special day with their families, but maybe this is alsoContinue reading “Glance-back the tradition of All Souls’ Day: How do we celebrate it in Tutuala?”

My journey with the Mamout team on the Cilengkrang-Mountain

Around February 29th, at 5.30 pm, I joined the Mamout team, trekking-up the Cilengkrang-Bandung mountain. It is near the Ciliunye area, West Java, Indonesia. The journey started from the Grapiks office to Cilengkrang mountain took one hour. The team consists of five people; three staff from the Grapiks foundation and two other guests (me andContinue reading “My journey with the Mamout team on the Cilengkrang-Mountain”