Conversation and Discussion

​Resonances & Fractures – Cairo / Kuala Lumpur / Yogyakarta

Nadah el Shazly

Tue, 09.10.2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ruang Mes 56

Jl. Mangkuyudan No.53
55143 Yogyakarta


Language: English, Indonesian
Price: Free and open to the public
+62 21 23550208-116

Speakers: Nadah El Shazly, Sudarshan Chandra Kumar
Moderator: Grace Samboh

This talk explores and contrasts music aesthetics, scenes, and the daily life of musicians in Cairo, Kuala Lumpur, and Yogyakarta. What kinds of challenges do they face with respect to local audiences, venues, scenes & networks, traditions, and sociopolitical climates? Does their local experience and heritage influence their music practice? What kind of cultural or historical connections exist between Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Middle East?