Residency Program

Agus Tri Budiarto (Timbil)

Agus Tri Budiarto (Timbil)

駐村日期:2015/03/23 - 2015/05/18
Environments Art

Agus Tri Budiarto (Timbil) is born in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He is a bio hacking enthusiast, backyard wine producer, cofounder of, and contributor at and initiate experimental food, space and laboratory Sewon FoodLab. Graduated from University of National Development Veteran (UPN-Veteran) majoring in chemical engineering. He has been active with local community practices of Yogyakarta since 2003, focusing his activities as a citizen scientist concerning local ecology issues and biopunk movements. One of his research is the use of owls as natural predators of pest rodents in rice farming in which collaborate with local farmers in the use of this technology, intended to reduce the use of chemical pesticides that are harmful to health and ecosystems, and gradually restore the habitat of the owl. He is the original co-creator of IB: SC, an art and science collaboration project on safe wince fermentation method with Microbiology Department UGM which receive the Transmediale awards in 2011.

Timbil is invite by the Bamboo Curtain Studio for a two months residency. During his residency, he works closely with local elementary and middle school science teacher and provides fun workshops for the students. He demonstrates "the Micam" that turn an inexpensive webcam into an electronic microscope that allows the students to study the microorganism of the Plum Tree Creek. For the middle school, he creates the fish caller workshop for students to test out on the Plum Tree Creek.

Collaborative Organization

Bamboo Curtain Studio Green Art International Project (Funds by: Ministry of Culture of the Republic of China (Taiwan), The Emerald Initiative-Grants for Cultural Exchanges and Collaborative Projects with Personnel from Southeast Asia)

Works in residency

Electronic microscope and water testing workshop. Timbil's note: Bamboo Curtain Studio Residensi 2015

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