This February, we took the word “lingkar” from the Indonesian language as its theme. We didn’t mention the word lingkar a lot this month, at least not in its literal meaning. However, through this editorial note, I can extract the idea of “lingkar” from our previous contents.

(un)Covering Melanin

An exhibition by Irma Fadhila exposes how colourism and eurocentric beauty ideals affect the People of Colour, in this case the PoC of Southeast Asian heritage. 

A Book Full of Questions Offers Passages to Conversations

Circadian, a Berlin-based independent publishing house releases a book that invites you to explore different versions of yourself.

Live Improvisation by Bintang Manira & Morgan Sully

Kaum Festival that we held last year was an amazing moment where many souls met each other, anew or for the first time. Not long after the festival, Bintang Manira -who performed in the festival- and Morgan Sully -who was one of the DJs at the after party- gathered together and spent an afternoon to make some music. Watch the video to enjoy 20+ minutes of fascinating sonic exploration.

Lokarasa Photo Series by Dico Baskoro

We would like to invite you to revisit the track that became the central theme of the upcoming collaboration project by L_KW, Rabih Beaini of Morphine Records, Senyawa, and Soydivision: Kiamat.

About Empathy Supper


Tentang Empathy Supper

Makna tanpa Makna

Artist Talks


We talked with the casts and crew of Wartakwarsa project via Zoom conference to talk about their latest project. Watch the video above to find out about the casts and crews’ background as well as the origin, development and the future of the project.


We talked with Bilawa Respati and Ariel Orah about their performance “GAUNG” in Ballhaus Naunynstraße.

Aryati Listening Session

On the opening day of INTERSPACE COLLECTIVE’s debut exhibition (04.02.2022), Soydivision Berlin hosted “Aryati” Listenting & Discourse Session. This session marked the first introduction of our current flagship project “Aryati” to the public.

Through the Looking Glass by Mega Liyanti

The Revelry of the Gods that Went Down in Gaung

This article is the author’s response to the “Concert Lecture” entitled “Gaung” by Bilawa Respati and Ariel Orah on February 13, 2022 at Ballhaus Naunynstrasse.

Pesta Pora Dewa-Dewa yang Memecah di Gaung

Tulisan ini merupakan tanggapan penulis atas “Concert Lecture” bertajuk “Gaung” oleh Bilawa Respati dan Ariel Orah pada tanggal 13 Februari 2022 di Ballhaus Naunynstrasse.

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Semar Kentut

Semar Kentut

Semar is a character in Javanese mythology who frequently appears in wayang shadow plays amidst clouds (and sounds) of flatulence. He is one of the punokawan, but is in fact divine and very wise.