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  • Survival of the Fittest

    “They say that the best blaze burns brightest, when circumstances are at their worst” —Howl’s Moving Castle, a film by Hayao Miyazaki Creative, an adjective in Indonesian, the dictionary translates it as follows: “Relating to, or involving imagination or original ideas, especially in the realm of the creation of a work of artistic value”. While […]

  • Creative Collaboration For Social Change

    In human beings pent up answers regarding various issues in the real world Socrates CreativeNET is initiative work of HIVOS Southeast Asia, Indie Bandung Research and CCES (Center for Civic Engagement and Studies) Yogyakarta to facilitate social change through creative process toward structural problems faced by the community. Amid the weakness of the government ability […]

  • Community Choose Creative Way

    “Our village is so dark and murky. We want to make this village alight, so that people know there is life down here,” said Mr. Miskam, a villager of Ledok Code village, in Code riverbanks. Now with about 40 lanterns, people of Ledok Code village do not only watch the luxury of hotels’ lights that […]

  • Young Successor of Barns of Life

    Give me ten youth Certainly I’ll rock the world (Soekarno) That night, young people who are members of Padepokan Kyai Suluh were gathering. They called their fellow villagers who were sailing in the waters of South Sulawesi. Laughter with nostalgia was coloring that long-distance call. This atmosphere implies ironic fact that the young of the […]

  • Vulnerability of Residents’ Living Space in Villages and Cities

    In early April 1986, a protest over the government’s decision that would evict villages along the riverbank of Code River resonated surprisingly throughout the country. Romo Mangun who led a protest backed by intellectuals, humanists, artists, students and NGO activists, denied the reasons of the government officials and technocrats who believe that the eviction is […]

  • Community Choose Creative Way

    “Our village is so dark and murky. We want to make this village alight, so that people know there is life down here,” said Mr. Miskam, a villager of Ledok Code village, in Code riverbanks. Now with about 40 lanterns, people of Ledok Code village do not only watch the luxury of hotels’ lights that […]