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Cultural Exchange is about person to person contact, sharing and cultural collaboration. AIAA aims to encourage cultural exchange by publicising art exchanges and requests for involvement. Indonesian visual and performing artists are invited to visit Australia to teach, perform or exhibit and sometimes information about their visits is hard to find. If you are inviting visitors from Indonesia please let us know and we will include the information on this page.

Pictured Right: Topeng Dance in Ubud Bali

Asep Ishak

Asep has accomplished many things in his life. During the 1980's he was Chairman of Harvard English Association of Dago students in Bandung and also Chairman of Malam Seni EXO in 1988 - 1989. He has also been a Personal manager at the Star Meridian Discotheque Pangandaran during 1994-1995. He has also been the stage manager of EMP, Emen Music Production in 1996. He is also very musically talented and has been working on various tour promotional cassettes in various cities. If you would like to talk to him you can email him at

Agus Partiwa

Agus Partiwa is actively involved in theatre and performing arts in Bandung, West Java. He is presently involved in presenting theatre performances with Kelonipole 282, Teatre Alibi, Bandung and ATB Apresiator Teatre, Bandung. He is interested in coming to Australia to teach theatre and Sudanese dance
Contact Agus Partiwa by e-mail

Agustus Nadeak - Member AIAA

Agustus Nadeak is an Entertainer/Singer who performs at entertainment venues, hotels festivals etc Agus is presently performing in Japan and is very interested in coming to Australia in order to share Indonesian music here. He performs songs from Indonesia, especially songs from Batak culture from Sumatra.
Phone: 62 361 286337





"The Band"


Javanese Dancer

Carlos de Haas and Sinta Ravitasari are new AIAA members from Jogjakarta. Their daughter Anita has performed Javanese and Balinese dance at public performances in Australia and Indonesia such as Canberra Festival 1997 and on television appearances.
Anita will be visiting Australia in April and October/November. If you would like to invite Anita to perform please contact Carlos, Sinta and Anita Phone: 62 274 381 349
Carlos and Sinta are also interested in creating opportunities for cultural exchange and providing support for Australian artists visiting Indonesia

Bpk Midiyanto

Bpk Midiyanto is a gamelan teacher and dalang who has recently been teaching gamelan at Lewis & Clark College, Portland Oregon, USA. He is interested in coming to Australia to teach gamelan and is also available to teach people who would like to learn from a dalang who is also English-speaking. He is able to tune the gamelan instruments. He will be in Solo from June to the end of August and is interested in hearing from Australian people who are interested in studying Javanese culture. Please email Bpk Midiyanto:

Bambang Jasnanto

Bambang Jasnanto is a PhD Student in Music Education presently studying in Heidelberg Germany. Bambang is interested in coming to Australia to teach Javanese Gamelan, Singing, Kroncong and Dangdut music.
Contact:Kiai Grinsing Email:

Yanuarius Hari Sinthu

Yanuarius Hari Sinthu is a freelance photographer of theatre, dance and art events. He has been involved in Photography Exhibitions, Performances, Installations, Stage Management and Film. He is interested in cultural exchange and collaboration with Australian artists.