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gang Re:publik indonesia-australia creative adventures
Edited by Alexandra Crosby, Rebecca Conroy, Suzan Piper, Jan Cornall
Designed by makeshift

Published in 2008 by Gang Festival Inc.

ISBN 9 78064650 133 8 (pbk.)

This project has been funded by:

Arts NSW and the City of Sydney

Gang is pleased to announce the launch of gang re:Publik,
a brand new anthology of creative exchange from Indonesia and Australia with 200 pages of previously unpublished essays, stories, conversations and illustrations from over 40 fabulous contributors.

Omi Intan Naomi, Tessa Zettel, Triyanto Triwikromo, Sista Nova, Alison Carroll, Monica Wulff, Jade Dewi, Judith Shelley, Lauren Bain , Emma Baulch, Angie Bexley, Sunanda Creagh, Jemise Anning, Annie Sloman, Arahmaiani, Christina Schott , Sue Ingham , Kirsten Seale, Wulan Dirgantoro, Exi Wijaya, Djuadi, Siobhan Campbell, Rebecca Henschke, Sam Icklow, Cipi Morgan.

Preview some selected pages here.

This is a very limited edition (only 90 more copies available), so order fast! PRICE: AUS$35 + postage
to order books please contact thegang@gangfestival.com with 'book order' in the subject line, and include quantity, address, and method of payment (cheque or direct deposit) in your email.

Gang Festival and creative exchange is an artist-led initiative celebrating the deep links between Indonesian and Australian community arts. Gang Festival takes as its theme the Indonesian word for alleyway. It straddles a dual reference to small roads and particular social groupings; it refers to the space betwixt and between more permanent and conventional roads and roles. In Indonesian communities, ‘gang’, forms a critical artery in Kampung culture, where local trade and communities thrive in close proximity to one another. Gangs also evoke images of crevices, margins, and a rich density of peripheral culture. We also draw from the English meaning of the word to describe an exciting cross-cultural collaboration between a large number of art workers who situate their work on the margins of commercial art practice in Australia and Indonesia.

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