Sonic Entanglements, funded by the Dutch Scientific Research Organization (Nederlands Wetenschappelijk Organisatie – NWO) is headed by dr. meLê yamomo and is embedded at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis and the Department of Theatre Studies at the University of Amsterdam.

The project is a collaboration of archivists, historians, scholars of music, performance, and sound, as well as different academic and cultural institutions working on the different entanglements of sound, audio recording, and colonial histories in and of Southeast Asia.

Meet the people involved in the project:

Project Staff

dr. meLê yamomo, Project Leader/Principal Investigator (University of Amsterdam)

Jean Francis Barcena, Social Media Manager

Thijs van den Geest, Content Manager, Production Assistant

Project Partners

dr. Citra Aryandari (Indonesian Institute of the Arts Yogyakarta)

dr. Jose Semblante Buenconsejo (University of the Philippines)

dr. Elizabeth Enriquez (University of the Philippines Diliman)

dr. Vincent Kuitenbrouwer (University of Amsterdam)

dr. Gerda Lechleitner (International Council for Traditional Music)

Teilhard Paradela (University of British Columbia)

dr. Barbara Titus (University of Amsterdam)