Middle Classes, New Media and Indie Networks in Post Authoritarian Indonesia

  • Heryanto, Ariel (Primary Investigator)
  • Baulch, Emma (Co-Investigator)

    Project Details


    This project will document and critically analyse the activities of a digitally-equipped generation of urban middle class Indonesians in shaping public culture. The project shall focus on 'indie' (for independent) networks, sites of the production and consumption of films and music that makes intensive use of new media technologies. The project promises the first in depth study of the wider socio-political significance of the boom in self-produced media in Indonesia at a time when post-authoritarianism and the digital age coincide. It shall be a focused and detailed enquiry into the role of new media in the production of class.
    Effective start/end date1/03/0929/02/12


    • Australian Research Council (ARC): A$300,406.00


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