Marlowe Bandem


Country: Indonesia

Marlowe Bandem is a DJ, cyclist, manager of two micro-banks and Vice Chairman of Widya Dharma Shanti Foundation which oversees STIKOM Bali, the island’s largest ICT college. He is part of the Bali 1928 research team which, led by ethnomusicologist Dr Edward Herbst, is repatriating Bali’s earliest music recordings, films and photographs, from international archives, libraries, universities and personal collections.

Marlowe Bandem adalah seorang DJ, pengendara sepeda, manajer dua bank mikro dan Wakil Ketua Widya Dharma Shanti Foundation yang mengawasi STIKOM Bali, perguruan tinggi pariwisata terbesar di pulau Bali. Ia adalah bagian dari tim riset Bali tahun 1928 yang dipimpin oleh etnomusikolog Dr Edward Herbst, yang berhasil mengembalikan rekaman musik, film, dan foto yang pertama diproduksi di Bali dari arsip internasional, perpusatakaan, universitas, dan koleksi pribadi.

Appearing in

Main Program: Hidden Bali

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Main Program: Still the Morning of the World?

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