|Education Focus Program (EFP)|
Education Focus Program (EFP), is a curriculum of every HONF activities that is innovated responding the global situations and conditions in Indonesia. EFP concentrate on interdisciplinary knowledge exchanges and collaborations in critical analysis towards local and global issues and creating innovative ideas to seek solutions toward it. EFP main objective is to build a modern mind and mentality of society by bridging art, science and technology that is useful in processing local potentials into beneficial outputs for the society based on human uses and urgent needs. In the implementation of EFP programs, HONF use Open-Community form, a methodology that invites local communities in Yogyakarta to take various roles accordingly to their ability and competency, which allows them to be involved in the activities with HONF acted as navigator. This method is chosen, as community is a primary working method that is used by the society in Indonesia at the present time. It is also enabling EFP to be a generic infrastructure that enhance and amplify the dissemination of knowledge to involving communities and wide range society. EFP programs are presented in informal educative platforms that are accessible by the society to overcome the current Infrastructures and curriculum of overall education system in Indonesia that is far from efficient.
Open-community, HONF methodology in implementing EFP to Yogyakarta society is mostly concerned to the needs of cross-collaborative actions responding to technology development and practical use in daily life. Inadequate infrastructure and conditions in Indonesia especially in terms of technological usage and working methods has created innovative responds from the society. Sustainable actions were done to systematically expand or convert accessible technology to be used as multifunctional and cross-functional tools. By working in diversity as a unity, open-community enrich innovative ideas and creations; enlarge educational scopes in a flexible working methodology.
The house of natural fiber / HONF, yogyakarta new media art laboratory program :
Community-base is the most appropriate method responding the needs of cross-collaborative works between communities to overcome inadequate and the lack of governmental support and other domestic and/or international in organizing the festivals. Cellsbutton is the first and only international media art festival in Indonesia that focuses on interdisciplinary education field. It has became EFP primary instrument to provide the proper dissemination of knowledge, information and networking through media art for the society in Indonesia especially Yogyakarta; a special province that contain great deal potential of intellectuality and a center for Indonesian higher education.
Introduction to Media Art
Exploring + Gathering Local & International Resource
2002 - 2004
The communities and/or institutions that intensively involved in the realization of EFP are :