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lifepatch – citizen initiative in art, science and technology


lifepatch – citizen initiative in art, science and technology: is an independent community-base organization working in creative and appropriate application in the fields of art, science and technology. It’s an organization run by multi-disciplinary people that reflects the active local creative community and the confluence of academic institutions of higher education in Yogyakarta in Central Java. In its’ activities, lifepatch focused on educative and artistic approaches for the communities by developing appropriate creative and innovative technologies such as biotechnology, digital technology with the spirit of DIY and DIWO culture. lifepatch mission is to aid the development of local human and natural resources by building bridges of domestic and international collaboration platform which give open access for anyone to the sources of the research and development.


lifepatch members for geekfest 2012 in bandung indonesia

lifepatch was founded in 26 March 2012 by several people with different discipline background and practices. This made lifepatch have a strong interdisciplinary characteristic in their activities. Even though the organization is still new, the collaoration between them have been established for years. The current member of lifepatch are:

  1. Agus Tri Budiarto
  2. Agung Firmanto
  3. Budi Prakosa
  4. Andreas Siagian
  5. Nur Akbar Arofatullah
  6. Adhari Donora
  7. Arief Wicaksono
  8. Ferial Afiff


As an organization, lifepatch have made several collaborations with both formal or non-formal organization/institution/communities. This collaborations were build for mutual respect and benefit of each sides who conducted the activities. Several of our collaborators are:

  1. Microbiology Laboratory of Agricultural Institute Gadjah Mada University Yogyakarta
  2. – an international community focused on open source biological art, DIY Biology and Generic Lab Equipment
  3. Cantigi Indonesia – a community of environmental activist in Yogyakarta
  4. Otakatik Creative – a hackerspace working on creative use of recycled waste, based in Yogyakarta

lifepatch HQ – Bugisan


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