RODA RODA SOUNDSYSTEM
In 2010 Lichen Kelp, Jason Heller, Lucreccia Quintinella and Dylan Martorell formed Roda Roda a community bike art group that worked with local bike enthusiasts in Jogjakarta, Indonesia and which culminated in a 400+ people strong parade through the streets around the Alun Alun.
The Roda Roda crew came together after becoming inspired both by the local arts scene and the Jogjakarta bicycle culture when visiting for the South Project in October 2009.
We put together our skills and created the ultimate disco bike resplendent with speakers car battery powered amp, rainbow hued flags and flowers and multiple tunes from all over the world. We then rode our soundsystem bike along the streets of Jogja.
We realised that there was potential to return and continue this neighbourly conversation and celebratory cultural exchange. Roda Roda Soundsystem are very grateful for the opportunity of working with the local sound, art and bicycle communities.
Roda Roda received funding from Arts Victoria as well as the Australia Indonesia Institute.
Everyone had smiles from ear to ear as we rode alongside hundreds of fellow bike riders through the streets of Jogja.