wearable memories




Macan Mountain is a place haunted by afterimages of mythical creatures.

Among them is the Javan tiger, also known as Harimau Jawa or Macan (pronounced as ma-chan).

The Macan got lost out of sight in 1976. Humans forced them to flee to mountainous forests, where it vanished into extinction.

Until recently, when reports and rumours suggested a potential resurrection. Did the Javan tiger reappear? Or does tiger media merely reflect the haunting presence of species pushed to extinction?

Macan Mountain's introduces its namesake inhabitant and its sanctuary. Creating wearable memories of Javanese myths.
 

 

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