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 after 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 first chapter introduces its namesake inhabitant. Creating wearable memories of Javanese myths.



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