The most affected individuals were often in closer proximity to the volcano
VOLUNTEERS & COORDINATORS
Those providing assistance were often mobile between affected areas and towns
Businesses and others residing further away were temporarily affected
“I thought that the eruption would destroy everything. And I was right”
Merapi: Stories from the Volcano is an interactive documentary exploring the 2010 eruption of Mount Merapi, Central Java. Shot on location over 15 days, the project looks at the eruption through the eyes of 21 local and diverse individuals.
Merapi: Stories from the Volcano was initially released as an interactive flash website in 2011, and relaunched as a HTML responsive website in 2020.
Director, Cinematography, Editor, Interactive Designerwww.josephinelie.com
Josephine Lie is a designer with a keen interest for interactive storytelling and Southeast Asia. Josephine has created award-winning short films in Australia and worked as a designer for the BBC and Facebook in London.
Martyn Rees (Supercube Limited)
Digital Interactive Developerwww.supercube.co.uk
Martyn Rees is an interactive developer with over 20 years commercial experience specialising in data visualisation, UI and games for the world's biggest brands.
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