AN INTERACTIVE DOCUMENTARY
MERAPI
STORIES FROM THE VOLCANO

VILLAGE RESIDENTS

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

WIDER COMMUNITY

Businesses and others residing further away were temporarily affected

ABOUT

“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.

CREDITS

Josephine Lie

Director, Cinematography, Editor, Interactive Designer

www.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 Developer

www.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.

Featuring

  • Puji Winayung Agung
  • Agung Ayu Winanthi
  • Sri Handayani Dewi
  • Wanti L
  • Wignto Suprato
  • Tjipto
  • Sinta Sulistianingsih Padmi
  • Inna Hudaya
  • Uki Darban
  • Endah Susilowati
  • Heru Suparwaka
  • Budhi Hermanto
  • Hardi Wiyono
  • Poniran
  • Yoga Agustrianto
  • Yani Tri Wahyuni
  • Wahyu Nugroho
  • Moki
  • Purdiwiyono
  • Riyanto
  • Woyo

Special Thanks To

  • Dyah Ismoyowati
  • Tri Hariyono
  • Naila NK

CONTACT

RESOURCES

Study Guide

A free teaching resource containing background information, video summaries and classromm activities with accompanying worksheets.

Note: This resource was created for the 2011 version of the website. While the majority of the content is still applicable, some images and curriculum applicability may be out-of-date.