Tedi En

OneBeat 2016 Fellow

Multi-Instrumentalist, Percussionist

Jatiwangi, Indonesia

Inspired by the trade of his rural hometown (Jatiwangi is a leading producer of tile and ceramics),Tedi En began organizing large-scale orchestras featuring his own handmade clay instruments including guitars, wind instruments and gamelan percussion. He has toured across Indonesia as a composer and performer with numerous ensembles including Hanyaterra, The People Clay and Genteng Genteng Ensemble. Tedi is also the lead organizer of Jatiwangi Art Factory, a socially engaged nonprofit dedicated to experimental and participatory art techniques as well as the Ceramics Music Festival. He has won numerous awards for his community arts work including prestigious honors from the United Nations and Indonesian Ministry of Tourism.