A film focusing on the efforts of BASAbali in Indonesia as they work to preserve the Balinese language for future generations. For more information, visit BASABali Wiki Official Website. This video was produced on location by an Actuality Media student crew, produced in conjunction with COM 495: Social Interest Documentary Filmmaking, a travel course led[…]
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Today, Ayu Mandala, project director of basabali.org be a speaker in Sustainable Solutions Bali at Green School about BASAbali Wiki. Thank you @sustainablebali for having us #basabalikeren #basabaliwiki #basabali.org
From Asia Views, April 2, 2018… Once scoffing at Wikipedia, academics are slowly entertaining the idea that crowd-sourced knowledge might be a useful starting point for serious research as Wikipedia and other crowd-source platforms have “metamorphosed from gangly cultural interloper(s) into the de facto reference work of first resort.” Recent work by the Spatial History Project at Stanford[…]
This program celebrates Balinese, Indonesian and all of the world’s languages as we move into a culture where mother tongues can thrive — and be nourished — along with national and international ones. Monocultures of any type are not sustainable. We need to manage the world’s languages in a holistic and sustainable way just as[…]
BASAbali partners with government appointed “Language Ambassadors” and takes the wiki walking! Read more from this piece in MSBR magazine and learn about where the wiki has been going.
The digital tools that threaten local languages also offer potential to keep them alive.
Immediate relief efforts from the impending eruption of Mt Agung are already underway by the government, community, and by an incredible collaboration of NGOs. We will support these efforts now by providing a portion of these funds to transport children from evacuation camps to school. We are also targeting our fundraising efforts for several months[…]