Long ago, when the Kayan people still resided in Apo Kayan, which was along the Batang Kayan river, a longhouse community had been suffering the loss of their livestock.
It has been over 5 years since I started to play the sape’. Quite a story, as a young boy, I did not pay much attention to the instrument, until one day sometime in 2013, I had a vivid dream.
Since the beginning of the semi lockdown, being constricted at home, my mind automatically went into contemplation mode. What you are about to carry on reading below are just a few of the non triggering main points of my full contemplation.