Argha mahendra, born in 1981, male, Indonesia, finishing his BA in Geography Gadjah Mada University Yogyakarta. He was actively involved in community development with The House of Natural Fiber [HONF] since 2006 until present day. He is also holds a key role in the curriculum of Education Focus Program from HONF, in the organization of 3 annual community-base organized festivals called YIVF – Yogyakarta International Videowork Festival, Cellsbutton – Yogyakarta International Media Art Festival and Transformaking – International Summit on Critical and Transformative Making Indonesia .He was one of the core members of Fablab Yogyakarta (HONFablab).
Since 2011 he was actively involved in Kingdom of Rebel (KOR), a platform made by HONF Foundation that provide facilities for creative thinkers to build connection between another country based on youth sub culture movement. As for his involvement as organizer, facilitator and artist. He involved in many events of DIY culture and very active in creative communities in Yogyakarta. He is one of the founder of Homegrown YK – annual micro gigs/music platform that held in Yogyakarta. Also one of the founder of D.I.G Project – collective group that provides curated events related to youth culture. Argha Mahendra is the founder and playing as the drummer of the band called Nerv.ous (indie rock,alt-ish 90’s) and Skandal (indie rock).