Nicholas Akbar is an activist, musician, and arts organizer from Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. Through his group Gazp, Akbar hosts activist film screenings and produces music videos and short films. He also organizes events and activities that aim to increase his community’s awareness of social justice issues. He holds classes for local children to study English, art, and computers.
Shbair received a Cultures of Resistance Award (CoR Award) and is using the award to support his work organizing classes, as well as to support Gazp’s film events and productions.
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