Moses Iten

Moses Iten is a PhD candidate in the School of Media & Communication at RMIT in Melbourne, Australia. Researcher of Digital Cumbia music through fieldwork in Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogota, several Mexican cities, and online.

Has 15+ years practice as a DJ/music producer, and with his Cumbia Cosmonauts project has toured every continent. Co-founder of the Cumbia Massive DJ collective.  Award-winning producer of radio documentaries.  Assisted in translation of the oral history book ‘Ojos Suaves/Soft Eyes: Sound System Cumbia from Mexico to the World’ by Mirjam Wirz.  Holds a Master of Community Cultural Development (University of Melbourne), and a BA in Communication (Journalism) & International Studies (Mexico) (University of Technology, Sydney).