Dua Tiang Tujuh Layar is a manifesto of ideas and a concrete step from The Trees and The Wild onto many things. For the band, audio-visual works are usually poured into the form of video clips, with promotional background activities and publications of the respective bands. That definition and understanding is fully understood by the Trees and The Wild, but there are different concepts that dwell in their mind which are viewed with broad perspective's.
Dua Tiang Tujuh Layar is an audio-visual project in the form of short film - documentary, about the reality of lives of the Pinisi shipbuilders, that live in the villages of Tana Beru, Bulukumba, district of South Sulawesi. Having the same nuance and atmosphere, the song Malino - from their debut album Rasuk - was considered the most suitable song to soundtrack the project. Malino itself is adopted from the name of the mountains also in South Sulawesi. The structure of the song and song-writing defines and gives that "underline" statement about Dua Tiang Tujuh Layar.
Election of the pinisi theme was not without reason - Pinisi is an Indonesian national pride, and it is still conserved until now. Many people do not know the fact that the ship is hand made by the Bugis society and is now widely imported, including to the Continent of Europe and America. The ritual values during the construction of the ship are diverse. Starting from selecting wood for the hull until the release into the open sea, each have their own ritual stages. Remedy Waloni (Vocalist) also founded the inspiration to this project, because he's been across the sea with this ship in the past.
From those various reasons, The Trees and The Wild were sure about realizing this project. Another background that is no less powerful is that the pinisi Project was created as a tangible manifestation of the youth cultural awareness, that local culture is full of meaning and should be preserved. Culture is also supposed to have an impact as much as any other element forming a nation. In addition, The Trees and The Wild also wanted to dedicate an aesthetically audio-visual masterpiece to bridge the gap between the audience and the social realities that occur in other parts of the state of Indonesia.
For this project, The Trees and The Wild collaborated with Swargaloka Creative House production team, assisted by Dimas Wisnuwardono, photographer and videographer who has documented various valuable moments of The Trees & The Wild.
This idea is supported by Telkom Indonesia, as Indonesia's largest telecommunications company. Telkom, who is busy socializing their Corporate Values views Dua Tiang Tujuh Layar as a "container" that is appropriate to express the concern for the local culture of Indonesia. On that basis, then Telkom Indonesia became a full sponsor of the Project pinisi.