Ruang MES 56, founded as a collective in 2002, is one of the successful names in contemporary photography in Indonesia and the region.
A Trunk and other Tails is about the loving and dependent relationships and bonds that can exist between animals, which have suffered as a result of human activity, and their carers and custodians.
Ian Hananto was the Indonesian recipient of the Angkor Photo Travel Grants. Where The Sidewalk Ends was made during the 2016 Angkor Photo Workshop.
Jakarta is one of the biggest and fastest growing cities in the world with over thirty million people living in its greater metropolitan area.
In Southeast Asia, our understanding of photography is largely framed through the binary of photography versus art, which morphs into the other dichotomous paradigm of straight photographers versus artists who use photography.
The Archive as Conversation examines the nature of photographs as documentation of events, occasions, people and personal memories.
Zines and collaborative projects are popular in Southeast Asia, led in part by efforts in Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines.
I chose to photograph the Asmat with the intention to raise awareness of their condition and plight, and to reinvestigate the consequences of ‘progress’ and ‘development’.
Yogyakarta is a former Javanese Kingdom city, a live-site that survive for hundreds years, develops in various stack and intersection with other cultures, especially the Islamic cultural and the presence of Netherlands’ colonialism.
Located in the heart of city, Monas Square is the biggest open public space in Jakarta. Monas square, also called “Merdeka” or Independence square.
The pursuit of happiness for its own sake is a fool’s errand. As a goal it is frivolous and unrealistic.
This is a story of a fictional lake, a tribute to the lakes that have disappeared. Some of them, once centres of life, are no longer remembered.
Without any fear, children aged 5-9 race on horseback at up to 80km per hour. In Sumbawa Island, West Nusa Tenggara, a horseback racing tradition involves child jockeys.
Four Leaf Clover is a symbol of uncommon things and luck. The main idea was to explore street photography without people, real people, but just tiny little things, details, fragments of our city and our livelihood.
There is a photo book wave in Southeast Asia, led by Singapore and Indonesia it would appear. On our recent trip to Jakarta, I was able to catch up with quite a few Indonesian photographers who have published books or have at least one upcoming.