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.
To kick off the new year, Invisible Ph t grapher Asia will be presenting a Southeast Asia Showcase at the Xishuangbanna Foto Festival, China 2014.
Sometimes, when one is moving silently through such an utterly desolate landscape, an overwhelming hallucination can make one feel that oneself, as an individual human being, is slowly being unraveled.
A photograph is a record, not just a record of a moment but a record of a feeling, a mystery of life, an answer and also a question.
The Sidoarjo Mudflow is an ongoing disaster caused by eruption of gas and mud in East Java, Indonesia.
I walked for hours, often following the paths of the Jialing and Yangtze River. I had a camera with me and for the first time in a while I was taking pictures for its own joy.
Announcing our 11th Photo Essay Asia Finalist in the Invisible Photographer Asia Awards 2013: YUSUF AHMAD, Story Of Illegal Miners Poboya.
From the passing of time, friends, sadness, joy, successes, failures. I am humbled by the power of time. By its immortality and the continuous cycle of discovery.