Thursday, 9th October 2008
by Danu Primanto
INDONESIA, CENTRAL JAVA, 11 AUGUST 2008: dancer is preparing during a mountain festival. The festival is gathered mountaineers community from five major mountain in Java: Sindoro, Sumbing, Merapi, Jaran & Merbabu. Besides hold an mountain performance art, they also hold an discussion about politic, economy dan enviromental issues related their daily life as mountaineers.
Equipment: Nikon D40, Nikkor 18-70mm
Primanto, 28, comes from a worker family in East Java, Indonesia and studied architecture at the Atma Jaya Yogyakarta University. He is a freelance photojournalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker, drawing his inspiration from the relationship between social and visual issues. He is currently working with several NGOs in Java to document the region's rebuilding in the wake of 2006's devastating earthquake.