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Main Program | A Picture is Worth A Thousand Perspectives

13 Oct 2021 09:00 - 09:45
/ / IDR 299,000 (All Main Program Access)
Online via townscript.com | Live in Indus Restaurant. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Since 2007, Mayank Austen Soofi has been documenting Delhi’s everyday life. During the city’s most desperate COVID-19 moments, he collected images and heartfelt stories of the people’s collective grief. Joshua Irwandi shadowed hospital workers and pandemic victims in Jakarta and is responsible for the photo that stopped a nation in its tracks. Rio Helmi* talks to them about the power of pictures when words are not enough. 

(This session is presented in English)

Sejak 2007, Mayank Austen Soofi telah mendokumentasikan kehidupan sehari-hari Delhi. Selama momen COVID-19 yang paling menyedihkan di kota itu, ia mengumpulkan gambar dan kisah yang menyentuh hati tentang kesedihan kolektif orang-orang. Joshua Irwandi membayangi pekerja rumah sakit dan korban pandemi di Jakarta dan bertanggung jawab atas foto yang menghentikan sebuah negara di jalurnya. Rio Helmi* berbicara kepada mereka tentang kekuatan gambar ketika kata-kata tidak cukup.

(Sesi ini dipersembahkan dalam Bahasa Inggris)

*speaking live at Indus / hadir di Indus


Rio Helmi

Indonesian Rio Helmi has been photographing and writing about Asia since 1978. He’s been published in international magazines and 20+ large format books, has held solo exhibitions around the world, …

Mayank Austen Soofi

Since 2007, Mayank Austen Soofi has been collecting stories taking place in Delhi for his acclaimed website, The Delhi Walla. By exploring and documenting the streets, buildings, cuisines, traditions, and …

Joshua Irwandi

Freelance documentary photographer, Joshua Irwandi, has been awarded the National Geographic Society storytelling grant in 2021. Recently, he was also awarded the 2021 World Press Photo Award in General News …

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