Arka Project
 

Muhammad Fadli

Based in Jakarta, Indonesia

 Iponk (middle), a scooterist from South Sumatra along with his son (right) and a travel companion (left). He traveled for hundreds of kilometers, mostly at night to avoid police, to attend a Vespa event in Lampung.

Bio

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Muhammad Fadli

Muhammad Fadli is a Sumatran-born Indonesian photographer based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He's focusing on documentary, travel, and portrait photography. He works mostly on editorial assignments, corporate and commercial photography, and personal projects. He is a Climate Change reporting fellow of The GroundTruth Project. These days, apart from being a photographer, he also acts as video and multimedia producer. Recently he was awarded 3rd place at Istanbul Photo Awards 2018's Portrait Story.

 

Featured Projects and Stories

REBEL RIDERS

The iconic Italian Vespa by Piaggio holds a special place in the hearts of Indonesian motorists. While most of them adore classic Vespas, some take their obsessions to the next level by transforming the originals into versions never imagined by Piaggio

THE BANDA JOURNAL

This project chronicles the aftermath of centuries-long colonization and exploitation in Banda, a remote archipelago dotted the vast sea in eastern Indonesia. Comprised of ten small islands which rarely appear on most maps, Banda was the setting of some earliest European ventures in Asia and played a key role in global economic history.

BRIDGE OF THE NATION

In the far-flung Indonesian archipelago, the last great passenger liner company in the world, Pelayaran Nasional Indonesia—better known by its acronym Pelni—bridges the nation like none other.

 

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