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Danu Primanto

Danu Primanto
Profession: photojournalist,writer
Status: danu primanto
Location: Yogyakarta , Indonesia
Home base: yogyakarta
URL: http://www.majorityworld.com
URL: http://www.demotix.com/users/danuprimanto
Email: •••••••• (private)
Organization: freelance
Journal: http://bintangtenggara.multiply.com
Last login: over 1 year ago
Member since: 02 Jul 2007 16:07

About

Danu Primanto comes from a workers family in the Gresik district of East Java, Indonesia. He was born in 5th December 1978, presently works as a freelance photojournalist, writer and documentary filmmakers.

Ever since he was a child, Danu Primanto has been intrigued by the link between visual and social issues. Integral to his photography are early influences of the sky crapes and urban culture taken from urban life. Started his photography career using manually Yashica camera as a wedding photographer for several his family and then learn photography autodidacted by read photography articles and books also joined in student photo club. After graduating from John de Britto High School Yogyakarta, Indonesia, he was admitted into Atma Jaya Yogyakarta University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, to study architecture. He learn how people design and response in a visual space, with form and mass. The post-colonial situation in southern Indonesia endorsement his architectural skill not only in engineering and art, but also in social design. For his purpose finding the link between visual and social change, he involved in student magazine in his university to learn how to read and research a visual material.

Not only in photography, he also write feature and narrative reporting and make documentary films. A film’s “Sego Kucing Lawuh Suket” win a prestigious Bandung Documentary Film Festival 2005. He had work with several NGO’s to make documentary films. Now, he is involved to several photography project with some NGOS’s to rebuild Java Island post-earthquake May 2006. Some local magazine contained his photo essays about local workers in southern Yogyakarta, Indonesia. During October – December 2008 FAO (Food Agricultural Organization-UN’s based organization) giving him a grant to be a media partnership as photojournalism in aviant flu project. In November 2008, he will launch his first tourism web about Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Writing as the same as photography, help him to understand and thinking systematic on social change. Day by day he had experiment to get a balance between wiriting and photography. It’s a important process for him because words and photos couldn’t separated. His works on writing published to some local media. Now he is writing some narrative reporting about travelling, heritage and public health in Indonesia.

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Publications

Danu Primanto. pp. Slice of Life January-February 2010, Jan 27 2010. "Slice of Life January-February 2010" E Magazine , pp. Slice of Life January-February 2010. Jan 27 2010.
Danu Primanto. pp. editor's choice , Nov 4 2009. "Indonesia Return Turtle to The Sea " wesay , pp. editor's choice . Nov 4 2009.
Danu Primanto. pp. berita foto, Oct 20 2009. "Two turtles have been returned to their habitat " Berita Habitat , pp. berita foto. Oct 20 2009.
Danu Primanto. pp. Land and Social Justice, Oct 1 2009. " Land titles do not equal agrarian reform " Inside Indonesia , pp. Land and Social Justice. Oct 1 2009.
Danu Primanto. pp. Election Politics , Jul 22 2009. "Down but not out " Inside Indonesia , pp. Election Politics . Jul 22 2009.
Danu Primanto. pp. Election Politics , Jul 22 2009. "Dominant but weak " Inside Indonesia , pp. Election Politics . Jul 22 2009.
Danu Primanto. pp. editor's choice , Jul 8 2009. "Indonesians Vote for President " wesay , pp. editor's choice . Jul 8 2009.
Danu Primanto. pp. Election Politics , Jul 5 2009. " Democracy yes, accountability no? " Inside Indonesia , pp. Election Politics . Jul 5 2009.
Danu Primanto. pp. art and development , Jul 5 2009. "De frescopresident van Jogjakarta " Power of Culture , pp. art and development . Jul 5 2009.
Danu Primanto. pp. Election Politics , Jul 1 2009. "Election politics " Inside Indonesia , pp. Election Politics . Jul 1 2009.

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2009 Indonesian Election

dear LSers,

I have some works on 2009 Indonesian Election in :
http://www.indonesiamatters.com/3003/campaign-rally/

please visit it.

regards
Danu Primanto

30 Mar 2009 04:03 | 2 replies

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