Photovoices International – Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara Joint Press Release (Bahasa Indonesia)

Hampir setahun berlalu sejak COVID-19 dinyatakan ada di Indonesia. Seluruh sendi kehidupan terpengaruh, menuntut setiap insan beradaptasi dengan situasi kenormalan baru. Industri perikanan Indonesia termasuk yang terkena dampak parah, kehidupan para nelayan berubah drastis, termasuk nelayan di Pulau Bali. Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara (YKAN) bekerja sama dengan Photovoices International (PVI)…

Photovoices International – Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara Joint Press Release (English)

Almost a year has passed since COVID-19 was declared in Indonesia. All aspects of life are affected, demanding that everyone adapt to new normal situations. The Indonesian fishing industry is one of the worst affected, the lives of fishermen have changed drastically, including fishermen on the island of Bali. Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara (YKAN) in collaboration with Photovoices International (PVI)…

New York Times – front page 11.7.05

The November seventh edition of the New York Times included a front page feature about the Photovoices China exhibit of photographs at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. The Times ran a full-color photo taken by Photovoices China participant He Yunying with the headline “High in China’s Mountains, Capturing the Fleeting Present.” and also devoted the lead story in the Arts Section to the Photovoices exhibit..

 The Jakarta Post, Indonesia 3.25.08

The March 25th edition of The Jakarta Post included a story about the success of the Photovoices program in Lamalera. The story featured quotes from the local people about the positive impact the program has had on their community as well as a quote from Photovoices Indonesia coordinator Saraswati: “The pictures remind them of how precious their environment is and how culture plays an important role in their life. They teach the world through the pictures as well as learn from them.”

National Geographic Indonesia – November 2007

The November 2007 issue of National Geographic Indonesia included a story about the Photovoices training process in Boti village, Timor and a photograph taken by a Boti photographer. National Geographic Indonesia Editor-in-Chief Tantyo Bangun has served as the photography trainer for villagers participating in the Photovoices Indonesia projects.

Kupang Post, Kupang Timor, Indonesia 9.20.07

The September 20, 2007 edition of the Kupang Post covered the Photovoices project exhibition in the village of Boti. In the picture below which appeared in the newspaper, a village photographer explains the meaning of his picture to the Bupati, a high-ranking government official

Kupang Post, Kupang Indonesia 11.23.07

The November 23, 2007 edition of the Kupang Post, the largest paper in East Timor ran a story featuring the Photovoices project in Lamalera and included quotes from the village photographers.

Ford Foundation Report

The Ford Foundation, which has provided financial support for Photovoices in China and Indonesia, also featured the China Photovoices project as a cover story in the Spring 2002 edition of the Ford Foundation Report.

“In southwestern China, minority groups are reviving ancient cultural practices and using documentary photography to help chart their future.” Ford Foundation Report

Man and the Biosphere Magazine

The Chinese National Committee for Man and the Biosphere devoted a special 2005 issue to the Photovoices project in China’s Yunnan province. The 92-page issue included an introduction to the Photovoices project from project director Ann McBride-Norton and essays from other experts in the field of conservation in China. The full-color publication featured the photos and stories taken by Photovoices project photographers. and served as a centerpiece at an international meeting of Man and the Biosphere in Tokyo, Japan, 2005.

Kupang Post, Kupang Indonesia 9.30.07

The September 30, 2007 edition of the Kupang Post included a story about the need for preserving the cultural tractions of Boti village and told of the overall conservation strategy for the village that was emerging from the pictures and stories. The story also acknowledged the partnership of Photovoices with WWF-Indonesia and the support from National Geographic and the Ford Foundation.

The Washington Post 9.16.03

The September 16, 2003 edition of The Washington Post featured the Photovoices program on the front page of the Style Section under the headline “Cultural Revelation: In China, a Picture of its People Takes Shape One Snapshot at a Time.” The in-depth coverage of the Photovoices Yunnan project was reported by Washington Post Foreign Service writer Peter S. Goodman.