About Me:

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 cofounding member of Arka Project, an independent collective of Indonesian Photographers, and also a Climate Change reporting fellow of The GroundTruth Project. These days, apart from being a photographer, he also acts as photo editor and multimedia producer. Recently he was awarded 3rd place at Istanbul Photo Awards 2018's Portrait Story. He is also part of Inland Stories.

Editorial Clients and Publications:

National Geographic / Afar / Der Spiegel / Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin / 11 Freunde / NEON / Das Magazin / Mare / Monocle / Bloomberg Businessweek / The Financial Times / FT Weekend Magazine / The Wall Street Journal / The Guardian / Forbes Asia / The New York Times / Courrier International / Internazionale / Die Tageszeitung / Udvikling / NRC Handelsblad / Marie Claire / SEA Globe / Silkwinds / DestinAsian / DestinAsian Indonesia / Esquire Malaysia / Mabuhay / Colours / ...

Commercial, Corporate, and Agency Clients:

NIKE Running / NIKE Football / Google LLC / Bartle Bogle Hegarty / Facebook Inc. / Airbnb Luxe / Luxury Retreats / KfW Bankengruppe / Zazen Producoes / World Wildlife Fund (WWF) / Volkwagenstiftung / Vitamin Angels / RTI Envision / International Federation of Red Cross / Blackspace / Signum Communication / Novus Asia / Crafft / ASA Medier / Lippo Group / AXIS Telekom Indonesia  / Edelman Indonesia

Exhibitions, Festivals, and Talks

2018 "Rebel Riders", Jakarta International Photography Festival (JIPFEST) 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

2019 “The Banda Journal”, BEAUT (Brisbane & Elsewhere Art UnTriennial), Brisbane, Australia

2019 "Rebel Riders", Basis Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

2018 "Rebel Riders", La Nuu Festival Fotografia de Rubi, Rubi, Catalonia, Spain

2018 "Rebel Riders", LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism, Hannover, Germany

2018 "Rebel Riders", Galeri Salihara, Jakarta, Indonesia

2018 "Rebel Riders", Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film, Singapore

2017 "The Banda Journal", Ubud Writer and Reader Festival 2017, Bali, Indonesia (talk)

2017 "The Banda Journal", Banda Festival 2017, Banda Islands, Indonesia

2017 "Rebel Riders", Obscura Festival of Photography 2017, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

2016 "Forgotten Islands", Xishuangbanna photo festival, Yunnan, China

2016 "The Banda Journal", Photonic Moments (projection), European Month of Photography, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2015 "Topography of Haze", Against the Haze, Galeria Fatahillah, Jakarta, Indonesia

2015 "The Banda Journal", "Beyond Transisi", Fotografie Forum Frankfurt Gallery, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2015 "Forgotten Islands", Dali International Photography Exhibition (slideshow), Yunnan, China

2014 "Living on the Edge", Jakarta International Photo Summit, Galeri Nasional, Jakarta, Indonesia