A total of 35 photographs are not only interesting in terms of photographic technique, composition and angle selection, but they are also able to tell stories about goodness and badness object. The message delivered is very strong, so that it touches the hearts of every visitor to participate in maintaining and preserving water in accordance
A total of 35 photographs are not only interesting in terms of photographic technique, composition and angle selection, but they are also able to tell stories about goodness and badness object. The message delivered is very strong, so that it touches the hearts of every visitor to participate in maintaining and preserving water in accordance with the message delivered by every photograph.
This is the description of photographs showcased in the exhibition featuring the theme ‘Water in Culture’ at the Griya Santrian Gallery. The exhibition was opened by Ida Bagus Gede Sidharta on Friday (Sep. 22) and will last until next October 31. A total of 35 photos on display belong to finalists of the ‘Bali Photo Award 2017’ that successfully recorded 683 works from 342 photographers across Indonesia. Totally 14 of the 35 photographs are the work of the first, second, third winner and favorite winner.
The photograph entitled ‘Mintoni Tradition’ by Peter Arif Tri Harnowo was selected as the best photograph, even earning the highest score for photographer’s work from Salatiga, Central Java. This photo excels in various criteria and successfully transforms the ‘Siraman’ tradition denoting a part of the ‘Mintoni’ series of ceremonies into the beautiful visual language of images but also contains strong stories.
Another no less interesting one is the photo entitled ‘Floating Jolen’ by Mohammad Reza Gemi Omandi (Purwokerto, Central Java); ‘Melukat’ by I Wayan Mardana (Klungkung, Bali) and ‘Telompak Sungkem Tradition’ by Mukhamad Faies (Magelang, Java Central) named as the second winner, third winner and favorite winner.
In the meantime, ten photos are selected as consolation winners that are not less interesting. They consist of ‘Ngangkid Tradition of Sanur Coastal Community’ by I Wayan Pica; ‘Sesait Rice Washing’ by Gede Sudika Pramana; “Journey Towards Cemetery’ by I Ketut Raka Bujangga; ‘Sowing Dreadlocks Hair Ritual’ by Gholib; ‘Melasti Ceremony’ by Wayan Sukarma; ‘Purificatory Rite by Healing Water’ by I Ketut Gede Kochiana; ‘Trance’ by I Wayan Mardana; ‘Bisoq Meniq’ by Herman Morrison; ‘Mebuug Tradition’ by I Ketut Gede Kochiana; and ‘Washing Away Corpse Ash’ by I Dewa Gde Zesmaertha Prabawatma. “The announcement of the winners coincidently marks the opening of this exhibition,” said Chandra, a committee member. (BTN/015)
Mintoni Tradition, by Peter Arif Harnowo