Ranu Welum Media Filmmaking Community
Juliana Kristalia - Tribe Dayak Ot Danum - West Kalimantan
Juliana Kristalia is a Dayak woman who as born from a Dayak Ot Danum father while her mother is Dayak Ngaju.. She has been interested in videography since she was in junior high school. While pursuing her bachelor's degree at University of Palangka Raya, she also join Ranu Welum Media as camera operator and video editor. Her love for Dayak culture brings her going around villages in Kalimantan, to film the story of indigenous people. She also had been filmmaking trainer for some youth community in Banjarmasin - South Kalimantan, on Anti Cigarette Smoke Campaign. Now, she is running her job as trainer of Filmmaking Mentoring Program in Ranu Welum Media Filmmaking Training.
Anastasia Dita - Tribe Dayak Dusun - Central Kalimantan
Anastasia Dita is born in Central Kalimantan from Dayak Dusun tribe. She has been the member of Ranu Welum Media filmmaking community since it was first established. Dita also travels to the villages around Kalimantan to film about indigenous people and has been in the front line of Youth Act Campaign, a youth movement to end forest fire and haze that has happened in Kalimanta for 20 years. Her expertise is operating camera. Now she serves as facilitator for the filmmaking mentoring program in Ranu Welum Foundation.
DAYAK VOICES Community
Dayak Voices is a movement of justice, peace and ecology based on cultural values, and humanity. The form of its activities is, documenting the history, memories, epistemology & narration of Dayak customary community by using and utilizing audio-visual media. Its purpose is to build the collective memory of the community in order to deal with the destruction of cultural identity, humanitarian, ecological, and human rights abuses. especially the neglect of Dayak indigenous life sources in Kalimantan.
Filmmakers : Pinarsita Juliana & Ramiasi Novita
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1969.
Self-taught in documentary photography, since 1991, he has devoted himself to portraying indigenous cultures in Latin America. He has traveled through 8 countries and lived in 25 indigenous communities. This work culminated in the 2003 publication of the book Guardians of Time: Portraits of the Spirit of Latin America with a prologue by Nobel Laureate José Saramago.
He is currently working on a new editorial project, Africa in the Americas, which documents the Afrodescendant cultures on the American continent. He has traveled to 18 countries for this project.
His work has been published in books and magazines, including National Geographic (cover, February 2005), Time, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, UNICEF, and Travel & Leisure. Additionally, he has held numerous workshops, lectures, and exhibitions in museums and art galleries throughout the world, including Bhutan, India, China, Indonesia, the United States, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Cuba.
He spends part of the year in Bali, Indonesia, documenting the lives and cultures of minority tribes in Asia, and working toward a long-term book project, Tribal People of Asia.
Suki will be holding photography workshops during the Indigenous
celebration presenting some of his outstanding work over the past 30 years in indigenous communities all over the world. Suki express his work from the heart and soul and has taught and inspired many students to use photography as not only a way to express their feelings and creative talents, but how to use photography to give back and support indigenous people