Over years of poking into the dusty corners and vibrant streets of Asia, primarily as a chief photographer with The Associated Press, and now as an independent photographer, I've developed the knack of quickly connecting with people, and...
These are some. examples of empowered Indonesian Women. the first three are portraits of Sita Tyasutami, who was the first recorded case of Covid-19 in Indonesia. Because she is a dancer, and because her name was released via the press, she was bombarded on social media with horrible name calling by people who assumed she is a sex worker, which she is not. She has since recovered and is a strong voice educating on the dangers of Covid-19 and social media bullying. The other images are of various rural Indonesian women living in the countryside.