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Irene Barlian is an independent documentary photographer based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Her documentary photographic interest focuses on cultural, social, religious and spiritual themes. She has a particular fondness for the vibrancy of Southeast Asia and continues documenting social life and witnessing history. The most significant element of her professional ventures is devoted to personal, long-term projects. Recently, she developed an interest in stories concerning women and the climate crisis issue. Barlian has contributed to publications worldwide. Her work has been included in group exhibitions in the United States, France, Switzerland, and Greece. In 2019, she joined Reuters as a contributing photographer covering news in Indonesia. (Photo shot in Bhaktapur, Nepal, 2015. Photo sponsor: Carol Bowen.)


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