The Sea Doesn’t Dream of Me
Danu Izra Mahendra (Indonesia)
Danu Izra Mahendra graduated with an architecture degree and has been working as a designer. He pursues photography as a medium to channel his interest in the personal relationship between a society with its surrounding places. Living in Jakarta inspired him to observe the city’s wide variety of social and physical conditions through his personal work, which is tied to the coastal area. For these past few years, he studied visual storytelling by joining workshops, online discussions, and volunteering experience. In 2021, his work on coastal Jakarta got nominated for the regional LOBA Award, Newcomer Category.