Joshua Irwandi (b. Jakarta, 1991) is a photographer based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He was former museum staff at the Asmat Museum of Culture and Progress, Agats-Asmat, West Papua. After finishing his Bachelor’s in English Literature at Exeter University, he pursued his Master’s in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at London College of Communication. A former Kompas and The Times of London photo intern, in 2014 he was an attendant for the New York Times Portfolio Review, Adam Broomberg-Oliver Chanarin workshop, Magnum AGM Masterclass, VII Photo Masterclass, and Eddie Adams XVII Workshop. His project Not A Blank Canvas is a documentation of socio-cultural change on the Asmat of West Papua. In 2015, he was awarded runner up for Burn Magazine Emerging Photography Fund for Young Talent.
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