Zhu Qincay / Indonesian
Documentary Photographer

+62 852 64 1867 57
zhu@zhuqincay.com

Zhu Qincay / Indonesian
Documentary Photographer

+62 852 64 1867 57
zhu@zhuqincay.com

Zulkifli, or more endearingly known as Zhu Qincay, is an Indonesian documentary photographer. After becoming a photo contributor for Agence France Presse and European Pressphoto Agency from 2012-2017, he began to become an independent photographer. He is the founder-director of the Insumatra Photo Festival and also a part of Balik Layar, a multimedia production and visual consultant based in Indonesia.

His works have been published by National Geographic Indonesia, DestinAsian Indonesia, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Der Farang, Spiegel, The Guardian, Forbes Asia, and others. His project The Sinking Java, which tells the story of human resilience to the rising sea level on the north coast of Java, is exhibited in Vision 20/20: Community, Galerija Jakopic-Slovenia.

Zhu Qincay is currently in Jakarta and available for assignment.

Tearsheet

08/2021 Forbes Asia
08/2021 Forbes Asia
12/2017 Colours Magazine
12/2017 Colours Magazine
09/2013 DestinAsian Indonesia
09/2013 DestinAsian Indonesia
12/2018 The New York Times
12/2018 The New York Times
01/2021 National Geographic Indonesia
01/2021 National Geographic Indonesia
10/2015 Sriwijaya In-flight Magazine
10/2015 Sriwijaya In-flight Magazine
01/2017 National Geographic Indonesia
01/2017 National Geographic Indonesia

Commissions

Papua

National Geographic Indonesia

Tsunami Sunda Strait's

European Pressphoto Agency

Works

There is a saying in Javanese culture, "even if the remaining land is only the size of a finger, it must still be preserved with lives". Some Javanese still adhere to this principle and this is one of the reasons why villagers still living the land of their family inheritance which is slowly sinking.

In this business, monkey deaths often occur during the transportation process from the area of origin to the monkey market. The unlucky monkey was thrown into the bushes around the monkey market.

The life of a shaman family in the Siberut rainforest, Mentawai Islands. They believe that everything in nature has a spiritual essence.

In this land, I heard stories from local people that the conflict where hit Maluku did not reach their land. But, when it happens, the victims from the conflict area fled to Tanimbar Kei.

There is a saying in Javanese culture, "even if the remaining land is only the size of a finger, it must still be preserved with lives". Some Javanese still adhere to this principle and this is one of the reasons why villagers still living the land of their family inheritance which is slowly sinking.

In this business, monkey deaths often occur during the transportation process from the area of origin to the monkey market. The unlucky monkey was thrown into the bushes around the monkey market.

The life of a shaman family in the Siberut rainforest, Mentawai Islands. They believe that everything in nature has a spiritual essence.

In this land, I heard stories from local people that the conflict where hit Maluku did not reach their land. But, when it happens, the victims from the conflict area fled to Tanimbar Kei.

© Zhu Qincay 2012 - 2021
zhu@zhuqincay.com