Andri Tambunan’s project addresses the rise of HIV/AIDS within Indigenous Papuan communities living in Tanah Papuah.
Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tambunan moved to the United States at age 10. He received his bachelor’s degree in photography from Sacramento State University with an emphasis in fine art. Currently based in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tambunan divides his time between commissioned assignments and self-initiated projects focusing on social, environmental, and human rights issues.
Since 2013, he has worked on environmental campaigns for Greenpeace International and his photographs have been featured in the International Herald Tribune, New York Magazine, and the New York Times. Tambunan has received recognitions from Pictures of the Year International Emerging Vision Incentive (2011), Reminders Project Asian Photographers Grant (2011), International Photography Awards (2010), and PhotoPhilanthrophy Activist Awards (2014).