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Agus Leonardus - Indonesia

 Born in 1955, Agus Leonardus started learning photography in mid 1977 while studying to get his Economic Degree at the Gajah Mada University in Yogyakarta. In 1982, he received a License from the Royal Photography Society of Great Britain. In 1985, he was given the Artiste award from the Federation Internasionale DeL’art Photographique in Belgium.

In 1987 his photo was chosen for display at the Kodak Pavillion Professional Photographers’ Showcase in the EPCOT Center Walt Disney World in Florida, USA.
Agus achieved the highest rank from the Indonesian Federation of Photography Association (Federasi Perkumpulan Senifoto Indonesia).

Aside from writing his book of “Waton Urip”, which is a collection of some of his works that he did with other photographers, Agus also wrote a solo book titled “Djogdjakarta in my Nokia”, which is sponsored by Nokia Indonesia, in 2006.

Agus is very active in holding national and international-scale photo exhibitions. Some of his solo exhibitions have been held in Yogyakarta, Jakarta, Solo, Surabaya and Makasar. Two of his many exhibitions were dubbed “Senirupa Foto Kata Hati”, which was held in 1995, and “Waton Urip”, which was held in 2006.

Indonesian Version

Agus Leonardus lahir pada tahun 1955 dan mulai mempelajari fotografi pada pertengahan tahun 1977 selagi mempelajari ilmu Ekonomi dari Universitas Gajah Mada. Pada tahun 1982 meraih Lisensi dari Royal Photography Society of Great Britain dan mendapat penghargaan dari Federation Internasionale DeL’art Photographique, Belgia.

Pada tahun 1987, fotonya terpilih untuk dipamerkan di Kodak Pavillion Professional Photographers’ Showcase, EPCOT Center Walt Disney World, Florida USA. Agus meraih ranking tertinggi dari Federasi Perkumpulan Senifoto Indonesia.

Selain buku karya fotonya berjudul ’Waton Urip’ bersama beberapa fotografer lainnya, Agus juga menerbitkan buku karya fotonya yang berjudul ’Djogdjakarta in My Nokia’ pada tahun 2006 yang disponsori oleh Nokia.

Agus sangat aktif melakukan pameran foto baik berskala nasional maupun internasional. Beberapa pameran tunggalnya dilangsungkan di Yogyakarta, Jakarta, Solo, Surabaya, dan Makasar yaitu ’SenirupaFoto Kata Hati’ tahun 1995 dan ’Waton Urip’ tahun 2006.