Kynan Tegar

Kynan Tegar is an 19-year-old photographer and filmmaker of Indai Apai Darah (Mother, Father, Blood (Mountainfilm 2024) is from the Dayak Iban tribe of the island of Borneo, Kalimantan, Indonesia. He is currently studying social anthropology at the University of Indonesia in Jakarta. Growing up in the traditional longhouse of his village of Sungai Utik, he has learned directly from the elders, their wisdom and values, their stories of resistance in the face of encroaching deforestation, and threats to their way of life. With a pensive and reverent style, he crafts thoughtful and emotive imagery, highlighting the quiet daily lives of the people and the community within his tranquil village.

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