Aziziah Diah Aprilya

Zizi is a photographer, writer, art and cultural practitioner based in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Her personal projects tend to explore urban landscapes and how it affected the social-cultural part in the communities, especially the women. She is also interested in issues around food, ritual, and religion.

In Makassar, she works with urban studies collective, art and literacy communities. Zizi also often involved in movie production as a still and behind the scene photographer. 

She is part of Diversify Photo and Women Photograph. She is available for news, documentary, and commercial assignments.


Phone : +62 89-794-77-033
Email : zyriusva@gmail.com

Solo Exhibition
2019 Spasi (Tanahindie, Makassar, Indonesia)

Group Exhibition
2022 Asih itu Hening: Kerja Kesehatan yang Tak Kasat Mata (Arkademy Project & CISDI, Jakarta, Indonesia) 

2021 Solo Photo Festival – Melihat Bersama (Solo, Indonesia)

2018 Photography Project Collective Exhibition “Ke Sana Kemari” (Ruang MES56, Yogyakarta, Indonesia)

Residency, Mentorship, Grant, and Fellowship

2024 New York Times Portfolio Review

2023 Facilities in the Cultural Sector Program for the Creation of Innovative Creative Works (Ministry of Education & Culture, Indonesia)

2023 Women Photograph Mentorship

2022 Photography Workshop & Scholarship KELANA – Pencerah Nusantara: Puskesmas Responsif- Inklusif Masyarakat Aktif Bermakna (Arkademy Project & CISDI, Jakarta, Indonesia)

2021 Photo Critique Workshop (Jakarta International Photography Festival, Indonesia)

2018 ARISAN: Southeast Asia Art Collective Forum (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) 

2018 Youth and the City – Young Artist Residency (Tanahindie, Makassar, Indonesia) 

Curatorial Projects

2023 Makassar Biennale 2023 (Makassar, Indonesia | Curator Team)

2022 Kawula Ria: Makassar 80s Archive Exhibition (Tanahindie, Makassar, Indonesia | Curator)

2021 Makassar Biennale 2021 (Makassar, Indonesia | Assistant Curator)

Selected Talk Appearances and others

2023 Photo Presentation “Mattude” (Antologi Manusia & Teater Garasi, Makassar, Indonesia)

2022 Photography Webinar Series PERMATA YOUTH PHOTOSTORY (Panna Foto Institute, Jakarta, Indonesia)

2020 Photography Workshop for Students (CREATE Sulsel & Hivos, Makassar, Indonesia) 

2021 Public Discussion “Ada Perempuan Fotografer di Indonesia? Ada!” (Women Photograph Indonesia & Jakarta International Photo Festival, Indonesia)