RAWS SYNDICATE (RAWS SNDCT), founded on December 15, 2012, is a photography syndicate based in Bandung. It combines the elements of a syndication and a movement to establish a robust and independent photography ecosystem. Serving as both a laboratory for exploration and research in photography, RAWS SNDCT has evolved into a collective movement that warmly welcomes individuals from all backgrounds.
In addition to its ongoing activities, RAWS SNDCT organizes an annual photography festival called Bandung Photography Month. This festival provides a platform for photographers to showcase their work and engage with a wider audience. With regularity and enthusiasm, Bandung Photography Month has become a significant event in the photography community.
The primary objective of RAWS SNDCT is to establish a stable and independent photography ecosystem. By bringing together photographers and enthusiasts, it creates a supportive network that fosters growth and innovation. Additionally, RAWS SNDCT serves as a dynamic laboratory for exploration and research in the field of photography. It encourages experimentation, pushing the boundaries of artistic expression and encouraging the development of new techniques and approaches. Through these endeavors, RAWS SNDCT strives to contribute to the overall advancement and sustainability of the photography industry.