Rio Helmi

  Who is the 2016 TEDxUbud host? The one and only Rio Helmi, of course!     Indonesian photographer Rio Helmi has been photographing Asia and writing since 1978. He worked in Indonesian media in the early 80s.  Since then his work has appeared in leading international magazines, documentaries and more than 20 large format photography books including his latest two, Memories of the Sacred and Travels on Two Wheels.  He has exhibited worldwide, and has a gallery in Ubud.  Rio has been based in Bali for more than four decades, and speaks five languages fluently. He writes in Indonesian and English, and also blogs about a wide range of topics for the Huffington Post.

Who is the 2016 TEDxUbud host? The one and only Rio Helmi, of course!

Indonesian photographer Rio Helmi has been photographing Asia and writing since 1978. He worked in Indonesian media in the early 80s.

Since then his work has appeared in leading international magazines, documentaries and more than 20 large format photography books including his latest two, Memories of the Sacred and Travels on Two Wheels.  He has exhibited worldwide, and has a gallery in Ubud.

Rio has been based in Bali for more than four decades, and speaks five languages fluently. He writes in Indonesian and English, and also blogs about a wide range of topics for the Huffington Post.