Akhmad Zona Adiardi

Born in Yogyakarta, May 21, 1986

I am a caver and a photographer. My interests are cave and landscape photography. I have learned photography since I was at the university. I love art very much. As a Muslim, I hold Islamic teachings as life guidelines.

Education : Department of Photography, Indonesia Institute of Art Yogyakarta (2005-2012)

In 2002, I began to know caving. In 2007, I joined the Acintyacunyata Speleological Club, a club of cavers and cave researchers in Yogyakarta. Since that time, I have actively involved in speleological activities. In 2009-2011, president of Acintyacunyata Speleological Club in Yogyakarta – Indonesia.

Activities in Speleology:

2012 – Cave inventarization in Manusela National Park, Central Maluku

2012 – Cave inventarization in East Kalimantan

2012 – Cave, spring, and karst potential in Kayen dan Tambakromo, Kendeng Karst Area.

2011 – Speleological expedition in Seram (cave inventory & mapping in Seram karst area, Maluku)

2011 – Karst potential inventory in Blora, Central Java

2010 – Speleological expedition in Sumba

2008 – Sumba Barat Expedition

2008 – 2011 – Cave safety consultant and field assistant of Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) project in Cave Bribin dan Seropan, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta

2007 –Sudimoro Expedition, Pacitan, East Java

2007 – Acintyacunyata Speleological Club Education and Training XII batch


2008 – Best Photo, Dies Natalies of Indonesia Institute of Art Yogyakarta

2012 – Finalist, G.E.V. III Concurso Internacional de Fotografía de Flora y Fauna Cavernícola Italia

2013 – Favorite Photo, Ekofotografi Museum Janko Kral, Litpvsky Mikulas, Slowakia

2013 – 3rd place, Czech Speleo Photo, Czech Republic