Anton Gautama began taking pictures with a mobile phone. Since 2015 he has been working professionally as photographer with a passionate focus on documentary photography. He believes that the essence of the medium is the ability to help us understand life.
The photographs from Anton Gautama have been featured in several on-line, printed magazine platforms, international photo festivals since 2016. He has published two monographs: Pabean Passage, published in 2016, reveals the milieu of traditional Indonesian spice markets through intimate colour street photography, and Home Sweet Home shows the interior home of Chinese-Indonesian in where he was born, Makassar, and his home town now, Surabaya.