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Soe Yu Nwe: The golden girl of contemporary art

From finding her name listed in Forbes 30 Under 30: 2019 for Art & Style to shining a light on gender issues in her serpentine sculptures, ceramic artist Soe Yu Nwe is...

Concept Context Contestation: An Exhibition of Contemporary Art in the Secretariat

A heap of bright pink guns made from crackers, the charred remains of a rural home, rows of multi-coloured passports strung up like bunting, the curious and thought-provoking exhibition "Concept Context Contestation”...

Facing the future: Preserving the past

After visiting family living in Myanmar, artist Julie-Ann Pedida fell in love with the country and decided to stay on permanently in 2015. She then began working on a collection of portraits of the...

Q&A: Artist Mon Halsey

Transforming waste into art has been the niche of Mon Halsey, 39, for years. She has held five solo exhibitions featuring her artwork and also hosts a program on MITV about recycled arts and...

The sculptor carving roots into art

Three sets of striking tables and chairs sit unassumingly outside a restaurant on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River. Each set is raised about a foot from the ground and carved from a huge...

Part Illusion: Thynn Lei Nwe at Myanm/art

Thynn Lei Nwe’s first ever solo exhibition at Myanm/art with her particularly poignant illustrations and paintings of her imagination on Monday, 9th July 2018. Photos by the Pictureman.

I’m not Trying to Seduce You at Myanm/art

An exploration into the idea of the Burmese Femme Fatale. Inspired by Aestheticism, the artists have created work with a wide range of outcomes including fashion photography, illustration and fine art. Photos by the Pictureman.

Philharmonic Society of Myanmar Festival at Sedona Hotel Yangon

With 9 musicians presenting masterclasses, workshops, a student concert, and a competition at PTL Piano service and Music School, the second edition of Philharmonic Society of Myanmar's Festival and Competition began last week at...

Q&A: The Mystery of Burma director Arkar

A slew of young filmmakers have shaken up the Myanmar film industry so far this year, with social media playing a key part in spreading and promoting their work. One of the filmmakers, Arkar Win,...

The Re-Vibrating at Goethe-Villa

A night of music when they will re-vibrated their old and new home, Goethe-Villa. Photos by the Pictureman.