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Bart was Not Here: God Complex

Bart Was Not Here—or there; when I checked out his solo exhibition at the Myanm/art gallery. Oddly named God Complex, many would find it improper since we are living in a country...

Htein Lin solo exhibition: Skirting the issue

ဘုန္း(hpon), "power," is the concept of male superiority and misogyny that justifies the inequality of women and men, who are regarded as the ones with more hpon, in Myanmar society. It is...

Bagan in our heart – The 8th photo exhibition at Junction City

The 8th exhibition of Bagan in our heart aims to support an ancient city of Myanmar - Bagan to be registered as UNESCO World Heritage 2019 site at the 43rd session of...

Myitkyina’s very first art exhibition

From April 2 to 5, the Kachin Cultural Organization will host Myitkyina’s first artist exhibition. Free and open to the public, the exhibition will feature the work of ten local artists, one...

Chasing the dreams: Nobel Aung

An Animator Nobel Aung shares the journey of finding himself in the fantasy dreamworld of Myanmar’s animation panorama. A butterfly wings into no direction, a boy chasing it desperately...

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...