Aung Myat Htay - artist, writer, curator (Myanmar)

Aung Myat Htay born In Mandalay, Burma/Myanmar (1973), currently based in Yangon, Myanmar. Started the art education at Fine Art school in Mandalay and graduated BFA in University of Art and culture, Yangon. Without being confined by traditional means of expression, he explores the potential in the freedom of expression found In contemporary art. He expresses social messages with work that combines a contemporary sense with traditional forms of painting and sculpture. He is also known as a curator in Myanmar’s art community since 1998. In addition to his involvement within Myanmar, he has presented
work in several regions of asia including Thailand, India, Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines. In 2010 he participated In Fukuoka Asian Art Museum’s residency program. In 2011 he participated in Live Art 2011 in Banglore, India. Recently he participated at the Koganecho Bazaar International art festival at Yokohama,Japan.In 2013-2014, he got a 6 month grant from ACC (Asian Cultural council) for New York Residency program to research contemporary art practice, meet the artist & curator and create new work in USA.

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