Myanmar artist Aye Ko wins Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art 2017

A finalist for three consecutive editions, Aye Ko tops the 2017 shortlist including female artists Arahmaiani from Indonesia and Chaw Ei Thein from Myanmar for the Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art.

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Burmese artist Htein Lin breaks free of censorship and prison – interview

Burmese artist Htein Lin spoke to Art Radar about finding creative freedom in the unlikely setting of prison life, his yearning to return home and the changes in Burma’s art scene.

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Unapologetically political Burmese artist Chaw Ei Thein discusses her country and her art: Asia Art Archive interview

MYANMAR ART BURMESE ART ASIA ART ARCHIVE ARTIST INTERVIEW After growing up under Myanmar‘s military junta, Burmese artist Chaw Ei Thein‘s works is unapologetically political. In a recent interview with Asia Art Archive the artist speaks about the connection between … Continue reading