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Moe Satt

Myanmar

Grants Awarded

2017 | Visual Art | United States

for a six-month fellowship to engage with artists and curators and to explore the contemporary arts world in the U.S.

Events

Special Event / United States

Sundays on Broadway: A shared evening with Neil Greenberg, John Jasperse, Moe Satt

November 12, 2017

In F n’ F Moe Satt explores formal relationships between the face and fingers, achieving 108 combinations: hands that cover the face like a mask; gestures that represent blossoms (a memory from his childhood); a gun sign that plays with differences in meaning when the fingers are pointed to his head and outwards. In Asian cosmology, the sacred number 108 signifies, among many things: 108 sensorial feelings, 108 earthly temptations, 108 questions posed to Buddha, 108 Ayurvedic pressure points, 108 t’ai chi martial moves, and 108 bell chimes to usher the new year.

Sundays on Broadway events are free and open to the public. All Sundays on Broadway events begin at 6:00 pm. Doors open at 5:45 pm at WeisAcres. Keep in mind, this is a small space. Please arrive on time out of courtesy to the artists.

Moe Satt, a performance artist from Myanmar, is currently in NY on his six-month ACC Fellowship. 

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Grantee: Moe Satt

Special Event / United States

Moe Satt: An Introduction to Performance Art in Myanmar

March 15, 2018

Artist and curator Moe Satt will give a presentation on the development of performance art in Myanmar, from the 1990s to the present day. Following Satt’s presentation, writer and curator Simon Wu will lead the audience response, based on his own research and interviews with contemporary artists in Myanmar.

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Grantee: Moe Satt