Myat Htay AungBurma
Grants Awarded2013 | Visual Art | United States
ACC provided support to Myat Htay Aung to research contemporary art in New York, as well as meet artists and curators, and participate in an international artist residency program.
Aung Myint one of the founding father's of Myanmar's contemporary art movement is recognised for his cubist style paintings particularly around the "Mother & Child" theme. This collection of his paintings is a departure from this theme and includes stylized portraits as well as purely abstract works in his signature palette of black, white and red.
Grantee: Myat Htay Aung
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre and the Japan Foundation Asia Center present Mode of Liaisons exhibition as a part of "Condition Report", a collaborative art project with curators from Japan and Southeast Asian countries with the objectives to incubate young curators through working in collboration with senior curators. The Condition Report Project is composed of 2 parts of the curatorial works under the main theme “What is Southeast Asia?”. The first part is 4 exhibitions curated by the senior curators in 4 cities: Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Bangkok to demonstrate their concepts, phenomenons, and contents of contemporary art as well as to employ the exhibition as an opportunity to train young curators. The second part is 14 separated exhibitions curated independently by young curators.