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Contemporary Artwork: Intersections gallery features Burmese artists at Art Stage Singapore 2017

Get a glimpse of contemporary art from Myanmar at Art Stage Singapore 2017 with Intersections Gallery as the artists show us various aspects of Myanmar through their work

Jan 12, 2017 | By Vimi Haridasan

If you are heading down to Art Stage Singapore 2017 later this weekend, then you may want to swing by the booth by Intersections Gallery to get a glimpse of its selection of contemporary art from Myanmar. The collection named “When Blood Boils” its brings us various artists across three generations.

Khin Zaw Latt

Khin Zaw Latt

The survey exhibition brings us on a journey through Myanmar, both past and present. With Nge Lay, Wah Nu and Tun Win Aung, Intersections explores the Irrawady river. An area that has been an important form of infrastructure for the country, it is celebrated with a video work “The Spirit of the River” by Lay, a photo series by Nu and Aung titled “Portrait of the People who Live on the Ayeryarwady River Bank”. Along with these three artists are Aung Myint, Myint Myint Tin and Nann Nann. The artists use nature and the environment as the central theme of their artworks.

Nge Lay

Nge Lay

Apart from artists who explore environmental issues, the exhibition also features artists who capture political events that have left their mark on the Burmese people and undeniably shaped their country today. The artists, Aung Ko, nylen Chan Su, Khin Zaw Latt, Zonoy, Phyu Mon, Chan Aye and Aye Ko, tackle issues that have affected both political stability and the educational system.

The exhibition can be seen at Art Stage Singapore 2017 from January 12 to 15.