Flying Circus Project 2013

Art Radar Asia interviews FCP artist couple, Tun Win Aung and Wah Nu – find out more in the Impact of FCP 2013!

Aung San Thar

San Thar Aung was born in 1980 in Burma. He is a journalist, filmmaker and media activist. Aung started his career in a local print media in 2005 after graduation. … Continue reading

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Anomaa Rajakaruna

Anomaa Rajakaruna is a sociologist with an interest in communication. She has travelled extensively in South Asia documenting the lives of community groups and, in particular the lives of women … Continue reading

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Aw Pi Kyeh (APK)

Aw Pi Kyeh is a well-known cartoonist and environment conservationist. With 30 years of cartooning, his choice of pen name was as such because it means ‘loudspeaker’ in Burmese. In … Continue reading

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Brett Bailey

Brett Bailey is a playwright, designer, director, festival curator and the artistic director of THIRD WORLD BUNFIGHT. His acclaimed iconoclastic dramas, which interrogate the dynamics of the post-colonial world, include … Continue reading

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Desire Machine Collective

Collaborating since 2004 as Desire Machine Collective, Sonal Jain and Mriganka Madhukaillya employ film, video, photography, and multimedia installation in their works. Assuming their name and theoretical disposition from Anti-Oedipus: … Continue reading

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Ju

Born 1958, she is a medical doctor, a profession she no longer practises. Her first novel ‘A Hmat T’ya’ (Remembrance) published in 1987 was an instant best-seller. Generally, the theme … Continue reading

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Julie Tolentino

Julie Tolentino is an interdisciplinary artist who creates durational movement-based installations opening dialogues through her raced and gendered body as a site of intervention. Solo and group projects commissioned and presented … Continue reading

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Kaffe Matthews

Kaffe Matthews was born in Essex, England and lives and works in London. Since 1990 she has been making and performing new electro-acoustic music worldwide with a variety of things … Continue reading

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Keiko Sei

Keiko Sei is writer, curator and teacher on media art and media activism.Her most recent curatorial project is “Re-Designing the East”, which is touring through Stuttgart, Gdansk, Budapest and Seoul. … Continue reading

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Ko Tar

Dr. Thant Lwin Maung, known as Ko Tar, is a well-known writer and translator, an educational pioneer, orthopedic surgeon and activist for environmental issues. Together with a well-known Buddhist monk, … Continue reading

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Lin Htet

Lives and works in Paris/Myanmar. Nyan Lin Htet started making performance art works in early 2000s and later he joined the contemporary theatre group Annees Folles for intensive theatre training … Continue reading

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Lorène Tamain

Theatre of the disturbed is an independent performance ensemble based in Yangon, Myanmar. It was founded in 2005 by Burmese theatre/performance artist Nyan Lin Htet and French musician/ humanitarian worker Lorène Tamain … Continue reading

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Maija Hirvanen

Maija Hirvanen is a choreographer and performance maker based in Helsinki, Finland. In addition to her solo and group performances she has made collaborations and projects with other artists. Maija’s … Continue reading

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May Phue Thet

A young female artist, an assistant dressmaker. May Phu Thet appear in the Mandalay art scene with her experimentation on old derisively puppet in new embroidery sparkling dress. She was … Continue reading

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Min Thein Sung

Min Thein Sung was born in Myanmar on 4th August 1978. While he was a student at Art School, he specialised in painting and sculpture. The first exhibition of his … Continue reading

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Moe Naing

Moe Naing is the director and founder of Gitameit Music Center in Yangon, Myanmar. He studied music in Payap University (Thailand) and came back to start the music center in … Continue reading

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Nge Lay

Nge Lay was born in 1979 in Pyin Oo Lwin and graduated with Bachelor degrees in economics (Yangon East University) as well as in fine art (National University of Art and Culture). Her recent … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Okkar

Twenty-four year old Maung Okkar’s film career began at the age of 14 when he starred in Dat-khe, a feature film directed by his father – the celebrated Burmese filmmaker U … Continue reading

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Ong Keng Sen

Ong Keng Sen, artistic director of TheatreWorks (Singapore), is a well-known performance director and has actively contributed to the evolution of an Asian identity; as well as the subsequent transglobalisation … Continue reading

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Rachael Swain

Rachael Swain is a founder and Co-artistic Director of Stalker Theatre, based in Sydney. She has pioneered challenging new approaches to Australian Physical Theatre, drawing on experimental dance and multi … Continue reading

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Sanathanan Thamotharampillai

Sanathanan Thamotharampillai completed a BFA and MFA in painting from the College of Art in Delhi. Solo exhibitions of his work have been held in 1998, 2001 and 2006 in Colombo … Continue reading

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Sithu Zeya

Sithu Zeya is an artist, activist, journalist and photographer who graduated from the National University of Art and Culture with a Bachelors in Painting. He was previously jailed for taking pictures of … Continue reading

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Tadasu Takamine

Tadasu Takamine is one of the most controversial, thought provoking, irreverent media, video and installation artist working in Japan right now. He is a frequent collaborator with other performance artists, … Continue reading

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Tellervo Kalleinen

Tellervo Kalleinen is an artist and filmmaker based in Helsinki. She has a MFA degree from the Time and Space programme in The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts. Working with … Continue reading

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Thaiddhi

Born in Myanmar (Burma) in 1983, Thaiddhi is a freelance cinematographer working in the field of documentary and short narrative film. Since 2006, Thaiddhi has completed the one year Academy … Continue reading

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Thu Thu Shein

Thu Thu Shein a freelance filmmaker, was born in 1983 in Yangon, Myanmar. She is a graduate of the National University of Arts and Culture’s Cinema and Drama course. She … Continue reading

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Tun Win Aung & Wah Nu

Myanmar artist couple Tun Win Aung and Wah Nu create work in a range of media, including painting, installation, performance and video. Tun Win Aung’s multimedia installations and performances are … Continue reading

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Venuri Perera

Venuri Perera is a choreographer, performer and dance teacher primarily trained in Kandyan Dance from the Chitrasena Vajira Kalayathanaya. She was a member of the Chitrasena Vajira Dance Company from … Continue reading

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Vertical Submarine

Vertical Submarine is an art collective from Singapore that consists of Joshua Yang, Justin Loke and Fiona Koh (in order of seniority). According to them, they write, draw and paint … Continue reading

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Vuth Lyno

Working primarily with photography and sound, Vuth Lyno, born in Phnom Penh in 1982, is interested in ideas around social transformation and national progress in Cambodia. He obtained a Bachelor’s … Continue reading

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Wai Mar Nyunt

The Burmese director Wai Mar Nyunt originally graduated in art from the University of Yangon. She taught Art History for a number of years and she still displays her own … Continue reading

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Wen Hui

Wen Hui is a choreographer and dancer. She studied choreography at the Beijing Dance Academy and graduated in 1989. In 1994 she founded Living Dance Studio in Beijing with Wu … Continue reading

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Wu Wenguang

Wu was born in south-western China’s Yunnan province in 1956. After graduating from high school in 1974, Wu was send to the countryside, where he worked as farmer for four … Continue reading

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Zarganar

Maung Thura (“Zargana”) is a poet, opposition activist, and leading comedian in Burma. He began a career in political activism through comedy while completing his undergraduate degree. As a performer, … Continue reading

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