Art Radar Asia interviews FCP artist couple, Tun Win Aung and Wah Nu – find out more in the Impact of FCP 2013!
Read the full article here: http://artradarjournal.com/2013/10/18/burmas-flying-circus-tun-win-aung-and-wah-nu-interview/
We are satisfied with the response of the local people. As we said, we aimed small. We hoped a little. We didn’t aim for the development to the Myanmar art scene. What we planned is to meet with the local art scene and local people. This is called sharing the experiences, isn’t it? We would turn away when we see the children trying to touch the works in museum. We would have a chat with the young artists who visited the museum projects. We would try to explain carefully when the elderly visitors wonder and ask what the exhibited works are. In fact, we could see the advantages which we can get from museum project in the future.
Our FCP Artists, Tun Win Aung and Wah Nu presents phyoekyi: Portfolios 1.0 as part of the Museum Project #7: Taungyi Open Air Museum of New Media Art at YUMA Art Space on 5 and 6 May 2013.
Our FCP 2013 artist, Rachael Swain had her report of the Flying Circus Project 2013, published in Real Time. She shares about her experience traveling with the group in Burma and Singapore through learning, understanding and meeting various artists from many corners of the globe.
Here’s an excerpt from her article:
“FCP8 took place in the shifting sands of a Myanmar in transition at a moment in time where artists and activists who had lived a life of fear simply for taking on the roles of educators, critical thinkers or documenters were facing an overwhelming level of change.”
Find the full article here