Bob Percival’s four-year quest to collect and reproduce vintage book covers from the 1960s and ’70s has culminated in RetrogradeYangon Posters, a shop in Rangoon’s Bogyoke Market where the works can be purchased.
Artist Ye Yint Hein takes DVB into his workshop, where he casts political portraits in chalk powder.
The work of artisan potters in historic Shwebo, Sagaing Division is renowned across Burma. Their long tradition and distinctive style not only makes for a beautiful product, but has helped[…]
Art lovers in Rangoon were treated to a solo exhibition by leading political activist Min Ko Naing on Wednesday
A campaign called, “Their Hands, Our Future” has been set up in Rangoon to raise awareness for children whose parents cannot afford to send them to school.
After more than five decades of censorship, the art scene is blooming in Burma and artists enjoy a newfound freedom. But now, disagreement exists about the role art should play in society.
Burma sees more galleries open up as the art world catches on to its artists, with dozens now selling successfully.
Exhibitions are now showing political art openly in Burma. As the old censorship laws are being relaxed, protest groups are using art to spread their message.
Dec 19, 2008 (DVB), Famous actor Kyaw Thu, who is also vice president of the Free Funeral Service Society, has said he is leaving the world of film to concentrate[…]
Jul 17, 2008 (DVB), More than 200 cartoonists are participating in a fundraising cartoon exhibition in Rangoon to support victims of Cyclone Nargis, according to the editor of the weekly[…]