Locals fear for the future of a dilapidated but storied manor in northern Shan State.
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A book on Myanmar contemporary art was recently republished in English, almost nine years after the initial censored version was printed in Burmese.
Once a thriving industry in the Mon State village of Mudoon, these days only two families continue a long tradition of producing writing slate.
Yo Ya May is a labor of love. The Bogyoke Market store sells Chin crafts, supports ethnic women and reinvigorates tradition.
‘This is about freedom—a flower in the wild and in the wind. So, I didn’t even frame this painting,’ says artist Triangle Tun Naing of his work.
Myanmar artist showcases his modern works at the Ahla Thit Gallery in Yangon.
S8it exhibition at Bo Aung Kyaw Art Gallery showcases 40 paintings with the theme of revolution, including works by Thoe Hteine.
Michael Vatikiotis looks at modern Southeast Asia and the power dynamics and conflicts that shape one of the world’s fastest growing regions.
Aung Htet Lwin’s fourth solo show, featuring scenes from Yangon and Mandalay, opens at Cloud 31 Gallery.
With the Secretariat open to the public on Martyrs’ Day, The Irrawaddy revisits this feature from August, 2016 on hopes for the historic building.
Exhibition in Yangon dedicates works on Martyrs’ Day to famous leader.
Myanmar painter Than Htay shows his new exhibition in Yangon.
After decades of studying and practicing, Su Zar Zar hopes to preserve the musical tradition she became enamored with as a child.
The Irrawaddy revisits this article from April 2014, after a Myanmar designer finds success in New York and returns home.
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