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Myanmar

This page displays all Asia Society content on Myanmar in reverse chronological order. For more Asia Society work on Myanmar, please visit the Asia Society Policy Institute.

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Win Maung, U Tin Maung's fourth son, on stage in Myanmar.

Current Exhibitions

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Guest curator Sylvia Fraser-Lu explicates the relationship between art and religious practice in Myanmar.
Blog Post
In his first U.S. survey, Myanmar filmmaker Midi Z presented four films at Asia Society New York and discussed his work with Taiwanese actress Wu Ke-Xi and Asia Society's La Frances Hui.
Blog Post
Art conservator Leslie Gat shares her insights about conservation and discusses how she traveled to Myanmar to assess the condition of various sculptures that were coming to the Spring exhibition Buddhist Art of Myanmar.
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Art conservator Leslie Gat shares her insights about art conservation and describes how some of the objects in Asia Society Museum's Buddhist Art of Myanmar were conserved for the exhibition and beyond.
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One of the few restaurateurs offering Burmese food in New York shares his signature dishes on Friday evenings, 6:00-9:00 pm.
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Myanmar-born and Taiwan-based film director Midi Z and Taiwan actress Wu Ke-Xi speak with Asia Society Film Curator La Frances Hui following the screenings of the short film The Palace on the Sea and the feature film Return to Burma.
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Film director Midi Z and actress Wu Ke-Xi attend the opening of the film series Homecoming Myanmar: A Midi Z Retrospective and discuss the film 'Ice Poison' (2014) with Asia Society Film Curator La Frances Hui.
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Asia Society's Adriana Proser shares her insights into a noteworthy bronze bell featured in the exhibition "Buddhist Art of Myanmar."
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Designer Terence Tan's jewelry combines ancient ornaments from Myanmar with contemporary concepts.
Blog Post
Myanmar filmmaker Midi Z’s leading lady is in fact a cosmopolitan chameleon from Taiwan.
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Ahead of his first U.S. retrospective, Myanmar's rising auteur tells Asia Society, "In my stories, even though the characters deal drugs and traffic in humans, they are just ordinary people."
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Sylvia Fraser-Lu, guest curator for the exhibition "Buddhist Art of Myanmar," gives the back story behind a "wonderful, solid, dignified, firmly rooted" Earth Goddess (Vasudhara).
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Geoffrey Hiller has been documenting the people of Myanmar since 1987, capturing a nation gradually re-opening to the world.
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"It would be wonderful to see shows like this more frequently," says The Guardian, while The New York Times declares flatly, "the show is a find."
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Now editor-in-chief at one of Myanmar’s top media properties, former hijacker Soe Myint reflects on his country’s journey, and his own, with Asia Society’s Tom Nagorski.