DINING ROOM OPERA
Dining room Opera is a multimedia Installation, about the culture depression of Myanmar. As an eye witness between civil conflict, the art and the artists were depressed in the nightmares. This work searched artist's childhood memories of bedtime stories by his grandmother. A story about the puppets playing hide and seek in the emptiness of kitchen. That was kind of a nightmare after dinner called "rice-ghost".
Exhibition was hold in 2014 at
Rooster Gallery, New York, NY.
Photography is one of the artist's medium to get inspirations, experiencing and encountering to the realistic world. Nature can tell the truth to us, whatever new or old, ruins or cleaning and light or darks. The photographs are uncover about the places and time deep inside of the surface, telling behind the stories and how they were survived on earth. This photo series was started in 2011 and still on going till 2017, all photos are taken in the Myanmar, India, United state and Germany, where artist stayed for the residency program.
AUNG MYAT HTAY is an Artist/writer, Independent curator based in Yangon Myanmar. In his curatorial and artistic practice explores local forms of expression combined with a contemporary interpretations. He presented works in local and international and participated international artist residency programs since 2010 such as Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Bar1 Bangalore India, Koganecho Bazaar in Yokohama, RU residency in Brooklyn New York, Sylt foundation in Germany and Heritage Space in Hanoi Vietnam. He is an ACC grantee artist (Asian Cultural Council New York) and the founder of SOCA (School of Contemporary art online program).