Zun Ei Phyu, MMR, 2018
How can plastic sheets of packaging material, bags and a combination of popsicle chicks and chopsticks give you a cool breeze?
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Zun Ei Phyu
Zun Ei is a visual artist, mainly working on paper cutting, playing with layers and lighting and creating installations. She started to paint when she was 10 years old.
After her graduation from medical university, she came back to the arts. Her artworks were already shown in more than ten international exhibitions, such as in Austria, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, and Indonesia including two solo exhibitions in Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur, as well as in more than twenty group exhibitions in Myanmar. She also attended artist in residency programs in Bali, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Vienna. She self-taught her for more experimental working methods and became attached to paper cutting and installation with shadow and lighting.
For her, art is the platform to interact, exchange experiences and get in dialogue with people. She likes to tell stories through her artworks. Her passion for communication and interaction led her to art therapy studies.
Zun Ei Phyu
Lives/Works: Yangon, Myanmar
Pure Gold is an exhibition organized by the ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen), Stuttgart, Germany, which promotes art and cultural exchange in exhibitions, dialogue and conference programs.
As a competence center for international cultural relations, ifa connects civil societies, cultural practices, art, media and science. The ifa is supported by the Federal Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany, the state of Baden-Württemberg and its capital Stuttgart.
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