Ziv Koren: Writing with Light

Sunday, 17 January 2016 by

Our latest exhibition, a masterclass in the use of light by Israeli photographer Ziv Koren, opens Monday 18th January at 10am. Ziv will be giving an introduction to the exhibition and a lecture on his life as a photographer on opening day at 11am. Free entry and all welcome!

UNEARTH opens!

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 by

Our brand new exhibition is now open at the gallery – please come down and see it! 24 November – 19 December 2015 | Tues – Sat | 10am – 5pm In July and August 2015, six photographers began documenting Myanmar’s diverse and highly lucrative extractive industries sector. The photographers followed stories throughout the country,

New exhibition: Framing the Transition

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 by

Twelve Burmese photographers ‘frame’ the transition in Myanmar: addressing some of the burning issues confronting their country during this historic period. Their documentary photography essays give a powerfully intimate look at subjects as varied as mi-grant workers, rural poverty and inadequate education, land grabbing, environmental degradation, lack of transitional justice, drug abuse, ethnic conflict, and

Competition Winners Announced!

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 by

Congratulations to the winners of our ‘Inside My Home’ photo competition! On Sunday night at the closing ceremony of the My Home My Yangon Art and Heritage Festival we awarded prizes to the following: 5th place: Lauren DeCicca 4th place: Marylise Vigneau 3rd place: Eugenie Stone 2nd place: Aun Raza 1st place: Zarni Phyo Congratulations

Inside My Home

Tuesday, 03 March 2015 by

Yesterday morning a group of hardworking volunteers gathered on the pedestrian bridge running down to Pansodan Jetty to install a public exhibition of the entries we received for our ‘Inside My Home’ photography exhibition. Please make sure you head down to see the entries if you are in Yangon any time between now and 22nd March!

Mothers of Patience

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 by

Finally the new gallery is nearly ready! Please join us on Monday 16th February at 6.30pm for the unveiling of our very first exhibition in the new space, ‘Mothers of Patience’ by Fatemeh Behboudi. 3rd Floor, Number 49, 44th Street, Botahtaung, Yangon.

A brief hiatus…

Thursday, 23 October 2014 by

As I’m sure many of you already know the current gallery on Parami Road is shutting down and we’re taking a short break before our beautiful new gallery in downtown Yangon opens early next year. Come down on Saturday night for a final party as we close Minzayar’s stunning exhibition ‘Land of Jade’, and make sure you sign

Land of Jade closing party

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 by

As the opening event for our latest exhibition was a private affair we will be hosting a closing party on Saturday 25th to give everyone a chance to see the work over a few drinks. We hope you can join us! Land of Jade Closing party Saturday 25th October 2014, 7pm. Photographs by Minzayar Exhibition

Jam It! opens Saturday 13th September

Monday, 08 September 2014 by

Another brand new exhibition – this time teaming up with our friends at Jam It! to raise some money for their latest project. For six weeks in September and October the Witness Yangon Documentary Arts Space will be hosting an exhibition of posters, prints and postcards from Jam It!, all on sale to raise money for

Jam It! Photographers

Monday, 28 July 2014 by

In September Myanmar Deitta will be teaming up with Jam It! to host an exhibition of photographs of Myanmar’s alternative music scene. The exhibition will aim to promote the artists, the shows, and help raise some funds for the production of a new album showcasing Myanmar’s young alternative musicians. If you are a photographer who