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STATEMENT RE. CONTINUED DETENTION OF MINZAYAR OO AND HKUN LAT Myanmar Deitta is an independent, not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation which works to develop the capacity and professional standards of photographers in Myanmar. We, the staff of Myanmar Deitta, are deeply concerned about the ongoing detention of photojournalists Minzayar Oo and Hkun Lat in Bangladesh. Minzayar Oo

Happy Thingyan

Saturday, 08 April 2017 by

Myanmar Deitta will be closed over Thingyan and visits will be by appointment only until the end of April. Happy New year to all of our friends and supporters!

Competition Finalists Announced!

Monday, 20 February 2017 by

On Wednesday evening the jury sat and selected their favourite images and we can now share with you this year’s shortlisted finalists! Congratulations to the 10 photographers below, who make up the shortlist from which we will announce three winners at a ceremony on Sunday 5th March 2017.   Shortlisted Finalists: Aung Kyaw Htet (Myanmar) Aung Naing Soe (Myanmar) Brennan O’Connor (Canada) Gabriel

Mekong Migration Network at Myanmar Deitta

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 by

Friday 28th – Sunday 30th October, Myanmar Deitta will be hosting the Mekong Migration Network. We hope to see you there! Beyond “Tolerance”: Living Together with Migrants Photo Exhibition and Documentary Opening Event: Friday 28 October 2016 | 2pm – 5pm Photo Exhibition: 29 – 30 October 2016 | Sat – Sun | 10am –

Libraries – books and equipment!

Friday, 23 September 2016 by

We are very happy to announce that our library is now open to the public! More than 200 books on photography in a reference library at the gallery, and equipment to borrow. Drop by to see what we have to offer!

Gallery closed for two weeks.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 by

Please note! The gallery and library will be closed until 1st September while the Deitta team heads to Malaysia for Obscura Photo Festival 2016. See you when we re-open!

Happy New Year!

Saturday, 09 April 2016 by

Please be aware, Myanmar Deitta will be closed from 10th April for 10 days as we celebrate Thingyan – see you in the new year!

From tomorrow for 5 days we’ll be hosting an exhibition for the Italian Embassy showcasing some of the works submitted to their photo competition ‘Yangon Cultural Heritage: Looking back at the past in order to develop a sustainable future’. Come down and take a look! Tues 5th – Sat 9th April | 10am – 5pm

Print Sale and Website Launch!

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 by

For four weeks in November and December Myanmar Deitta showcased the work of six amazing photographers working to shine a spotlight on the harsh realities of Myanmar’s extractive industries. Stories including the illicit jade trade from northern Myanmar’s Kachin State, the aftermath of government crackdowns on protests against the controversial Letpadaung copper mine in Sagaing

Events this week!

Monday, 25 January 2016 by

A few great events coming up this week! On Wednesday participants from our workshops with the fantastic people from Statement Arts will be hosting a projection of their work. Then on Thursday we’ll be hosting National Geographic legend Ira Block and award-winning photographer Ari Espay for talks about their work as leading international photographers.    

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