apexart :: New York City Fellow :: Kaung Su
Fellowship Program
Name: Kaung Su
Visiting From: Yangon, Burma  
Dates of fellowship: September 13 - October 10, 2012  
Recommended by: Rodney Dickson
Cultural Envoy for the US Department Of State in Myanmar
Kaung Su was born in 1972 in Yangon, Burma. Between 1991-94, he studied painting with the local artist Pyi Soe Myint, and briefly attended Yangon's State School Of Fine Arts. He has been a regular participant in exhibitions since 1995 as well as performance art. In 2001, he had his very first one-man exhibition at Lawkanat Gallery in Yangon. In addition to his performance art, Kaung Su is also a video art/short film maker and author of several articles on Arts & Astronomy. In September 2011 he received a Special Mention for the New Vision Award of the Wathan Film Festival, Burma. He has organized three international exchange programs -- Ongoing Echoes Art Project -- since 2009, and participated in several other foreign art projects. He is a founder/director of Art Rise art-space (Burma) and on the Board of Directors for New Zero Art Space.

Video will show here.
FELLOWSHIP TALK: in conversation with Bad at Sports
Oct 9, 2012: download video (697MB .m4v)