Term: May – July 2022
Born in 1986 in Yangon, Thu Myat has a B.A. in Business Management as well as a Diploma in Multimedia. He is the co-founder of Plus Ka Gyia company which specializes in graphic design. He is a member of the OKP Crew, he has been at the forefront of Myanmar’s urban and street art – especially as the organizer of Rendezvous: South East Asia Urban Art Event.
He has participated in numerous exhibitions, including several group shows at New Zero Art Space and Lawkanat Gallery in Yangon. He also participated in the exhibition Urbane at Folklore-Kunstraum in Innsbruck, Austria, in 2013. In 2017 he was commissioned to create a giant mural painting on the Myaynigone Flyover in Yangon. In 2017 he was commissioned to create a giant mural painting on the Myaynigone Flyover in Yangon.
His first exhibition in Singapore “Myanmar New Wave, pop art revisited”, took place in October 2017. In 2018, Thu Myat was exhibited at SEA FOCUS on Intersections’ booth and at Intersections’ gallery in a group show titled “Playing Time and Space”. In 2020 Thu Myat was commissioned by the Singapore Tourism Board to create artworks for the Singapore Festival in Yangon.