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Htein Lin

Aye Aye Htwe

Htein Lin

Ma Khin Pyone

Htein Lin

Ni Nweh Min

Htein Lin

Win Min Thant

Htein Lin

Zin Mar

Htein Lin

Maw Maw Thinn

Htein Lin

Nwe Aye Khine

Htein Lin

Dhamma

Htein Lin

Anyeint

Htein Lin

Nyo Nyo Khin

Htein Lin

Ma Shwe Oo, the Lady of the Royal Mountain

Htein Lin

Mi Let To, the Crocodile Maiden

Htein Lin

Mother Nan Karaing, the Buffalo Nat

Htein Lin

Sanda Mukhi, the Ogress

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Htein Lin Myanmar (Burma)

Born in 1966, Ingapu, Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar
Currently lives and works in Yangon, Myanmar

 
Education
1994
1994 Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree at Yangon University, Myanmar
 
Solo Exhibitions
2024
‘Reincarceration’, Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore
2023
Solo Show, Ivy Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar
2022
‘Htein Lin: Another Spring’, Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore
‘The Cycle of Life’, PontArte Gallery & Tasneem Gallery, Maastricht, the Netherlands
2019
‘Htein Lin: A Show of Hands’, Buffalo AKG Art Museum, Buffalo, New York, USA
‘Htein Lin: Skirting Issue’, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, HK
‘Skirting the Issue’, River Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar
‘The Longyi Project’, Shinwa Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
2017
‘Htein Lin: Recovering the Past’, Yavuz Gallery, Singapore
Solo Show, Gallery de la Retour, Isle de La Sorgue, France
2016
‘Picking up the Pieces’, Goethe Villa, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Signs of the Times’, River Gallery, Yangon Myanmar
2015
‘The Storyteller’ Solo Exhibition, Goethe Villa, Yangon, Myanmar
2011
Solo Exhibition, North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford, UK
2008
‘The Cell’, Karin Weber Gallery, HK
‘Recycled’ Solo Exhibition, Coningsby Gallery, London, UK
2007
‘Burma: Inside Out’ Solo Exhibition, Asia House, London, UK
2006
‘Come Rain or Shine’ 4th Solo Show, River Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar
2005
‘Recycled’ 3rd Solo show, Lokanat Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar
 
Group Exhibitions
2024
Art Central, Karin Weber Gallery, HK
‘Against the Tide: Myanmar Art in the Moment’, Karin Weber Gallery. London, UK
2023
‘Myanmar: Faces & Figures’, Karin Weber Gallery, HK

Born in 1966, Ingapu, Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar
Currently lives and works in Yangon, Myanmar

 
Education
1994
1994 Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree at Yangon University, Myanmar
 
Solo Exhibitions
2024
‘Reincarceration’, Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore
2023
Solo Show, Ivy Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar
2022
‘Htein Lin: Another Spring’, Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore
‘The Cycle of Life’, PontArte Gallery & Tasneem Gallery, Maastricht, the Netherlands
2019
‘Htein Lin: A Show of Hands’, Buffalo AKG Art Museum, Buffalo, New York, USA
‘Htein Lin: Skirting Issue’, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, HK
‘Skirting the Issue’, River Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar
‘The Longyi Project’, Shinwa Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
2017
‘Htein Lin: Recovering the Past’, Yavuz Gallery, Singapore
Solo Show, Gallery de la Retour, Isle de La Sorgue, France
2016
‘Picking up the Pieces’, Goethe Villa, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Signs of the Times’, River Gallery, Yangon Myanmar
2015
‘The Storyteller’ Solo Exhibition, Goethe Villa, Yangon, Myanmar
2011
Solo Exhibition, North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford, UK
2008
‘The Cell’, Karin Weber Gallery, HK
‘Recycled’ Solo Exhibition, Coningsby Gallery, London, UK
2007
‘Burma: Inside Out’ Solo Exhibition, Asia House, London, UK
2006
‘Come Rain or Shine’ 4th Solo Show, River Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar
2005
‘Recycled’ 3rd Solo show, Lokanat Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar
 
Group Exhibitions
2024
Art Central, Karin Weber Gallery, HK
‘Against the Tide: Myanmar Art in the Moment’, Karin Weber Gallery. London, UK
2023
‘Myanmar: Faces & Figures’, Karin Weber Gallery, HK

‘Die Fliege Is A Fly In Volo’, AR-Ge Kunst, Bolzano, Italy
‘SPACIOUS‘, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, HK
2022
‘Love In The Dream I’, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, HK
‘Emplotment’, Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary
2021
‘After Hope: Videos of Resistance’, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, USA
‘Myanmar Voices’: We Are Still Here’, Online exhibition, Karin Weber Gallery, HK
‘Soutien aux artistes et aux photographes birmans‘, Retour de Voyage, L’Isle sur la Sorgue, France
2020
‘Essentialist Images’, Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore
2019
‘The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’, Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
SE Asia Contemporary Conceptual Art ‘Context, Context, Contestation’, The Secretariat, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Silent is Golden’, Japan Foundation, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Found: Our Heritage, Our Future’, Aung Soe Myint and Htein Lin, Yangon Heritage Trust, Yangon, Myanmar
‘SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now’, The Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts & Mori Art Museum of Fine Art, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
‘Everyday Justice, Arts Films and Stories’, Tourist Burma building, Yangon, Myanmar
2018
‘After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History’, Asia Society and Museum, New York, USA
‘Pure Gold: Upcycled! Upgraded!’, The Secretariat, Yangon, Myanmar
Curator of ‘Sound Weaving’ by Tun Win Aung/Wah Nu, National Museum, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Seven Decades’ group exhibition, The Secretariat, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Our Turn Now’, Gallery de la Retour, Isle de La Sorgue, France
‘Speaking Out’ 9 Myanmar Artists, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, and Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Berkeley, CA, USA
2017
‘Yangon Made My Heart Beat Fast: New Contemporary Art from Myanmar’, Karin Weber Gallery, HK
‘Artists Beyond Boundaries’ group show, American Center, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Sunshower’, Southeast Asia Group show, Mori Gallery, Tokyo and Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan
‘Allegory’, Galeri Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
‘Myanmar 2050’, River Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Voices of Transition – Contemporary Art from Myanmar’, Lunn and Sgarbossa, London, UK
‘10 x 10’, Article 25, London, UK
2016
Gangaw Village Group Show, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Silent for a While: Contemporary Art from Myanmar’, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, HK
‘10/10’, River Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar
Setouchi Triennale 2016, Takamatsu/Seto inland Sea, Japan
‘Picking up the Pieces’, Goethe Villa, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Signs of the Times’, River Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Body Luggage:Migration of Gestures’, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
SEAsia+ Triennale, Jakarta, Indonesia
Singapore Biennale, Singapore Art Museum (SAM), Singapore
‘Mangroves: Forests of the Tide’, Gallery 65, Yangon, Myanmar
2015
Group Show at 20th Anniversary of River Gallery, River Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Experiments with Trust: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence’, ICRC Museum, Geneva, Switzerland
‘Happyland’, Tasneem Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
‘Kamarado’, Stedelijk Museum Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2014
‘Dhaka Art Summit’, Tasneem Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
‘Beyond the Itch’ Solo Exhibition, River Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Pagodas, Longyis and Nats’, Museum Fuenf Kontinente, Munich, Germany
Contemporary Dialogues Festival, Yangon, Myanmar
Art Basel 2014, Miami, USA
‘Capturing Only Merit’ group show, Peoples’ Park, Yangon, Myanmar
2013
Art of Transition Conference, Yangon, Myanmar
‘Htein Lin and Ernesto Leal: El Fragmento Eliminado’, Tasneem Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
2012
India Art Fair, Tasneem Gallery, India
Singapore Fringe Festival, Singapore
Asia House Group Show, London, UK
Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair, Shanghai, China
Freedom Film Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Clark House Mumbai’, ISCP, New York, USA
Indian Biennale, Kochi, India
2011
Burmese Group Exhibition, Karin Weber Gallery, HK
Brighton Festival, UK
‘Prison Paintings’, Chimay, Belgium
TAMA Tupada Performance Art Festival, Philippines
Exhibition of prison paintings for Human Rights Day, Prague, the Czech Republic
2010
Singapore Fringe Festival, Singapore
‘Let Me Out of Hell’, Burmese Theatre Workshop, London, UK and Marseille, France
Exhibition with artist Chaw Ei Thein, Thavibu Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
Art Asia Miami, Miami, USA
2009
‘Beyond Burma II’, Menier Chocolate Factory, London, UK
‘Outside In: Alternative Narratives in Contemporary Art’, University Museum and Art Gallery, HK
Group Exhibition, Karin Weber Gallery, HK
‘Missing Asia, Observing Europe’ Solo Exhibition, Tasneem Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
2008
‘Beyond Burma’, Chocolate Factory, London, UK
‘Twenty Years On’, Suvannabhumi Gallery, Chiang Mai, Thailand
‘Out of Burma’ Solo Exhibition, Quest Gallery, Bath, UK
‘Recovering Lives’, School of Art Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
‘Crossings: Contemporary Asian Art’, Jack Olson Gallery, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, USA
‘Museum of Resistance, Deportation, the War, Rights and Freedom’ Solo Exhibition, Museo del Carcere Le Nuove, Turin, Italy
2007
Venice Biennale 2007, Venice, Italy
‘Asian Attitudes’, Poznan National Museum, Poland
2006
B-S-urma Event. Galleria Välivuosi, Helsinki, Finland
2005
‘00235’, North Okkalapa, Yangon, Myanmar
 
Awards
2016
Nominated for Sovereign Art Prize 2016, Sovereign Art Foundation, Hong Kong
Nominated for Benesse Foundation Award, Naoshima, Japan
2013
Nominated Artist, Absolut Art Award
2011
Nominated Artist, Signature Art Prize, Asia-Pacific Breweries Foundation/Singapore Art Museum
 
Artist In Residence
2006-2007
Rimbun Dahan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
Collections
The US Embassy, Yangon, Myanmar
M+ Contemporary Art Museum, HK
ICRC Museum, Geneva, Switzerland
Singapore Art Museum (SAM), Singapore
Staatliches Museum Fuenf Kontinente, Munich, Germany
Private Collections across India, Belgium, France, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, US, UK, Myanmar, Cambodia and China

Exhibitions

Art Central 2024 | Booth B04

Against the Tide: Myanmar Art in the Moment

Myanmar: Faces and Figures

‘“Yangon Made My Heart Beat Fast:”
New Contemporary Art from Myanmar’

Art Fairs

Art Central 2024 | Booth B04