The Storyteller is a solo exhibition featuring the works of the artist, activist and former political prisoner Htein Lin. The show is being curated by Nathalie Johnston and organized by the Goethe-Institut Myanmar.
Burmese artist Htein Lin opens up about creating art in prison, his battle against censorship and…
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About Htein Lin
Born in 1966 in Ingapu, Ayeyarwady Division, he was active in the 1988 student movement at Rangoon University where he studied law. Going underground after the military takeover, he spent almost four years in a refugee camp on the Indian border, where he studied art with Mandalay artist Sitt Nyein Aye, and in an ABSDF (Northern Branch) student rebel camp at Pajau on the Chinese border.