2015 Photo and Poster Competitions
The competition winners’ photographs were exhibited as part of the festival as public art exhibition across downtown buildings, bridges and in Mahabandoola Park
INSIDE MY HOME
Project coordinator Matt Grace
In Collaboration with Myanmar Deitta and Myanmar Street Photographers.T
he Photo Content Jury was composed of Diana Valerezo - artist, art educator and Yangon Art and Heritage Festival Curator | Matt Grace – photographer and Myanmar Deitta founder | Matthew Hedges - Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Burma | Minzar Yar Oo - independent photo journalist | Thiha Soul - photographer and Myanmar Street Photographers founder.
Myanmar Deitta photography gallery and Myanmar Street Photographers initiated the the Inside My Home photography contest by giving an open call given to all photographers in Yangon. Photographers were asked to explore and portray the city as home, as a site to represent heritage related issues such as their favorite architectural places, scenes from daily life, the private home, the intimacy of place, and family culture. A hundred and twenty entries were submitted. All the photographs were printed and displayed at the Strand Road pedestrian footbridge. The thousands of people crossing the footbridge that connects Strand Road to the main ferry terminal viewed the public art installation every day.
Photo Competition Winners
First Prize Second Prize Thrid Prize
Zarni Phyo Aun Raza Yu Yu Myint Than
FESTIVAL POSTER COMPETITION
Coordinator | Khin Zaw Latt
In cooperation with the National Culture and Fine Arts University and Khin Zaw Latt, students were invited to enter the Festival Poster Competition. The Poster Competition Jury was composed of U Kyaw Oo - Rector of the National University Art and Culture Yangon | HMH Andrew Patrick British Ambassador in Yangon |U Myat Tun Aung Head of Painting Department at the National University Art and Culture Yangon | Htein Lin - Artist Co-curator of the My Yangon My Home – Art and Heritage Festival | Khin Zaw Latt Artist, gallery owner and Festival Poster Competition coordinator | Aung Myat Htay Artist, writer and curator.
Poster Competition Winners
First Prize Second Prize Third Prize
Myat Mon Mon Thant Aye Myat Thandar Aung Aung Thu Phyo
First Honourable Mention Second Honourable Mention
Aung Phyo Min Thet Khine Oo Eain
First Special Prize KZL Gallery Second Special Prize KZL Gallery
Phyo San Eian Yadanar Tun