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




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 cultureA 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 




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