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  • Jan 01, 2023

Yangon: An Interview with Nge Lay and Aung Ko

Installation view of NGE LAY‘s Printemps 21 series (2022) at “Memoires,” Musee d’Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne (MAC VAL), 2022.

2022 was a tough year for Myanmar artists. While trying to hold on strenuously after the February 1, 2021, military coup d’état and the government’s crackdown on its citizens, many artists eventually decided to leave the country, including the artist-couple Nge Lay and Aung Ko.

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