Visual documentaries, both film and photography, are a powerful storytelling medium that can spark debate, raise awareness, and even result in social change.
As history seems to repeat itself, the paintings of Myint Swe (1956-2019).are still relevant to the situation in Myanmar today. The catalogue: Burma: The Quiet Violence was written by the late art historian Shireen Naziree for his exhibition at Thavibu Gallery in 2014.
A Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, in a Ted Talk forum shared about risks from a “single perspective” in some stories. Either a single perspective about a person, group of people, places, events, and others.
This publication aims at giving an overview of the history and development of political art in Myanmar with a focus on the most important artists and their art works.
In June, the cabinet finally approved a draft of a landmark piece of legislation, the Prevention and Suppression of Torture and Enforced Disappearance Act.
Labour protections were insufficient before the coup. Now the junta is rolling them back
Restoration of health and wellbeing requires a strong condemnation of the junta for the appalling violations of basic human dignity that they have committed and continue to perpetrate, of which the weaponization of health is only one tragic and inexcusable example.
Having lived in Cambodia for the past 13 years, enamored with the country’s history and its people, I wanted to look at the history of relations between Cambodia and the Philippines, exploring the “ties that bind”, and discovering little bits of trivia here and there.
Around the region, informal workers are organizing and taking action to support each other during the crisis, all the while working to ensure a more just and protected future.
When Covid-19 ravaged the Philippines in early 2020, the rate of youth suicide took an alarming turn for the worse. Many young Filipinos were struggling to cope and access to mental health support was scarce, especially in rural communities. It was clear an intervention was desperately needed.