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Tun Win Aung + Wah Nu

Artists on Art

Friday, November 11, 2011
6:15 PM–7:00 PM

Tun Win Aung and Wah Nu are an artist couple who maintain a studio in Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma). Both work in a range of media, including painting, installation, performance, and video. Tun Win Aung’s multimedia installations and performances are often produced specifically for outdoor sites, responding to local histories and environments, while Wah Nu’s paintings and video works use color and symbolism to create dreamlike, wistful impressions of her surroundings.
Their work has been exhibited in the Sixth Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, Australia (2009), the Third Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukuoka, Japan (2005), and the Eleventh Asian Art Biennial, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2004).
Theircurrent exhibition at Meulensteen Gallery in New York will be on view from November 10 – December 23, 2011.
About Artists on Art
Contemporary artists lead informal, topical talks within the museum’s galleries on Friday nights at 6:15 p.m. In conversation with Assistant Curator Beth Citron, speakers from New York and international contemporary art scenes interact with and informally discuss the rich artistic traditions of the Himalayas and surrounding regions in relation to their own practices and processes.