Based in: Yangon, Myanmar
Wah Nu (b. 1977, Yangon, Myanmar) began her artistic activities after studying music at the University of Culture, Yangon. She currently works in various media, primarily painting and film. Wah Nu has been creating pop-style paintings through which she expresses her personal emotions, employing clouds and foliage as motifs. In tandem with painting, Wah Nu also creates films with a distinctive floating sense that evokes daydreaming.
In 2004, she held her first solo show in Yangon, and also participated in the 11th Asian Biennale Bangladesh. In 2005, she took part in the 3rd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, and also held a solo show at Art-U room. She has also showed in group exhibitions in Yangon in 2006 and 2007. Public collections include: Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (Fukuoka, Japan); Kadist (San Francisco, United States); Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art (Brisbane, Australia); Singapore Art Museum (Singapore); Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York, United States).
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