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Identity of Love - 7

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Identity of Love - 7

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Thadi Htar

US$ 400

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2019

Inkjet print

Edition of 5

Dimensions: 99.1cm (H) x 61cm (W) / 39" (H) x 24" (W)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.

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In order to curb or stop the spread of hate speech, you need to know the identity of love. What does love look like? How does it feel to be loving and accepting of differences? As a performance artist, I use my body as a kind of artistic material, sharing my emotions and concept with action, simultaneously interacting with the audience. In performance art, we confront. It is not acting or theater, it is our thoughts and feelings put into action. This series of photographs documents a performance wherein I cross-dress, cross-pollinate and cross-reference varied identities in Myanmar. I am from Rakhine state. I am Rakhine. But I am from Myanmar. Through performance, I can embody another’s identity with respect and dignity.

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Born: 1982

Hometown: Sittwe

Based in: Yangon and Sittwe

Thadi Htar means “caution” in Burmese. It is written on electrical boxes and warnings signs throughout Myanmar. Thadi Htar grew up in Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar and attended Sittwe University. He spends certain parts of the year in Mrauk U, Ngapali, and Yangon, an artist and a nomad, preferring to live in between urban and rural spaces. He has actively participated in the arts scene in Myanmar for over a decade, including exhibitions produced by creative collective theart.com - BodyReports 1&2 in 2009-2010, and Fused in 2008; multiple editions of Beyond Pressure Performance Art Festival, 7000 Padauk, and as part of the Ten Men documentary film workshop and production team. His primary medium is performance, or action art. He uses his body to convey a story or practice and interrogate his own ego through his body.

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