U Aye Kyu, new artist and CEO of Zero Art Space, is passionate about the promotion of Myanmar traditional crafts.
It was the driving force behind “from craft to art: Myanmar Handicrafts Exhibition and Fair”, which was held in Karaweik Kandawgyi Garden in Yangon from February 26 – March 1.
He said U Aye Koo wanted the event to “make the people of Myanmar realize their products, to find out which products come from where, to allow people to cherish Myanmar traditional crafts and develop the habit of collecting art.”
The new zero-organized the event in collaboration with the British Council and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.Read More »
Myanmar has a long tradition in the production of handicrafts ranging from lacquered wood sculpture for the manufacture of swords objects, but this has quickly become an organized industry, although the market for these products has increased.
Myanmar traditional market for local and foreign buyers has grown over the past two years, and places to buy these items have expanded from historical pagodas and Bogyoke market of art galleries and shopping centers.
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Myanmar local handicraft aiming to enter global market, according to Tokyo University of Arts and Japan Institute of Design Promotion discussed about modern Myanmar handicraft design to global market and mainly target to Europe and some ASEAN countries. They are now preparing to make a change at materials, techniques and design for quality handicrafts and need to learn about craft trends to improve their international market demands.
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