Specializing in Thai & Asian Contemporary Art

Born: 1971 Shan State, Burma


2019 Solo Exhibition, TKG+, Taipei, Taiwan Asian Art Biennale, Taichung, Taiwan

2018 Solo Exhibition, BULLET SCHOOL, H Gallery Bangkok, Thailand

2018 The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Imagined Borders, The 12th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea

2018 Trade Markings, Curated by Vivien Ziherl in collaboration with Charles Eshe and Annie Fletcher, Van Abbemusuem, Eindhoven, NL

2018 DIASPORA :EXit / EXile / EXodus, Curated by Loredana Paracciani, MAIIAM Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2018 Dhaka Art Summit, A Beast, A God and A Line.  Curated by Cosmic Costinas, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2017 Urban Implosion, Curated by Seungki Cho,  Asia Culture Center, Gwanju, South Korea

2017 Narcissiam & Social Interaction, Curated by Parashar Naik, Clark House Initiative, Bombay

2016 Creative Operational Solution, Curated by Cosmin Costinas, Para Site, Hong Kong.

2016 Home Videos, Curated by Sumesh Sharma, Clark House Initiative, Bombay.

2016 The Jerusalem Show VIII Before and After Origins curator: Vivian Ziherl, Al Ma'mal Foundation/ Shu'fat refugee camp/ Qalandiya International, Old city, Jerusalem

2016 Body Luggage, Migration Von Gesten, Curated by Zasha Colah, steirischer herbst 2016, Kunsthaus, Graz, AT

2016 Historica-Republican Aesthetics: Invited Curator Sumesh Sharma,, IMMA Irish Museum of Modern Art, Ireland

2016 India's search for power 1966-1982, curated by Sumeshwar Sharma, The Dak'Art 2016, 12th edition of Dakar's Biennale for  Contemporary Art, Dakar, Senegal

2016 No Longer At Ease, The Life of Lines, curated by Vivian Ziherl, QUT Art Museum, IMA Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

2016 Yawnghwe Office in Exile, Clark House Initiative/Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Indian Art Fair, Delhi

2016 Liberty Taken by Surprise curated by Zasha Colah, Clark House Initiative, Bombay, India

2016 Yawnghwe Office in Exile with Adrian Melis curated by Jelle Bouwhuis, NDSM Tree house, Netherlands

2016 Liberty Taken, Clark House Initiative and Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Bombay, India

2015 Kamarado, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam/Clark House Initiative, The Netherlands

2014 Schmall Gallery Sint Jansstraat 51 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2014 State of the Art, TOM act III, Nicolaus & Draaijer, Hasselt, Belgium

2013 Blinded by The New Light ( I know what you did last summer.),Sangdee Gallery, Thailand

2010 Mediamorfosi 2.0 Act_01 Contributi alle lingue dell'arterità. Curated by Gabriele Perretta Portici, IT

2009 Theatre of More di Heinrich Nicolaus, White Box, New York NYC

2009 Teatro della memoria di Heinrich Nicolaus con la partecipazione di Sawan Yawnghwe, Palazzo Albrizzi. A collateral event , 53.Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte La Biennale di Venezia.  

2007 Cioccolato come arte Fondazione ECM di Settimo Torinese, in collaborazione con l'associazione ALPGAMC         

2005 I Mestieri di Érgon, curated by Gabriele Perretta, Palazzo M, Latina, Italy

2002 Yes, Galleria Ernst Hilger, Paris, France

2002 Object troveGalleria Ernst Hilger Vienna, Austria

2002 Exit, curated by Francesco Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

2001 Lets be serious, Galleria Stefania Miscetti, Rome, Italy (solo)

2001 Le tribu’ dellarte, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, Galleria comunale darte Moderna e contemporanea, Rome, Italy

2000 The Kick, curated by Sergio Risaliti, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy (solo)

2000 A Lordre du jour, curated by Lorand Hegyi, Grand Palais Paris, France

1996 My life as an Echo 2355 Harvard Montreal (solo)

1995 Incidences Galerie Lieu oust, Montrea

l1993 Artropolis Woodwards building, Vancouver B.C.

1991 Revolver, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.


Burma, September 2007, Contemporary Art and Polical Iconoraphy, Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz. Max Seidel

'Liberty Taken' (Archive Books, forthcoming in 2016), in 20th Century Indian Art (Skira,  2016)

Public talks

The New Delhi Declaration: Tales of Conceptual Exile and its exhibition propaganda with the Yawnghwe Office in Exile and Clark House Initiative with Sumeshwar Sharma and Zasha Colah 30 January 2016