MOE SATT
Born July 20, 1983, Yangon, Myanmar

Moe Satt lives and works as a visual and performance artist and curator in Yangon, Myanmar. Moe started creating art after graduating from East Yangon University in Myanmar with a degree in Zoology in 2005 and is part of a new generation of emerging Burmese artists. In 2008, he founded and organized Beyond Pressure, an international festival of performance art in Myanmar. As a performance artist, Moe has performed in galleries and also on the streets of Yangon. He has been actively participating in live arts festivals in Southeast Asia and South Asia, and on the international stage. Through his travel encounters, Moe sees the differences between performance artists from both open and those from more restricted societies. While contemplating the regional landscape of performance art and on the artistic mindset
of individual countries in the region, he has developed a greater understanding of his own identity as an artist and as a person.

Moe Satt was a finalist for the Hugo Boss Asia Art Award 2015 and participated in the 2nd CAFAM Biennale at CAFA Art Museum in Beijing, China, in 2014. The artist also curated the exhibitions “General / Tiger / Gun” at Rebel Art Space in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2014, “Forward/Backward: 8 Myanmar Second-Wave Contemporary Artists”, H Gallery (Thailand, 2011). “On/Off: Myanmar Contemporary Art Event”, The Almaz Collective (Vietnam, 2010). He writes regularly on art in Myanmar and contributes to magazines across the region.
Biography

Born July 20, 1983, Yangon, Myanmar

Education

2004 B.Sc (Zoology), East of Yangon University, Myanmar.
2007 CDCE (Community Development and Civic empowerment), Chiangmai University, Thailand.

Solo Exhibitions

2006 Prayer (performance art), Mr.Guitar cafe, Yangon, Myanmar.

2007 Zero (performance art), Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
2008 Hands On/Off (installation art / performance art) Hooyong Performing Art Center, S-korea.
2009 F n’ B (performance art), Lokanat art gallery, Yangon, Myanmar.
2010 Hands oxide (photo & video art / performance art), Hanoi, Vietnam.
2010 Happening In Rain _days & night (photo art), Gallery Cafe Ohoo, Seoul, S-Korea.
2011 Words/Dialogue (performance art), Botataung Jetty, Yangon, Myanmar.
2014 Chronicle of Moe Satt (performance art), Mullae Art Space, Seoul, S-Korea
2014 He said / She said (performance art), Asahi Art Square, Tokyo, Japan. Group Exhibitions
2005 Performance Site Myanmar, 05 Yangon, Myanmar.
2006 Myanmar Performance Art Festival, Yangon, Myanmar.
2007 8th Open International Performance Art Festival, Beijing, China.
2007 9th Asiatopia International Performance Art Festival, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
2008 Open Street performance art event, Kular lumpur, Malaysia.
2008 4th Perforbunce International Group Performance Art Festival, Jogjakarta, Indonesia.
2008 5th Tupada Action & Media Art Festival, Philippine.
2009 Gwangju International Human Right Performance art Festival, Gwangju, S-Korea.
2009 Mekong Art & Media festival, Cambodia.
2009 KHOJ International Artist Workshop, Bihar, India.
2009 Matsushiro Contemporary Art Festival, Matsushiro, Japan.
2009 Public Eco Art Net, Tokyo, Japan.
2010 9th Korea Experimental Arts Festival, Seoul, S-Korea.
2010 On/Off” Myanmar Contemporary Art Event, Hanoi, Vietnam.
2010 Burmese Art Festival, London.
2011 Forward / Backward 8 Myanmar Second-Wave Contemporary Artists, Bangkok, Thailand.
2011 Live Art Biennale Vancouver, Canada.
2011 Multilog Performance Art Event , Liechtenstein.
2012 TRACES, social memory in Southeast Asia, Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok, Thailand.
2012 Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of art, Busan, S-Korea.
2012 Beyond Pressure Festival of Contemporary Art, Yangon, Myanmar.
2013 Metro-Sapiens : dialogue in the cave Chom Phon Cave, Ratchaburi, Thailand.
2013 The Journal of the Plague Year and the Hong Kong story, Para / Site, Hong Kong.
2013 Zurcher Theater Spektakel, Zurich, Switzerland.
2013 Concept Context Contestation: Collective-Driven Art In Southeast Asia, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Thailand.
2014 Festival Bo:m, Seoul, S-Korea.
2014 Festival Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
2014 Beyond Pressure Public Art Festival, People’s Park, Yangon, Myanmar.
2015 Arts International Cross-Border, Silpakaron University, Bangkok, Thailand.
2015 A Journal of the Plague Year, Kadist Art Foundation and The Lab, San Francisco, USA.

Artist In Residency

2008 Rimbun Dahan, Kular Lumpar, Malaysia.
2008 Hooyong Performing Art Center, S-Korea.
2009 Ground of Zenkoji Temple, Nagano, Japan.
2011 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
2013 De Deelstaat, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
2015 International Residency at Recollets, Paris, France.


Selected Film Screening

2012 Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of art, Busan, S-Korea.
2013 Metro-Sapiens : dialogue in the cave. Chom Phon Cave, Ratchaburi, Thailand.
2013 Exodos Festival: Asia Focus, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
2013 Zurcher Theater Spektakel, Zurich, Switzerland.
2013 Bangkok Asean Art & Culture Festival, Bangkok, Thailand.

2014 Chop Shots Documentary Film Festival, Southeast Asia, Jakarta, Indonesia. Attended Conference / Seminar

2010 Burma/Myanmar after the elections: Growing space for civil society?, Berlin, Germany.
2011 Reflecting Conflicts through Cultural Initiatives: Perspectives from Southeast Asia, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Thailand.
2011 Asia Society_Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit, New Delhi, India.
2014 MITTing: Art and Cultural Network Forum, Chung Shan Creative Hub, Taipei.
2014 Para Site International Conference “Is the Living Body the last Thing left Alive?”, Hong Kong
2014 Something You Should Know, Social Sciences school EHESS, Paris, French.
2015 Curating – In – Depth, Center for Contemporary Arts- Ljubljana , Slovenia. Curated Events
2006 Secret Yes/ Secret No, Performance art event, Chaung Tha Beach, Myanmar.
2008 Open Street Performance art event, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2008 1st Beyond Pressure Festival of Performance Art, Yangon, Myanmar.
2009 Channel Performance art event, Neon Hall, Nagano, Japan.
2009 2nd Beyond Pressure Festival of Performance Art, Yangon, Myanmar.
2010 3rd Beyond Pressure Festival of Performance Art” Yangon, Myanmar.
2010 On/Off, Myanmar Contemporary Art Event, Hanoi, Vietnam.
2011 Forward / Backward, 8 Myanmar Second Wave Contemporary Artist, Bangkok, Thailand.
2011 F.I.V.E, Myanmar Contemporary video event, Yangon, Myanmar
2011 4th Beyond Pressure Festival of Performance Art, Yangon & Mandalay, Myanmar.
2012 M.I.P_P.I.M, video works of 3 young contemporary artists, Yangon, Myanmar.
2012 Beyond Pressure Festival of Contemporary Art, Yangon, Myanmar.
2014 General / Tiger / Gun, group exhibition by Myanmar artists, Bangkok, Thailand.
2014 The Mirror, Contemporary Art in Myanmar, TS 1 gallery, Yangon, Myanmar.
2014 Beyond Pressure Public Art Festival, Yangon, Myanmar. Workshops
2008 Chen Pong Elementary School, S-Korea.
2009 Shinano Art Museum, Nagano, Japan.
2015 Silpakaron University, Bangkok, Thailand.


Award

2015 Shortlist of Hugo Boss Asia Art, Award for Emerging Asian Artists