2022-02-25 Father and Daughter

Father and daughter

Coming Friday we will have a very special art show with works by John Khai and his daughter Grace. Grace’s style is much more experimental than John’s so it will be very interesting to see if their personalities are depicted in their work. As usual we will provide snacks and juices and at least one

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Maw Li chai

Thantlang in Chin State, Hpakant in Kachin State, Hlaing Thar Yar in Yangon became household names since February 1. Moso, Hpruso in Karenni State was unknown until last week. And now we learn about Lay Kay Kaw, Mae Thaw Talay and Palu. Thousands of people are forced to leave their homes and run to safety

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History repeats itself so often it must be easy at school

Today the news in Mae Sot is dominated by the fighting that takes place not so far from here. A village that is purposely build to house people who spend decades living in refugee camps has come under attack by the same forces who were responsible for the atrocities which turned the people into refugees

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Kyaw Thame 2008

A Creative space for expression in exile

Choosing a name for an organisation, a business or a collective often is an exercise in brainstorming, collecting, eliminating, drafting, discussing, more collecting, drafting, eliminating, planing, sandpapering, deciding, changing, until at some point that name that always had to be the name was discovered, unearthed, brushed off, polished, and put on a letterhead. In 2004

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