Art of our time, space for our art
Aung Soe Min was born in 1970 in Kyaukpadaung, near Mount Popa. He graduated as an Engineer from Chauk in Middle-Burma. Aung is the founder and spirit behind Pansodan Art Gallery, a well-known and favoured hub for and of creativity in Yangon. Its influence and projects reaches out into the outskirts and countryside. Pansodan is also a venue for poetry readings, book launches, literary receptions, documentary film showings, public lectures, art and heritage workshops. Aung’s true passion lay in the world of the literary arts. He started writing and selling screenplays as a teenager, and founded a publishing house at the age of twenty-two. He is the author of numerous articles, poems, short stories, and essays published in the leading magazines of their time. Aung Soe Min’s ongoing projects also include collecting cultural objects in the form of artwork, documents and visual history for archiving, which he intends on publicly display in a private museum.