With commercialism and escapism fuelling the domestic art scene, and exhibitions abroad trying to recapture the spirit of post-coup protests, many in Myanmar are deprived of work that reflects their new reality.
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With commercialism and escapism fuelling the domestic art scene, and exhibitions abroad trying to recapture the spirit of post-coup protests, many in Myanmar are deprived of work that reflects their new reality.
Debate over the rescinding of honorary awards often reflects our own faults: our desire to create exaggerated images of our idols and our eagerness to judge them too soon.

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