Myanmar artist Htein Lin: ‘We thought revolution was like a Hollywood movie’ | Curio

Myanmar artist Htein Lin: ‘We thought revolution was like a Hollywood movie’

18 mins | Mar 29, 2021

A veteran activist on his years as a political prisoner. John Reed has lunch with Htein Lin, the 54-year-old Myanmar artist who, as a student, joined the 1988 uprising against the military dictatorship and later endured torture and imprisonment. This fascinating interview explores how his past fight for political and artistic freedom has been reborn in a new generation.

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