Nova Contemporary is pleased to announce its participation at Art Basel OVR:Portals
on 16-19 June 2021 with a presentation of new works by Sawangwongse Yawnghwe.
(b.1971 in Shan State, Burma, Lives and works in the Netherlands)
Sawangwongse Yawnghwe develops the new series to voice a dissent against the Burmese military Junta. He uses feminist and ethnographic narratives to dissect the political situation in Burma.
OVR: Portals is an Art Basel’s first curator-led edition of its Online Viewing Rooms. This edition was curated by Magali Arriola, Director, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; Christina Li, independent curator based in Amsterdam and Hong Kong; and Larry Ossei-Mensah, co-founder of ARTNOIR and Curator-at-Large at BAM, New York City. Running June 16-19, 2021, it will focus on artistic practices that interrogate the parameters that have shaped our contemporary condition, both through current and historical lenses.