Projects:

Yangon, the artistic revival of a megacity

During the half-century Myanmar spent under military rule the fine arts were repressed. Now that the regime is no more, the world can again get to know the bubbling creative scene in Yangon – the city once renowed as the cosmopolitan heart of Asia.

Story

During the half-century Myanmar spent under military rule the fine arts were repressed. Now that the regime is no more, the world can again get to know the bubbling creative scene in Yangon – the city once renowed as the cosmopolitan heart of Asia.

Concept

This story is part of Future Cities, an award-winning project about five
emerging cities around the world. It consists of a web documentary,
stories in international newspapers and events at Pakhuis de Zwijger.

Credits:

Concept: Stephanie Bakker, Yvonne Brandwijk
Photography & camera: Yvonne Brandwijk
Research & reporting: Stephanie Bakker
Video-editing: Maaike Holvast
Interactive design: Sara Kolster
Visual design: Ivo Schmetz, 310K
Development: Edgar Vijgeboom, Martijn Pantlin, Hay Kranen (coding)
Sound design: Casper van Deuveren
Media partner: de Volkskrant
Financial partners: European Journalism Centre, Fonds Bijzonderde
Journalistieke Projecten, Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie