Still frame of single-channel video from Flying in the Fragmentary

“Flying in the Fragmentary”: Burmese artist Nge Lay on educational disparities in Myanmar

24 Jul 2018

“The precariousness of life looms over one’s head both literally and metaphorically in Nge Lay’s Flying in the FragmentaryLike angels looking down, the child-sized rattan mannequins dressed in real uniforms from school children in Thuye’danvillage soar overhead, untethered to this earth. Yet within this element of transcendence and luminance there lingers another darker insinuation – that the children are flying above ground because this life on earth is not for them…”

Soh Kay Min takes a closer look at Nge Lay’s recently concluded solo on Art Radar. Read the full article here.