Matichai Teawna, 25, was born in Trang, Thailand. He is interested in photography about human, equality, and human rights issues. Currently, he works as a multimedia journalist at The101.world, a Thai online media.
Throughout 1 year after the coup in Myanmar which the Myanmar’s people hearts are broken, as a photographer I can’t do much but only document their story through my photograph to tell the world, what really happening on the grounds.
As we know, this coup has immense effects on a great number of Myanmar people, not only those who are inside Myanmar, but also those who are in Thailand as well as refugees along Thai-Myanmar border.
This series of photographs begins since the first day of the coup in front of the Myanmar embassy which Myanmar people in Thailand protested against the coup. Further, it also includes the photographs of Thai-Myanmar borders around Salween river at Mae Sam Laep, Mae Hong Son province, and around Moei river, Tak province, both have hosted a number of refugees who still cannot return to their homes as the war has never seen the end. I aim that these photographs would raise questions about the value of human beings as well as the value of compassion to our human fellows.
“What kind of system destroys all these values? And as one of fellowmen, can we really accept this?”
“MATICHAI’s photograph are sale for fundraising include frame for 3,000 THB each.
Please contact us via Facebook page: SEM for more information.
Visit Matichai’s photograph at “365 days after….” An exhibition of feelings towards the Myanmar coup through arts of everyday resistance.
At Bangkok Art and Cultural Center (BACC)
February 01 – 27, 2022