Yu Yu Myint Than


Yu Yu Myint Than (b.1984) is a photographer based in Yangon, Myanmar. Her work focuses on personal photo documentaries. She works with Myanmar Deitta, a non-profit organization which develops resources for photographers and filmmakers in Myanmar, and is one of the founding members of Thuma women’s photography collective.

She has won several international scholarships and fellowships such as the Magnum Foundation Photography and Social Justice Fellowship. Her ongoing work Living Statues was recently shortlisted for Serendipity Arles Grant 2020. Than is keenly interested in photobook making as another layer of storytelling besides taking photographs. She self-published her debut photobook ’Memory Lane’ in 2017.