Zun Ei Phyu (Zun Ei)
Zun Ei is a medical doctor, artist and expressive art psychotherapist based in Yangon, Myanmar. Zun Ei pursued her career in visual art for over 20 years. Zun Ei’s primary interest concerns public participatory art works and community art projects. Main themes of her works are social and ecological issues related to children and elderly people. During the different crises in her country and around the world, her works become involved in peace, justice and psychosocial rebuilding toward resiliency. Her artworks are collected not only locally but also internationally. She is one of the founder of Tharaphy Healing Space where she facilitates many psychotherapy and healing workshops using expressive art therapy since 2019. She was involved in many international art projects and worked with different communities across South East Asia and some European countries. She is a fellow of Mekhong Cultural Hub and one of the member of 5 SEA countries( Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Indonesia) collective group called SEA*5 Team. She is currently working as Project Manager of Association for Myanmar contemporary Arts.
Zun Ei strongly believes that art can bring peace and mindfulness to anyone. She said every human being is an artist just in different perspective and some didn't notice themselves. She hopes art to be a platform to interact and connect with people to themselves, to each other and to nature as an emotional journey.