More than 300,000 visitors are expected to take part in Asia’s largest photo and advocacy festival. Opening on February 19 th until March 21rst, the 12th Yangon Photo Festival features a series of free exhibitions, screenings and parties across eight locations: Mahabandoola Park, Goethe Villa, French Institute, Yangon Central Railway Station, Rosewood Hotel, Dala ferries, Junction City, Myanmar Deitta and Ala Thit Art Gallery. The festival will bring together over 200 photo documentaries raising awareness on some of the world’s most pressing issues: environmental threats, peace building and social justice. For Christophe Loviny, Founder and Artistic Director of Yangon Photo Festival, this year’s theme “We Humans” is a call to shed light on actions which can inspire us to “save ourselves from self-destruction…” Multi award winning photographers Franck Seguin and Pascal Maître are coming to this 12th edition with images that are an ode to our planet and a plea to protect it. Lucie Awards founder Hossein Farmani has also curated a collective exhibition by some of world’s most renowned “concerned” photographers, including Tom Jacobi, Steve McCurry, Paul Souders and...
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