from the series entitled “Soulless City” (2019) by Rita Khin
Rita Khin is a queer photographer based in Myanmar and is a co-founder of Thuma
Collective, initiated in 2017 which includes six Myanmar women photographers who are dedicated to visual storytelling.
As a queer visual artist, her stories entrenched upon being part of a community, queerhood and intimate relationships. Aside from this, she works with visual poems, landscapes and stories that have connection to her country’s complex political situations.
In 2018, she was selected to participate in VII’s Foundation “Burmese Days Photography Workshop” with two well-renowned photography mentors from VII agency, Philip Blenkinsop and Daniel Schwartz. In 2019, she was selected as a fellow to attend the Angkor Photo Festival. Her works were exhibited internationally in Bangkok Arts and Culture Center, Jakarta Photo Festival and Kochi-Muziris Biennale. She now resides in Myanmar.
Rita Khin will be on residency at Verzasca Foto 2023.
Follow Rita on Instagram @immortality_of_a_crab