Thai Burmese Charms

An exhibition of Thai Burmese Charms photos of oral history interviewees and their charms. This first ever collection of intriguing interviews about how these communities use protective charms which will be made available online.

There will be a launch event on 27th October of talks about this oral history project. Speakers will include: Oat Montien (the magical power of Nang Talong); Dr Chulachart Arunyanak and Pattanapong Arunyanak (the rituals of khon); Phyo Zaw and Htike Yadana (Burmese charms and spiritual practice).

This first ever collection of intriguing interviews about how these communities use protective charms is available online. With the support of participants and volunteers from SOAS, Centre of Migration and Diaspora Studies, Thai Arts Initiative in London, Thai Smile and Asian Performing Arts Forum. The project is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Watch all the interviews: Thai Burmese Charms

You can also download the booklet here: TBC Booklet

Image gallery and more information at Thai Burmese Charms | River Cultures

 

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