Htein Lin is a Burmese artist (painting, installation, performance) and has also been a comedian and actor. He was a political prisoner for seven years (1998-2004) and used items available to him like bowls and cigarette lighters in the absence of brushes to make paintings and monoprints on prison uniforms. He lives in London since 2006 and regularly participates in exhibitions and performance art festivals globally. He is a founding member of the Burmese language arts website www.kaungkin.com to which he contributes literature and artistic criticism. In 2010 he curated the first Burmese Arts Festival in London.
Htein Lin is one of the Artraker Award Jury members for 2013.
Artraker's Jury 2013: