Thet Htoo


Silhouetted members of Myanmar family working at brick factory. Hlawga, Yangon, Myanmar, 2013.

Thet-Htoo-newBurmese photographer and documentary filmmaker Thet Htoo has covered political, social and environmental issues in Myanmar for many years, including Aung San Suu Kyi’s by-election campaign and sectarian unrest in Rakhine State.

This and other work has seen Thet Htoo featured extensively in The Myanmar Times, TIME, The Nation, Wall Street Journal and many other international news organisations as a staff photographer for the European Press Photo Agency.

His photography has also been widely exhibited, including his acclaimed Sketch With Light charity exhibition which was opened by Aung San Suu Kyi at the National League for Democracy headquarters in 2011.

Thet Htoo is represented by the press agency Zuma Press. He is also documentary filmmaker for Burmese and international media agencies.