Photo © Tin Htet Paing
Shwe Wutt Hmon (born 1986) is a documentary photographer with development professional background. Shwe is one of the founding members of a Myanmar based women photographer collective, Thuma Collective.
Shwe was a participant in 13thAngkor Photo’s professional workshop in 2017 in the group mentored by Antoine d'Agata and Sohrab Hura. And one of her photography works on her difficult moment “I Wish You Were There”, was selected to showcase in Women in Photography 2017 slideshow projection: Asian Women Photographer’s Showcase in Objectifs, Singapore. Shwe was a mentee in the Invisible Photographer Asia’s 17th edition of Mentorship Program in 2018. She was also a selected artist in the South Asia Incubator 1 in the Photo Kathmandu 2018. Her photo story about the life of love of her grandparents’ “Life In A Love” was showcased in Yangon in 2018 at Thuma Collectiv’s debug exhibition “Us & Beyond”.
Shwe’s approach in photography is that she loves to tell the deep and intimate personal stories from which she tries to connect and examine larger social and societal issues using photography as her main medium.