Lin Htet Aung is a 98 born self-learned filmmaker and time based media artist based in Myanmar. In his earlier days, he wrote avant-garde poems and published underground poetry books. He started making short films in 2017. In 2020, his experimental short film “Estate” won “Silver Screen Award – Best Director” in Southeast Asian Short Film Competition at 31st Singapore International Film Festival SGIFF (2020).His short films have been selected at International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, LINOLEUM Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival, Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, Ruang Rantau Exhibition (United States), Ecological Futurisms (UK) and so on.
He is interested in the concept of time, duration, history, archiving and projection.He explores all kinds of mediums, especially videos, photos, paintings and texts. He is always seeking the magic of changing details in his environment through time and composes them as dysfunctional stories in his artworks.