Punk’s Not Dead. It’s just been waiting for change in Myanmar


Punks in Yangon Photographer Olaf Schuelke has collected some awesome images of young punx in Myanmar for Roads & Kingdoms.

Myanmar has spent the last few years redefining itself, and reaching out to countries like Mongolia for neighborly advice on how to best weather a major economic and political transition. Last year’s host for the World Economic Forum on East Asia, Myanmar is on a fast-track to adapting to globalization, for better or for worse.

These kids are doing alright though, even if they’ve latched on to Hot Topic on trucker speed. They’ll mellow out and start broadening their punk horizons soon enough. Burmese emo is right around the corner…

Get the full scoop and see more great images here.


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