Hkun Lat is a freelance documentary photographer from Myanmar, currently based in Yangon. He works for his own projects and under assignments from international news and organizations: WWF, UNHCR, UNFAO, UNOCHA. He is also a former stringer photojournalist at AP Images. His interest in photography ignited in 2011 after the civil war broke out again in his homeland, Kachin State. He started shooting his individual projects for people to recognize and to witness ongoing and unsolved issues in Myanmar such as civil war, natural resources and environmental issues, election, drugs and opium out-rooting movements in Kachin State.
Twice awarded at Yangon Photo Festival, 1st Prize and 2nd Prize. His solo and group exhibitions include : London School of Economics, Documentary Arts Asia, the Yangon Photo Festival, Suwon International Photo festival and Photoville.