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Statement

454/278-281 was a house, a home, someone lived here, a ghost of yesteryears. The decisions and dilemmas of past familial life are embedded within the physical structure. An architectural exquisite corpse, the house has been remodeled and redecorated, sections added and sections erased with no apparent logic, nor any consideration for overall aesthetic harmony. The space is now a shell of what it used to be: vacant and waiting. It was left in an unfinished state after a brief attempt to revive both the house and a marriage which began and ended there.

In this exhibition, the participating artists are invited to set up works/stage an intervention that corresponds to the space and the idea of the building itself as a creature of many creators.

Participating Artists รายชื่อศิลปินที่เข้าร่วม

Danielle Brown was born and raised in Austin, Texas, USA. Brown grew up in art classes and has an background in textile crafts, such as needlepoint, embroidery and knitting. She is inspired by her Scandinavian heritage and Scandinavian folk art, having grown up amidst the leftover inventory of a Scandinavian imports store her grandmother once owned. Brown received a B.A. in Rhetoric and Writing from the University of Texas at Austin.

Komtouch Napattaloong is a Thai filmmaker and artist, receiving a B.A. in Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas. Napattaloong draws upon personal experience as a migrant in Texas and the subsequent return to Thailand, as a person belonging and not belonging, or an “in-betweener”. Exploring these perspectives has led to an attraction to experimentation and the pushing of boundaries of what cinema and visual arts can be in relation to reality and fiction.

Miti Ruangkritya is an artist living and working in Bangkok, Thailand. Miti is interested in the constant changing landscapes of the city. He is also known for his publications. This year he is releasing 2 new books including Sathorn Sunset (11C/Bangkok CityCity Gallery) and 1 Square Metre of Soil (Onestar Press). His selected exhibitions are; Dream Property at Bangkok CityCity Gallery (2016), Shaping Voices, Silent Skies at Tomio Koyama Gallery/8, Tokyo (2017) as part of Arts Initiative Tokyo/Backers Foundation Residency Programme and After Utopia: Revisiting the Ideal in Asian Contemporary Art at Samstag Museum, Australia (2017).

Pam Virada is a graphic designer and artist living and working in Bangkok, Thailand. In 2015, she received her BA in Communication Design from the Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University. Virada is interested in the interpretations of mnemonics, established through the overlapping disciplines of photography, spatial manipulation, and other medias.

Punch Viratmalee currently lives and works in Bangkok, Thailand. She received a BA in Communication design at Chulalongkorn University in 2015. Previously working at a commercial gallery in Bangkok, She is now working as a curatorial assistant for the first Thailand Biennale (The one by the beach, with drinks with umbrella.) She also writes.

Pavilion's Curator ภัณฑารักษ์ของพาวิลเลียน:

Punch Viratmalee

Venue สถานที่จัด:

454/278-281 Chan Rd., Bangkok, Thailand July - September 2018 9am - 6pm

Contact

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