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Small bar cum independent multidisciplinary art space

For the Bangkok Biennial 2018, Jam will host 3 separate projects:

21 July - 17 August: Paper Speakers Exhibition — Scot Cotterell

25 August - 16 September: THE MYSTERIOUS SHACK 999 — Napat Vatanakuljaras, Jirapat Vatanakuljaras, Anon Chaisansook, Nucci Lertwongweerachai & Poom Nuthong

22 September - 21 October: Weekend Stage — Soopakorn Srisakul

Paper Speakers Exhibition — Scot Cotterell

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30 June - 23 July 2018 IN RESIDENCE

21 July - 17 August 2018 EXHIBITION

Media installation and sound artist Scot Cotterell is Jam's artist in residence.

A new sound and sculptural installation made during residency. Based around found paper ephemera used to make handmade sculptural paper speakers and sounding devices. A body of soundworks made from field recordings of the dense inner city space Jam occupies. Cotterell will premiere a new work made during residency.

Event Dates

Sunday 8 July 2018 - Live A/V Performance

Sunday 15 July 2018 - Workshop

Saturday 21 July 2018 - Exhibition Opening

Artist's Website: http://scotcotterell.com/

Paper Speaker Project http://scotcotterell.com/index.php?/ono/bangkok-biennial---paper-speakers-residency-jam/

The Mystery Shack 999

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Exhibition Dates: 25 August - 16 September 2018

Exhibiting Artists: Napat Vatanakuljaras, Jirapat Vatanakuljaras, Anon Chaisansook, Nucci Lertwongweerachai & Poom Nuthong

Curator: Nawin Nuthong

The Mystery Shack 999 will serve as a portal to other dimensions, blurring the boundaries between virtual and physical. The area in which reality and non-reality intersect. Drawing upon speculative past, present and future worlds, in the context of impending post-human, cyborg reality that our species is heading.

This is space experiment. A curious fantasy. Like a haunted mansion, you dared your friends to enter as a kid or an uncle’s house filled with amulets and buffalo skulls or a museum displaying strange curiosities.

Within the Shack, there will be interactive components and games. Activities will include puzzles, a meditation circle, giving offerings, and a tarot trading card game. Referencing The Mystery Shack in the animated series Gravity Falls, The Mystery Shack 999 is an extension of the cartoon universe.

The Mystery Shack 999 will be exploring 3 overlapping components:

Spiritual - Exploring the realms science does not comprehend, including the supernatural and paranormal.

Matrix - The Mystery Shack 999 will be redefined and reinterpreted by each artist, creating their own overlaying cartology of the space.

Preposition - Reconstructing reality by questioning how we interpret seeing, hearing, feeling etc.

Please see THE MYSTERIOUS SHACK 999 for more details

Weekend Stage — Soopakorn Srisakul

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Solo exhibition of Thai photographer Soopakorn Srisakul, curated by Dhanainun Dhanarachwattana.

Exhibition Dates: 22 September - 21 October 2018

Artist Statement

Her: After quitting her career as a night walker, she makes everyday into weekends by being a playful household manager.

Me: After 13 years of my work as architectural, interior decoration photographer, I live with her and decorate our small, old flat with style.


Jam Cafe Bangkok

41 Charoen Rat Soi 1 Subdistrict Yannawa District Sathorn, Bangkok, 10120, Thailand

41 เจริญราษฎร์ซอย1 ถนนเจริญราษฎร์ ยานนาวา สาทร กทม 10120, Thailand

Google Map Link

6pm-midnight, closed Mondays

Website: http://www.jambkk.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/JAMCAFEBKK/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamcafebkk/

Also see Pavilions 2018