Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .
After structural issues forced The Armory Show into last-minute relocation pirouettes last year, the fair returns between 5 and 8 March 2020 with a flourishing programme, complemented by stand-out shows across New York City.
For her second solo exhibition at Thomas Dane Gallery in London, Ella Kruglyanskaya's compositions signal the many possibilities of paint.
Kamin Lertchaiprasert (b. 1964) was born in Lopburi, Thailand and lives and works in Chiang Mai. He graduated with a BFA in printmaking from Silpakorn University in Bangkok in 1987 and garnered the Young Artist of the Year award in the same year. He then moved to New York where he attended The Art Student League of New York from 1989 to 1992. Following a trip to Bangkok in 1990, Kamin briefly became a Buddhist monk and continues to practice Buddhism at present. He returned to Thailand in 1992 and moved to Chiang Mai in 1996. Along with fellow artist Rirkrit Tiravanija, he co-founded 'the land foundation' in 1998 - an initiative which converted rice fields into sites for art and architectural projects, workshops and residencies. His interest in collaborative art led to the founding of the 31st Century Museum of Contemporary Spirit in 2008.Read More
Kamin recently participated in a year-long exhibition, Problem-Wisdom: Thai Art in the 1990s, at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art in Australia that runs through August 2018. He also presented The Timeless Present Moment - a solo exhibition and survey of his artistic practice at the MAIIAM museum in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in 2017. His solo exhibition, Sitting (Money), premiered in Bangkok and was collected by the Guggenheim in New York, USA (2012). Selected exhibitions include Secret Archipelago at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, France (2015); After Utopia at the Singapore Art Museum, Singapore (2015) and Anthropos at Sundaram Tagore Gallery in New York, USA (2014). He participated in the 2013 Singapore Biennale titled If the World Changed with the Sa-tan-ni station at the Singapore Art Museum; Meta-question: Back to the Museum Per Se at the Guangzhou Triennial, China (2011), Utopia Station at the Venice Biennale (2003) and the Sydney Biennial in 2012 and 1993. His work is held in the collections of the Queensland Art Gallery, Australia; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia; Singapore Art Museum, Singapore; Bangkok University, Bangkok, Thailand.
Text courtesy Chan + Hori Contemporary.
Launched in April 2012, the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative charts contemporary art in South and Southeast Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa. No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia is the Initiative’s inaugural exhibition. Initially shown in New York, (22 February–22 May 2013), the...
Lertchaiprasert was first approached about this project in December 2016 by Pranitan "Pete" Phornprapha, co-founder of Thai arts, music and environmental festival Wonderfruit. Lertchaiprasert and Phornprapha developed the idea of creating a moving art installation that would reach the Thai community in an accessible, free and easy...
Paris’s Palais de Tokyo is hosting a major exhibition of South-East Asian art as part of the Singapour en France – le festival which celebrates 50 years of Singapore-France diplomatic relations and Singapore's Golden Jubilee. Titled “Secret Archipelago,” the exhibition is curated by Khairuddin Hori and is at the Palais...
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