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Cool art shows to see at and around River City Bangkok in November-December

By Time Out Bangkok editors
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There's so much going on at River City, the eponymous riverside art and antique shopping center, in this and next month. From cutting-edge lights to priceless Persian carpets, here they are:

Hype

Part of Awakening Bangkok festival of lighting showcases, Hype is a massive kinetic light display by visual artist TYJ. He, inspired by the notion of lighting in any form—from blazing fires to glittering lights—holds an allure for human beings, creates this mesmerizing light trap with its lighting effects encompassed by cutting-edge sounds. It is on display until Nov 24 at the space between River City and Royal Orchid Sheraton. 

Hype, Awakening Bangkok 2019
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The History of Persian Carpet

River City showcases priceless Persian carpets in six different concepts for you to delve into the rich history of the Persian textiles. The exhibition is open until Nov 24.

The History of Persian Carpets

Yestertodaymorrow

Bangkok-born, New York-based artist Kantapon “Gongkan” Metheekul explores how time has an overbearing control in our lives. The artist compares his own time to a river that doesn't flow backward, and makes us question if we would be able to really enjoy life or see its many facets and colors if we had complete control of time. Check out the exhibit until Jan 9, 2020. 

Yestertodaymorrow

Layers of Tranquility

The first solo show of the artist, Layers of Tranquility features paintings by young artist Mi Qiaoming, who juxtaposes  Western oil painting and Chinese ink painting, making it her personal style. The show is on from now until Dec 14. 

Layers of Tranquility

181 Degrees

Japanese photographer Yoshiki Hase debuts in Bangkok with a series of unconventional landscape photography. The show runs from now until Jan 2.

181 Degrees

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