Top events in Bangkok this month
Renowned Thai street photographer Chatchai Boonyaprapatsara explores the relevance of Thainess in the digital age. The series, which was created over a 10-year period, shows how traditional Thai elements curiously collide with more modern influences, such as when a woman wearing traditional Thai clothing and a golden deer headpiece walks down the escalator in a shopping mall.
Fan of Vespa or not, the much-talked-about House of La Dolce Vita pop-up museum in Scooter at Warehouse 26 is guaranteed to blow your mind. Loads of scooter-themed installations are spread across the renovated warehouse space, from miniature scooters hanging from the ceiling, to art pieces created out of Vespa parts, to a playground slide that takes you all the way down to a miniaturized version of Tuscany, the Italian region where Vespa was born..
Thai artist Chisanuphool “Kao” Presanvorakitkool has come up with a thought-provoking printmaking exhibition where he delves into the endless fight humans have with nature. Using wood engraving, the artist explores elements relating to god, mythology and religion to represent the force of nature. The exhibition reflects Kao’s view on how God is merely a human invention that involved from our understanding of nature.
One of Asia's largest exhibitions on LGBT+ community features art showcases by 59 artists from 15 nations.
This interactive exhibition allows you to go back in time before Siam entered a Westernized phase. Explore of zones that depict Sam Yot, Burapha Palace and Phahurat, all of which were central areas in old Siam.
Thai artist Jirawut Ueasungkomsate uses virtual reality and augmented reality technology to explore the situation of refugees living in Thailand’s urban areas, particularly Bangkok.
Photographer Carolina Sandretto explores the idea of time and its passing through photography series that depicts images taken in three locations: Cuba, Svalbard in Norway, and Antarctica.
A project by Napisa Leelasuphapong and Kantida Busaba, THE LAST COPY IS FOR READING HERE details exchanges of conversations between the two on the last copies of each book sold at the bookstore of BANGKOK CITYCITY GALLERY. These snippets of conversations are presented in the form of a bookmark.
This new exhibition at MOCA displays a series of photographs taken by Austrian model-turned-photographer Sylvie Blum, who is noted for beautifully conveying women in a distinctive way, regardless of their shape or form. The exhibition features over 300 images, including 100 original prints from her Naked Beauty series, her iconic Big Cat series, and 200 intimate Polaroid images accumulated over 20 years from 1999 to 2019.
In her latest photography exhibition, Bangkok-based, award-winning American photographer Amanda Mustard takes a closer look at the tiger tourism industry in Thailand and its implications on the conservation of these wild creatures.