Ongoing events in Bangkok
British electronic trio Clean Bandit will be making their way to Bangkok for the very first time, performing live on 22nd August 2018 at Centerpoint Studio. Consisting of Grace Chatto, and brothers Jack and Luke Patterson, the band was formed in 2008 and won a Grammy Award for their ultimate hit "Rather Be." Their music is a unique crossover between electronic music and classical pieces. Tracks you should be listening to before going to concert are "Symphony," "Rockabye," "Stronger," and "Dust Clears." Ticket starts from B1,900 and will be on sale on 9 June.
British singer/producer Tom Misch is making his way to perform in Bangkok for the first time, thanks to local promoter Viji Corp. With huge influence from jazz, Misch's music can be described as a mixture of "low-slung hip-hop beats, glittering disco, and noodling jazz" that is perfectly completed with his charismatic voice, and with all of those, his music will make you happy. Before going to the concert, listen to some of his hit songs like "Movie," "Crazy Dream," and "In The Midst Of It All." If you are a fan, don't miss the gig.The concert will be held on 25 Aug at Moon Star Studio. Tickets go on sale on 16 Jun at 10 am from B1,800 via Ticketmelon.
Peel The Limelight presents Hollow, its original theatrical production inspired by true stories of a hundred of thousands of comfort women during the World War II. The play follows testimonies of the survivors who were abused, raped, tortured, exploited, and forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army. The play is recommended for audiences age 15 or older and performed in English with Thai subtitles.
Renowned photographer Kachain Wongleamthong examines the art of Japanese-style rope bondage “shibari” through a series of provocative photographs.
A solo exhibition by Bangkok-based artist Tanat Teeradakorn, RootTech™ explores the conception of space and human identity in relations to digital technology and social discourse.
One of Bangkok’s grandest photography festivals (now on its second edition) aims to be a platform for supporting young Thai and Asian photographers. Throughout the course of the event, various photo exhibitions are showcased at more than 32 galleries and art spaces around Bangkok. The main exhibition, Post-Repost-Share, examines the modern relationship between photographers and viewers, at BACC. Seminars, talks, symposia and many more activities will take place in various venues across the city. For the first time, the general public also can take part in the festival by joining a smartphone photo contest. Submit your own photos taken from your phone to get a chance to be exhibited at the BACC.
Nattiwut Choomanowat expresses his imagination and motivation through a series of images of a banana wearing a beret performing various activities to represent his sensitive and fragile self.
Artist Manit Sriwanichpoom reveals stories of ancient Siamese history by reproducing a series of images of Ngiow political prisoners during the early 1900s he found in the National Archive. Manit used the wel-colodion process, an old photographic technique from 1851, to reproduce the image on 8x10-inch black glass plates.
Jaroslav Poncar has been traveling the world with the unique 1958 Russian made camera FT-2, a kind of camera that takes single continuous images natural to human eyes, for 40 years. See the amazing places he’s been to in this exhibition.