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    It's elemental

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 17/06/2015

    » Paradiso Gallerie, just a few minutes walk off the Giardini waterbus stop in Venice, is either a gallery space with a café or a café with a gallery space. Regardless, it is where Thai artwork is housed. National Artist Kamol Tassananchalee's set of prints, paintings and sculptures, Earth, Air, Fire & Water, represents Thailand in the 56th La Biennale di Venezia, the high-profile international art show that began last month and runs until Nov 22.

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    A rather fruity affair

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 24/12/2015

    » The second edition of Wonderfruit, a four-day festival of arts, ended late last weekend. And now there's already a common saying: "You have to be rich to get drunk at Wonderfruit."

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    A cultural crossroads

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 28/01/2015

    » In the trailer for the currently running Channel 3 TV series Bang Rajan, the formidable Somchai Kemglad bellowed: "I'll fight with my body and blood for the my fellow Thais, for them to be at peace, whether awake or asleep."

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    Protest, die, repeat?

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 18/05/2016

    » Sunday marks the second anniversary of the 2014 military takeover, the second coup d'etat in Thailand in a decade and the 12th successful one since absolute monarchy was overthrown in 1932. And three months from now, in August, the highly controversial charter referendum will take place.

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    Searching for identity

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 06/01/2016

    » In one exhibition room at Navin Rawanchaikul's studiOK in Chiang Mai, wooden crates used for shipping his previous artworks are piled up as a huge rectangular structure. An entrance on one side reveals an old fabric shop, with rolls of cloth of various colours, desks and measurement tools. Open for viewing for the first time late last month, the "shop" is an exact recreation of O.K. Store, Navin's family clothing store, his original home in Chiang Mai's Warorot Market. 

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    Myth, love and blind earthworms

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 09/11/2015

    » Veeraporn Nitiprapha's debut novel, which has just won this year's SEA Write Award, is ultimately a trap. Read it, and if you are totally into the world this author has created, then you are, as the book's title suggests, a Blind Earthworm In A Labyrinth (Saiduan Tabod Nai Khaowongkot).

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    Odd mediums at the forefront

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 24/06/2015

    » From pixelated photographs, to paintings on photographic paper and sculptures carved into wooden chopping boards, this month's art scene is a delightful experience — even the mediums just mentioned themselves have much to say.

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    Facades of normality

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 25/02/2015

    » Try clicking "join" to just a few exhibition opening events on Facebook and you will realise how overwhelming the Bangkok art scene can actually be. There are notifications of pre-opening private views, pre-opening talks, opening parties, special performances, and, of course, an exhibition closing party again. These plethora of events are totally understandable, however, because art spaces in Bangkok are becoming more about being a fun place to hang out, and, it has to be said, art does get better after a few beers.

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    A fitting fiasco

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 13/08/2014

    » Wasinburee Supanichvoraparch's melting ceramic works are reminiscent of Salvador Dali's pocket watch in The Persistence Of Memory. But while the Spanish master's fluid softness is a surrealist meditation on time, Wasinburee's is about fate, about subjecting his work of art to unpredictability.

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    A happy ending?

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 24/07/2014

    » I saw this at Siam BTS station. It was around noon, though it doesn’t really matter what time it was (and perhaps the present tense is more apt for narration).

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