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  • LIFE

    Cool Thailand?

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 29/04/2016

    » It is only with reference to J-pop or K-pop that we have a clue as to what the word "T-pop" could possibly mean: an attempt at cultural export -- film, music and other forms of entertainment -- to create a "Thai brand" of cool. It's better late than never, so the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has recently launched a campaign, with Thai star Mario Maurer as the presenter, with the aim to boost tourism in Thailand and expand the entertainment market in China.

  • LIFE

    Ratchaburi's roll of the dice

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 04/03/2016

    » Almost five years ago the late writer and National Artist in literature Prabhassorn Sevikul wrote a short story. The text was not published on paper but painted along the bank of Mae Khlong river, and you had to walk the total of 3km to finish the story. The ephemeral aspect of this, along with 74 other artworks installed around Ratchaburi, featured in the first edition of the community-based "Art Normal" event.

  • LIFE

    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."

  • OPINION

    Knockin' on parody's door

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 07/11/2016

    » Enough about Bob Dylan and his Nobel Prize in Literature. He took his time but finally accepted the honour and will make it to the ceremony in Stockholm in December if he can.

  • LIFE

    Feel the fear, again

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 23/03/2017

    » Short review of Yuree Kensaku's "New Paintings" as the second phase of her "Atmosfear" exhibition at 100 Tonson Gallery: an anticlimax.

  • LIFE

    Fair winds

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 10/11/2016

    » In the waters off Hua Hin's coastline, all was calm at first. Then, all of a sudden, a strong wind picked up, sending a young boy and his sailing dinghy to clash with another boat, which was leading the race.

  • LIFE

    Constant flux

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 14/12/2016

    » Bangkok Art and Culture Centre hasn't seen this many visitors in quite a while. Today people are everywhere in the exhibition space on the 9th floor even though it is a weekday afternoon. They have never been so involved with the artworks on display and careless as to what other visitors might think of them.

  • LIFE

    Abstractions and acquaintances

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 09/03/2016

    » As the title "Dusadee + Dusit + Lovers + Dead Ones" suggests, Dusadee Huntrakul's current exhibition at Chulalongkorn University's The Art Center is not exactly a solo show, but a bit of a reunion.

  • LIFE

    Decking the walls

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 15/02/2017

    » Bangkok's three newest art spaces - ApArt, Future Factory and Most Gallery.

  • THAILAND

    What's in a name?

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 02/11/2016

    » For "smooth cultural integration", Thai international study agency Smart NZ Education advises that students with nicknames like Poo, Pee and Porn consider alternatives. The issue made headlines earlier last month after a report by the New Zealand Herald indicated that students might get "harassed if nothing is done". That's not unlikely, despite the fact that "faeces", "urine" and "pornography" -- the formal English words for the aforementioned nicknames -- weren't exactly those parents' intention when their children first came into the world.

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