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    Playing with the gods

    Brunch, Ezra Kyrill Erker, Published on 31/03/2013

    » The paintings of "The Player" exhibition contain elements of thangka art and other Himalayan forms, pop art, surrealism, traditional Ramakien and personal inventions _ all in multicoloured oils on canvas. The photographs on adjacent walls are more subdued _ black and white travel portraits with emphasis on light and darkness and the inner nature of their subjects.

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    From the alps, Via the new york subway, To bangkok

    Brunch, Ezra Kyrill Erker, Published on 09/09/2012

    » Over the course of his career, Swiss artist Pirmin Breu has always drawn inspiration and creative energy from new places and Bangkok has been no exception. He's been visiting here for years and finds in the city a dichotomy that stimulates him. He compares Bangkok to Mexico City, saying that in the latter "you can see the corruption as soon as you land", but he also finds a positive energy in both conducive to creativity.

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    Thai eyes capture the world

    Brunch, Ezra Kyrill Erker, Published on 30/09/2012

    » Tourists often come to the Kingdom armed with heavy camera gear and return home after a week or two with hundreds or thousands of photographs from one of the most photogenic countries on Earth. They are a common, accepted feature at many temples and sights. A similar, but less represented institution is the army of Thai photographers _ professionals, aspiring amateurs and snapshot tourists _ who now travel the world recording their impressions.

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    Come to Bangkok and show me What you see

    Brunch, Ezra Kyrill Erker, Published on 22/04/2012

    » An exhibition at Le Meridien, Bangkok, titled ''A New Perspective on Photography: A Look through Bangkok'', is the result of a three-day workshop with renowned lensman Ralph Gibson and nine photographers from Thailand, Cambodia, India, China and Hong Kong.

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    Finding freedom in fusion

    Brunch, Ezra Kyrill Erker, Published on 04/03/2012

    » Last week, Chiang Mai-based artist Pakitsilp Varamissara had three exhibitions concurrently running in the capital, comprising some 200 works from a career spanning 30 years.

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    Saying it with smiles

    Brunch, Ezra Kyrill Erker, Published on 18/03/2012

    » Western photography of Asia can be gritty, featuring people living in wretched conditions as a way to draw attention to their plights. But Thai photojournalist Bhanuwat Jittivuthikarn took a different approach to his subjects when he travelled the continent. "Yes there are many issues that require awareness, but I want to do it by showing a lighter side of humanity," he said.

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    Living in an upside-down world

    Brunch, Ezra Kyrill Erker, Published on 04/03/2012

    » Another exhibition organised as part of La Fete is an unusual series of photographs being displayed at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre. In the images, a man wearing a black suit stands horizontally on a tree trunk, hangs suspended against the sky as a rope coils beneath him or leans over a balcony perpendicular to the Hong Kong skyline. What does it all mean?

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    Love pictured together, Standing apart

    Brunch, Ezra Kyrill Erker, Published on 01/04/2012

    » At first Piyarat Piyapongwiwat's "Queerness", a series of photographs of couples, doesn't appear to be a gay art exhibition. The photos aren't a celebration of sexuality or an overt claim for rights. These are subtle and personal portraits; the relationships are not always immediately apparent and there is a timeless element to the compositions. As in a black and white photograph of your great-grandparents, the couples don't smile. They are posing, but not formally. The impression is of a quick window into the lives of couples, as they turn to look momentarily _ before resuming their lives. It's an intimate demonstration that same-sex couples are as loving and connected as any other.

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    Hills alive with the sound of music

    Brunch, Ezra Kyrill Erker, Published on 19/02/2012

    » In a corner of Loei province so remote that the only mobile phone reception comes from Laos, robust opera arias and piano arpeggios ring out. It's not what you'd expect to hear in this typically tranquil spot near Pak Chom along the Mekong, but with the 11th Agalin music camp under way, the sounds of nature give way to those of the classics.

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