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    An exhibition to remember

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 28/05/2019

    » Contemporary artist Tawan Wattuya's latest art exhibition, "Amnesia", is a revival of memories in watercolours.

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    She bangs the drums

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 30/01/2019

    » Sri Lanka's first female drum ensemble Thuryaa broke onto the event scene in Colombo four years ago. Their hypnotic, often pulsating brand of percussion is marked by the use of traditional drums once reserved for male performers. Their audience remains fixated by the mastery and intricacy of the playing; no small feat when the drums can weigh 15-20kg.

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    Painting pain

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 24/12/2018

    » As a child, Amina was sexually molested by her uncle, who was a highly respected member of the family. The abuse started at the age of six and only ended when she left home aged 16.

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    Able artistry

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 11/09/2018

    » Multi-talented Taiwanese artist Leland Lee paints from the depths of his soul; profundity and richness of colour ooze from the images he alone can portray with such intensity.

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    One with the people

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 12/07/2017

    » Jean Jullien's hilarious illustrations have a deeper meaning once you ponder them.

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    Serendipity's canvas

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 25/05/2017

    » If he hadn't been rejected from the leading role in the Thai flick Khun Dong, veteran painter Choosak Visanukamron's passion for drawing and painting would have been a mere hobby.

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    Rap with resonance

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 22/08/2016

    » For Australian indigenous hip hop performers Juanita Duncan, Naomi Wenitong and Dizzy Doolan, music and dance resonates with stories of the tumultuous past of the Aboriginal population. The injustices meted out to what was called the Stolen Generations are a remnant of Australian history that is kept alive through their performances wherever they happen to be.

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    In the Spotlight

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 08/03/2013

    » Budding talent Miti Ruangkritya's photography addresses issues close to his heart. While the 31-year-old's work is yet to make waves on home turf, his photographs, which usually deal with social and political issues, have received recognition in Europe, especially in England where he completed much of his formal education. In Asia, he has showcased his craft at workshops and group exhibitions.

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    Making radio waves

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 24/01/2013

    » Working in radio is seldom monetarily rewarding, or a secure career for that matter, without a go-getter approach and the right connections in the industry. Rassamee Maneenil, a veteran freelance radio host who for 20 years has delivered know-how on family issues to her audience, has learned that from experience.

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    The journey from him to her

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 05/06/2012

    » Jetsada Taesombat _ a transgender _ embodies the charms of a young woman who exudes confidence and style. With an innate talent for public-speaking, the 27-year-old seems suited for the position of coordinator at the Thai Transgender Alliance (Thai TGA), which promotes activities to help overcome prejudices society may hold against them.

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