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    Through the prism of history

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 04/10/2019

    » The book's title is printed on its spine: Prism Of Photography: Dispersion Of Knowledge And Memories Of The 6 October Massacre. Thereafter, from the first page on, we have only photographs with no captions.

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    Saint and sensibility

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 16/05/2019

    » A Christian fable or a Marxist allegory? A magical-realist myth or a political cry against neoliberalism (or feudalism, which produces the same catastrophe anyway)?

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    A matter of life and death

    Life, Dave Kendall, Published on 22/03/2019

    » A river that sustains approximately one-tenth of the world's population is dying. Victor Mallet's River Of Life, River Of Death: The Ganges And India's Future explores why -- and simultaneously melds political and economic analysis with a compelling travelogue and a journey through the mythology of one of the world's great religions.

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    What's in a name change?

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 15/09/2019

    » It's been an intense week for Thailand's deputy agriculture minister, whose dubious past as a drug runner has been revealed in an exposé in The Sydney Morning Herald, written by one Michael Ruffles.

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    The S.L.P. Experience

    B Magazine, Chanun Poomsawai, Published on 15/09/2019

    » When Sergio Lorenzo Pizzorno came out with his first solo single, Favourites, back in June, we were pleasantly surprised. The song, an unlikely collaboration with UK rapper Little Simz, gave us an early glimpse into what could be expected from Pizzorno's solo project -- a whole lot of wacky swagger coated with a good amount of sonic experimentation. Listening to it closely, you can easily detect that indie impishness of his band Kasabian as well as the genre-hopping tendencies of Gorillaz. It's an impressive balancing act of breakbeat backdrop and funky basslines that sounds entirely new and familiar all at once.

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    Revolutionary's road

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 02/04/2019

    » Poet, novelist, piano player. And that was before Gil Scott-Heron had reached 20. He wrote and recorded his best known song, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, in 1971, and from then on produced a unique and polemical body of prose, poetry and music that led him to be dubbed the "Father of Political Rap", the originator of "nu soul" and many more titles. He preferred being called a "bluesologist".

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    Cinema Politico

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 14/12/2018

    » The premiere of the social-commentary film Ten Years Thailand on Tuesday night saw a number of political celebrities in the vaulted foyer of the Scala, brushing elbows with journalists, film professionals and gawking onlookers. Sulak Sivaraksa was there, as well as historian Charnvit Kasetsiri, Thongthong Chandrangsu and several political-science scholars. Big names from political parties showed up: Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit from Future Forward, Parit Ratanakulserirengrit from the Democrats, Chatchat Sitthiphun and Wattana Muangsuk from Pheu Thai, Sombat Boon-ngamanong from Krian Party. Invitations had been sent out to all parties, according to the film producers, but no one from Palang Pracharat and Bhumjaithai attended the screening.

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    Finding a forgotten history

    Life, Published on 28/08/2019

    » An award-winning social documentary photographer from Germany and an anthropologist from Thailand have joined forces to portray the Mlabri tribe in a photo exhibition at Goethe Institut, Sathon Road, from tomorrow until Oct 15.

  • News & article

    A life of diplomacy

    Life, Atiya Achakulwisut, Published on 16/08/2019

    » Former prime minister Anand Panyarachun will give a speech in tribute to the late former deputy foreign minister Visutr Arthayukti at the launch of his biography on Sunday.

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    Under the lens

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 23/08/2019

    » In 2015, Bangkok played host to its first international photo festival, PhotoBangkok. Works by an array of talented Thai and international photographers were displayed in 24 galleries around town, reportedly attracting over 100,000 visitors.

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