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    Resistance is not futile

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 09/07/2020

    » The world renowned Mona Lisa wasn't widely recognised until it was stolen from the Louvre in 1911. Johanna van Gogh-Bonger was a woman who believed in a Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh and was a key person behind his fame. War photography brought truth to light. It changed perceptions of war from glory to misery.

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    Let your love flower

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 08/07/2020

    » The aesthetic beauty of flowers is always a common theme in paintings but artist Praiya Ketkool prefers to depict grass and weeds, which are overlooked by most people. It all began when Praiya visited her grandmother in Chachoengsao during a school break and was riding her bicycle past stunning, flowering grass. She became so captivated by the scene that she decided she would return to capture photos of the gorgeous spread of grass flowers she had witnessed. Unfortunately, when she returned to the same spot the next day, all the flowers had been destroyed. Farmers had decided to get rid of them as the weeds were stealing nutrients away from their crops.

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    Coming out on top

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 02/07/2020

    » Raw talent and practice led to Jiab Prachakul winning the top prize at the BP Portrait Award. However, it was an artistic feat she didn't expect to accomplish given that she has no formal training in art.

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    Get your concert kicks online

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 25/06/2020

    » Although certain lockdown measures have been relaxed where live concerts are concerned, many rules still apply. Concertgoers, for example, are required to keep a physical distance of at least 5m from one another and should not scream or sing along.

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    Put on a happy face

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 25/06/2020

    » Anon Lulitananda uses his experience of living in two worlds -- one where everyone wears their hearts on their sleeve, and the other where everyone conceals certain parts of themselves -- and marries them in this latest exhibition.

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    Escape to Bangkok Art Biennale

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 24/06/2020

    » While art events in many countries have been postponed or cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Bangkok Art Biennale 2020, or BAB 2020, is set to return from Oct 29 to Jan 31.

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    Second chances

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 22/06/2020

    » Suppakorn Tangtrasit is a barista who is happy to work extra hours to learn something new. With his positive attitude and willingness to challenge himself with difficult tasks, he seems like an employee that any company would like to have. However, a former convict and a drug dealer who was in and out of prison three times, the repeat offender isn't welcome in many companies and even his own family, who don't want him to use the family name anymore.

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    A tour of Japan at home

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 17/06/2020

    » Located in Japan's Chiba Prefecture, Sawara is a beautiful small town, only 70km away from the capital Tokyo. The town is renowned for its historical architecture from the Edo Period (1603–1868) and two traditional festivals -- the Sawara Hina Festival and Sawara Grand festival. Recently, scenic views of the town in photographs on -- created to promote the town of Sawara among Thai tourists -- caught the eye of watercolourist Chatchai Thammaphirome, aka AnimaToey, and inspired him to paint.

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    Education amid the pandemic

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 17/06/2020

    » E-leng Keng Kong and his friends Ngao and Fong are required to stay home, wash their hands, wear protective masks and avoid shared eating utensils during the Covid-19 outbreak. Meanwhile, in the South, best friends Anis and Golf are prohibited to play with each other. They are, however, reluctant to maintain physical distance.


    Celebs not liable for Wanchalearm

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 15/06/2020

    » Last week, exiled Thai activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit, who was living in Phnom Penh was reportedly abducted. In 2014, the 37-year-old Thai political refugee had refused a military summons and in 2017, he was accused of violating the Computer Crimes Act. In an interview with the press, Maj Gen Burin Thongprapai said Wanchalearm wasn't facing lese-majeste charges. Regardless, news of his abduction has caused an uproar on social media. Most people (on Twitter) think that someone who has a different opinion than the junta government should not be made to disappear. Yet, some people also commented that there was no evidence to prove that the state was involved in his abduction while others went as far as to believe the abduction was fake news.

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