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  • LIFE

    It's all in the mind

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 04/08/2016

    » At the beginning of the play Me, Myself, And The Mind Of The Insignificance, Pathipon Adsavamahapong's directorial debut, which finished last Sunday at Crescent Moon Space, actor Pathavee Thepkraiwan proclaimed: "This is a place within oneself. I speak yet I have no voice...What am I?" And we realised that we were about to go on a trip straight into the character's mind, and the show was not supposed to be fully comprehended but simply felt.

  • LIFE

    Art imitating life imitating art

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 04/08/2016

    » After two-year hiatus, Jaturachai Srichanwanpen is back with his new play The Moo Moo Field, an adaptation from American playwright Annie Baker's Circle Mirror Transformation, and in it, actor Khalid Midam shines.

  • OPINION

    A national blindside for contemporary art

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 08/08/2016

    » Ten million baht was the sum that 81-year-old Waraporn Suravadi, the caretaker of the Bangkok Folk's Museum, needed to buy the plot of land next to her museum, which was to become the site of an eight-storey building. That construction project could potentially spoil the view and atmosphere of the museum -- a well-preserved war-era teak house that displays rare and valuable items dating back more than 100 years, to the reign of King Rama V.

  • LIFE

    A circle of abstraction

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 20/07/2016

    » Currently standing at the centre of Gallery Ver is one half of a table tennis table folded up, and it has come to embody the essence of the artist Udomsak Krisanamis's latest solo show "Paint It Black". On it are layers of gauze and circling strokes of black paint, plus a wasp's nest. The insect's lodge wasn't the artist's plan but he kept it anyway.

  • LIFE

    The traditional office may go way of the dinosaur

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 06/07/2016

    » In the not-so-distant future people may no longer be working in offices but instead will turn to alternative venues such as co-working spaces. This speculation is not hasty, considering it is the current vision of Charle Charoenphan, co-founder of one of Thailand's first co-working companies HUBBA. Since its launch in 2012, the business has thrived and Charle said in the past few years roughly 500 such spaces have sprung up across Thailand.

  • LIFE

    Sense behind the madness

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 08/07/2016

    » One is either enthralled, frustrated or confused by Apichatpong Weerasethakul's films. It's possibly a reflex of a complex and conflicting emotion -- you are not sure whether it's yourself as an audience or Apichatpong as a filmmaker that inspire those reactions.

  • LIFE

    Clay play

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 14/07/2016

    » Bowls, dishes and cups are stripped of their original function in the exhibition "The Ceramic View Bangkok" at the National Gallery. Their forms are extorted, and at times, there are no recognisable shapes left at all. Ceramic, a material usually associated with kitchenware or decorative items, is employed in this show, as paint is by painters, to create pieces of art.

  • LIFE

    British-Thai artist chooses to 'let go'

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 13/07/2016

    » Currently on display at Chomp café in Phra Nakorn district is a series of abstract drawings by British-Thai artist Kat Jones, a simultaneous experience in chaos and order. Titled Heart And Nerve And Sinew, Jones' elaborate pen drawings seem the result of a carefully-constructed sketch but they were actually out of spontaneity, no pre-planning, no sketching.

  • LIFE

    A fun film festival

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 15/07/2016

    » Blink your eyes not because it will all be over in seconds. For some of us who may find the two-hour time in cinema too tedious and sleep-inducing, a film screening event tonight at Whiteline at Silom 8 may be just the thing for you.

  • OPINION

    A simulated freedom is our best hope

    News, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 30/06/2016

    » So, David Cameron in the UK is quitting and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha won't. Then came along Lionel Messi and England manager Roy Hodgson's sudden decisions to retire from their international duties. But one should not bring all this up again; all is settled at home, the man stood his ground.

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