‘Bangkok, Bangkok’ (Barcelona)
La Capella Gallery, Barcelona
Installation by Prapon Kumjim, with montage including images from Very Thai. A copy of Very Thai was also displayed as an exhibit on the table in the exhibition.
8 Feb – 10 April 2005
Opening: 8 Feb 2004, 7pm (Barcelona time) - with AboutTV live! from Barcelona under sub-channel: Bangkok, Bangkok at La Capella, Barcelona Watch the interview with participating artists and curator in archived section. More information will be added during the whole month of February. The project is part of a cultural exchange program between Bangkok and Barcelona.
FROM ASIAN ART ARCHIVE:
Bangkok, Bangkok is an exhibition of contemporary art and films by Bangkok-based artists. It is the first chapter inRoundabout Encounter, an exchange program between Bangkok and Barcelona, initiated by Marti Peran, the program director for this project on behalf of the city of Barcelona, in collaboration with Rirkrit Tiravanija, a renowned New-York based Thai artist. The initiative resulted in many layers of networking in both local and international contexts. The present catalogue includes artist biographies.
Curators: Klaomard Yipintsoi, Grithiya Gaweewong, Marti Peran
A Tale of Two Cities: Bangkom & Barcelona – Klaomard YIPINTSOI
Idea of Barcelona… With Art in the Background – Marti PERAN
Bangkok, Bangkok – Gridthiya GAWEEWONG(กฤติยา กาวีวงศ์)
Artists: Manit SRIWANICHPOOM(มานิต ศรีวานิชภูมิ), Wit PIMKANCHANAPONG(วิชญ์ พิมพ์กาญจนพงศ์), Jibby YUNIBANDHU,Kornkrit JIANPINIDNAN(กรกฤช เจียรพินิจนันท์), Prapon KUMJIM(ประพล คำจิ่ม), Thasnai SETHASEREE, Gridthiya GAWEEWONG(กฤติยา กาวีวงศ์)
Images from Very Thai used in the isntallation by Prapon Kumjim. A copyt of Very Thai displayed as an exhibit on the table in the exhibition.
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