Artist list for inaugural Bangkok Art Biennale announced

Anupong Charoenmitr, Unprepare, 2013, 3-channel HD video, 3 min 54 sec (loop) Courtesy the artist


The curators of the Bangkok Art Biennale announced the artists of the inaugural edition, will is being held from October with the title Beyond Bliss.

‘We live in a present state of fear, protest and delusion.’ said Prof. Dr. Apinan Poshyananda, the biennale's artistic director. ‘We invite our selected artists to comment on this lack of bliss. Which has been created due to political clashes, disease, pollution and migration. Bliss is a temporary and ephemeral experience, our artists will seek to interpret and capture different variants and intensity.’

The artists are: Marina Abramovic & Mai (Former Yugoslavia, USA), Aes+F (Russia), Chumpon Apisuk (Thailand), Art Labor (Vietnam), Aurèle (France), Jean Michel Basquiat (USA), Montien Boonma (Thailand), Canan (Turkey), Paolo Canevari (Italy), Patipat Chaiwitesh (Thailand), Anupong Charoenmitr (Thailand), Kray Chen (Singapore), Choi Jeong Hwa (Korea), Franceso Clemente (Italy), Heri Dono (Indonesia), Elmgreen & Dragset (Denmark & Norway), Sara Favriau (France), Gauri Gill (India), Fiona Hall (Australia), Tul Hirunyalawan (Thailand), Ho Tzu Nyen (Singapore), Hooptam Laos-Thai (Laos / Thailand), Huang Yong Ping (France / China), Tao Hui (China), Sriwan Janehattakankit (Thailand), Eisa Jocson (Philippines), Mark Justiniani (Philippines), Shigeyuki Kihara (New Zealand), Pichet Klunchun (Thailand), Latthapon Korkiatarkul (Thailand), Samak Kosem (Thailand), Sakarin Krue-On (Thailand), Yayoi Kusama (Japan), Torlarp Larpjaroensook (Thailand), Nge Lay (Myanmar), Lee Bul (Korea), Firoz Mahmud (Bangladesh), Moelyono (Indonesia), MUSAlimah (Thailand), Yoshitomo Nara (Japan), Krit Ngamsom (Thailand), Arnont Nongyao (Thailand), Numen For Use Design Collective (Austria / Croatia), Anneè Olofsson (Sweden), Sherman Ong (Malaysia), Sunanta Phasomwong (Thailand), Kamol Phaosavasdi (Thailand), Sornchai Phongsa (Thailand), Wisut Ponnimit (Thailand), Jittima Ponsawek (Thailand), Sanitas Pradittasnee (Thailand), Tawatchai Puntusawasdi (Thailand), Angki Purbandono (Indonesia), Kata Sangkhae (Thailand), Nino Sarabutra (Thailand), Marc Schmitz (Germany), Jakkai Siributr (Thailand), Lim Sokchalina (Cambodia), Jitsing Somboon (Thailand), Souled Out Studios (Thailand, UK, South Africa), Andrew Stahl (UK), Joscha Steffens (Germany), Phaptawan Suwannakudt (Thailand), Imhathai Suwatthanasilp (Thailand), Komkrit Tepthian (Thailand), Ralf Tooten (Germany), Nopchai Ungkavatanapong (Thailand), Natee Utarit (Thailand), Dujdao Vadhanapakorn (Thailand), Joana Vasconcelos (Portugal), Kawita Vatanajyankur (Thailand), Dao Wasiksiri (Thailand), Yan Pei Ming (China), Pannapan Yodmanee (Thailand), Yuan Goang Ming (Taiwan).

The biennial will run from 19 October – 3 February.

26 March 2018