Art Events in Bangkok : June 20 – FCCT, Democrazy, Ad Lib…

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Art Events – June 20 – June 26

Hi Art Addicts! Check out the best new art events, screenings and exhibitions happening across Bangkok this week.

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S Gallery – Oneness by Sarawut Yasamut

S Gallery - Oneness - Sarawut Yasamut

When: Tuesday, 21 June from 18:00 (through September 6)
Where: S Gallery, Sofitel Sukhumvit, 189 Sukhumvit Road, BTS Nana

Sofitel Sukhumvit’s S Gallery presents the opening party and press conference of Oneness by Sarawut Yasamut this Tuesday, June 21st. The opening party/cocktail gathering kicks off at 18:30 while the exhibition will be on display through September.

Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand (FCCT) – Thai Buddhism: Seized by Politics?

Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand - FCCT - Thai Buddhism - Seized by Politics

When: Wednesday, June 22 from 19:00
Where: FCCT, 518/5 Ploenchit Road, Maneeya Center, Penthouse

FFCT presents its latest panel discussion, “Thai Buddhism : Seized by Politics” this Wednesday, June 22. Featured speakers include independent academic/chronicler/author Vichai Panich and writer/social critic and founder of International Network of Engaged Buddhism (INEB), Sulak Sivaraksa.

Free for members. Non-members pay 450THB or 150THB with valid student or journalist ID.

(UPDATED) JAM – Cine Club “Party Monster” (New York Urban Legend Month)

JAM - JAM CINÉ CLUB - Party Monster - New York Urban Legend Month

When: Wednesday, June 22 from 20:00
Where: Jam, 41 Soi Rong Nam Kang (Charoen Rat Soi 1), Sathorn – Surasak BTS Exit 2, Bangkok

With this month’s theme being “New York Urban Legend Month”, JAM screens “Party Monster – directed by Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey (2003) – this Wednesday at 20:00. The dress code is Club Kids – 90’s Rave Scene.

Edit* – “Factory Girl” will be playing next week, June 29th.

Democrazy Theatre Studio – The Disappearance of The Boy on a Sunday Afternoon

Democrazy Theatre Studio - The Disappearance of The Boy on a Sunday Afternoon

When: Thursday, 23 June at 20:00
Where: Democrazy Theatre Studio, Soi Saphan Khoo, Rama 4 Road, Sathorn

Splashing Theatre and Democrazy Studio presents, “The Disappearance of the Boy on a Sunday Afternoon,” a play directed and written by Thanaphon Accawatanyu. The play will be on 23,24,25 June and 3,4,5 July at 8pm (additional matinee screening at 2pm on Sundays). Tickets cost 350THB per person or 650THB for two. 

JAM – Cultural Studies – Film – I Am Chut Wutty

JAM - Cultural Studies Film - I Am Chut Wutty

When: Thursday, June 23 from 20:00
Where: Jam, 41 Soi Rong Nam Kang (Charoen Rat Soi 1), Sathorn – Surasak BTS Exit 2, Bangkok

University lecturer/author Viriya Sawangchot hosts the upcoming cultural studies session at Jam, with the latest screening set to be “I Am Chut Wutty” – a documentary by Fran Lambrick that tells the story of the Cambodian environmental activist. Screening will be followed by a short discussion. Entry by donation with proceeds going to film campaign, ‘Not 1 More.’

Cho Why – “There I was, underground, bending the light” – Performance Installation

Cho Why - Performance Installation - There I was, underground, bending the light

When: Friday, June 24 – June 25, from 20:00-22:00
Where: Cho Why, Soi Nana 17, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, CHINATOWN, Bangkok, Thailand 10100

Cho Why presents “There I was, underground, bending the light,” a performance installation mixing dance, performance art and sculpture, this Friday, June 24th. Entry is 100THB and includes a free drink.

Midnice Gallery – New Day Begins

Midnice Gallery - NEW DAY BEGINS

When: Saturday, June 25th from 19:00 (through July 22)
Where: Midnice Gallery, Diamond Apartment, Chockchai 4 Soi 18 Ladprao

Upcoming this Saturday is Midnice Gallery‘s second exhibition of locally based Japanese artists Kimimochi Tauchi, Rei Hayase and Shirofumi Takehara. The presentation features traditional sixth century-style Japanese painting techniques.

Project 189 Bangkok – Nocturne by Nana Chen

Project 189 Bangkok - Nana Chen Photography - Nocturne by Nana Chen

When: Friday, June 24 from 22:00
Where: Project 189 Bangkok, 189 Soi Nana, Mitrijit Road, Phom Prap, Bangkok, 10100

Nana Chen presents the latest photography exhibition, titled “Nocturne,” this June 24 at the Chinatown gallery, Project 189.

Ad Lib Hotel – Hotel Art Fair 2016

Hotel Art Fair - Farmgroup - Hotel Art Fair 2016

When: Saturday, June 25 from 11:00 to 23:00 through June 26
Where: Ad Lib Hotel, 230/5 Sukhumvit 1, Bangkok, Thailand 10110

Boutique luxury hotel, Ad Lib is set to host this year’s Hotel Art Fair, a two-day event aimed at creating public awareness of the amazing galleries, independent artists and emerging talent in Thailand.

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