Bangkok’s Art Journey – August 17

Things to Do in Bangkok This Week V2 Onarto
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Art Things to do in Bangkok from August 17 to August 23

Take advantage of this coming week to attend few art previews or catch up on current exhibitions.Things to Do in Bangkok This Week V2 Onarto

What’s Bangkok Up To?

Abstract: The Truth of Art – BACC

BACC - Abstract ExhibitionOpening:  Friday, August 21 at 6pm

Where: Multi-Function Room, 1st floor

100 pieces have been selected amongst Ithipol Thangchalok’s 50 years of creation. The Thai contemporary artist brings shapes of seeds, trees, walls, and human figures towards a geometric abstraction meant to lead to the truth of art.

Dream On – U Baan

Dream On – U BaanOpening: Friday, August 21 at 6.30pm

Where: 204 soi chinda tawin, Samyan MRT, Bangkok

Py.0612, Dj.Ingen, Satit Raksasri and Pratya Srisuraphol present paintings and photographs dealing with the relationship between reality and expectations.

Cherry Blossom – Whitespace Gallery

Opening: Saturday, August 22 at 6pm

Where: one Sala Daeng 1, Rama 4 Road, Bangkok

The 5 hours opera video ‘Cherry Blossom’ tells the migration of a girl through three different parts of Bangkok.

Sympathetic Resonance – Jam

JAM # Sympathetic Resonance InstallationOpening: Saturday, August 22 at 7pm

Where: 41 Soi Rong Nam Kang – Surasak BTS Exit 2, Bangkok

‘Sympathetic Resonance’ features works by Dan Burman, British artist and musician working around chaos with found materials; Tommy Hanson, visual and sound artist from LA using technology to question social constructs; and Liew Niyomkarn, sound artist and composer creating stimulating sculptures and electronic circuits.

Ongoing

Pok Kobkongsanti: Hand drawing Retrospective – Schemata Gallery

Where: Sukhumvit 55, Bangkok

‘Since I was young, my very first memory was drawing… Drawing has become a part of my life’ -Pok Kobkongsanti.

The Mind Sees What It Chooses To See – Chomp

Chomp - The Mind Sees What It Chooses To See

Opening: Until September 1

Where: 63-65 Samsen road, Bangkok

This Michael Khamsai Tay’s exhibition results from a quest for self-expression through photography.

Portraits – Soy Sauce Factory

Soy Sauce Factory - Portraits By Cedric Arnold

Until September 12

Where: Soi 24 Charoenkrung road, Bangkok

Il y a une couille dans le potage

Where: ลาดกระบัง๑๖, Lat Krabang

‘Il y a une couille dans le potage’ is organized by Concrete Photo Festival 1: Myth of the Bullshit Mosquito in the Building.

Skeptical – Adler Subhashok Gallery

Adler Subhashok # SKEPTICAL by Aof Smith

Until August 31

Where: 160/3 Sukhumvit Soi 39, Bangkok

This solo exhibition features paintings by the Thai artist Aof Smith.

Translation / Transposition / Retranscription – Speedy Grandma

Until August 25

Where: 672/50-52 Soi Charoenkrung 28 Bangrak, Bangkok

This time Speedy Grandma wants us to think if we all ‘should speak a common language’?

Iwan – The Space

Until September 20

Where: Gaysorn Shopping Centre

For his solo exhibition, the American-based photographer Iwan Bagus explores the self, the nude male body and outdoor landscapes in his black and white series entitled Oblivion & Interior Landscape.

Kanjana Chonsiri: Shine – Bridge

Kanjana Chonsiri Shine – BridgeUntil September 4

Where: Charoen Krung, Yan Nawa, Sathorn

At this exhibition you will have a pleasure to look at abstract paintings of nature performed by Kanjana Chonsiri. In her own words, she sees her art as a free flow of imagination mixing nature and abstractions.

Dual & Bisections – Hansar Bangkok

Until October 4

Where: 3, Soi Mahatlek Luang 2, Rajdamri Road, Bangkok

Serial CutTM studio (Madrid) and Hansar Bangkok launched the project ‘Dual & Bisections’. Paloma Rincon’s collection called ‘Bisections’ shows an unexpected combination of diverse materials and surrealistic choices. ‘Dual’ part performed by Bartholot is a series of portraits bringing up a question of changing personality. The exhibition’s focus is on duality inherited in both techniques.

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