In the following conversation with prolific Thai artist/curator Manit Sriwanichpoom, we talk candidly about photography and purpose, censorship and compromises, and being fearless in art-making.
In spite of Bangkok’s recent unsettled political situation, which culminated in two military coups in 2006 and 2014, property development in the capital has continued to soar.
Attavee Buanitisin’s photographs of “Home ยังไม่เสร็จ” allow us an intimate peep into the quiet yearnings of middle-class families in Thailand.
A best of selection of photographs from rising Thai Street Photography talent Tavepong Pratoomwong.
Spiritual offerings are a part of tradition in Thailand. The rich and poor practice the same thing; hope, offer, and wait for a chance from the inexplicable.
Compelled and moved by his country’s current political turmoil and divide, Chotiwat Lattapanit began photographing the protests in his home city Bangkok.
Economic disparity is sometimes subtle rather than blatant. It is quiet and insidious. It doesn’t always represent itself in a clear and concise manner.
They seem to be biding their time to wreak vengeance upon nature-destroying man. Many things we meet in daily life appear inert and lifeless and so are overlooked.
Ever since I remembered, there have been numerous political protests that led to the occupation of the capital city, Bangkok. At times, the nature of these events seemed so distant and difficult to understand.
Unposed Bangkok is a photography exhibition that uniquely presents the daily happenings on Bangkok’s streets and sidewalks.
A selection of street photographs taken in Bangkok, Thailand by the participants of the IPA Street Photography Workshop BANGKOK in August 2012.
Taken during Thailand’s worst flooding in six decades, these following photographs are a visual exploration of the encounter between land and water. As these two worlds collide, I wanted to show the adaptation of those caught in the middle to maintain and continue their daily lives.
‘Dead Light’ – 1. Light that no longer moves, but has been caught, preserved, mummified in photographic materials – a paper necropolis that still emanates phantasmal energy…