Images taken of graffitied election posters found along the streets of Bangkok. The promotional posters show the intense frustration between opposing supporters of Yingluck Shinawatra’s Pheu Thai Party and Abhisit Vejjajiva’s Democrat party during the 2011 election.
Part of a wider series of interesting find stemming from 2006 Yellow Shirt movement against the former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Miti Ruangkrtya (b.1981, Thailand) Miti has received a ‘Selected Winners’ and an ‘Honourable Mentions’ award for Magenta Flash Forward – Emerging Photographers (UK) in 2011 & 2012. He has participated at the Angkor workshop with Antoine D’Agata whom he has also assisted in Pattaya. His portfolio has been featured in British Journal of Photography, De L’air and 500 Photographers blog. In 2012 his work has been exhibited at Noorderlitch, Singapore, Chobi Mela, Angkor and Phonm Penh Photo Festivals. In 2013 he was nominated for ‘Best Photographer’ and ‘Best Photo Book’ at Dali Photo Festival. He had held solo exhibitions at Kathmandu Gallery in Bangkok and ICI in Venice and group exhibitions at Arles, Dali, Delhi and Noorderlicth Festival. For 2014 he will held solo exhibitions at 2902 in Singapore and Bangkok University Gallery in Thailand.
Photographs & Text: Miti Ruangkritya (Thailand) | Website: www.mi-ti.com