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.
Miti Ruangkritya, Dream Property
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.
Portfolio Review Spotlight: Attavee B. Buanitisin
Attavee Buanitisin’s photographs of “Home ยังไม่เสร็จ” allow us an intimate peep into the quiet yearnings of middle-class families in Thailand.
The Good Day, Bad Day, Every Day Streets of Tavepong Pratoomwong
A best of selection of photographs from rising Thai Street Photography talent Tavepong Pratoomwong.
Spiritual Offerings, by Akkara Naktamna
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.
Portraits from the Thai Uprising, by Chotiwat Lattapanit
Compelled and moved by his country’s current political turmoil and divide, Chotiwat Lattapanit began photographing the protests in his home city Bangkok.
All That Glitters, by Adam Birkan
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.
Signs – สัญญาณ, by Akkara Naktamna
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.
Transplantation (2014), by Withit Chanthamarit
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.
Bangkok Unposed & Unveiled
Unposed Bangkok is a photography exhibition that uniquely presents the daily happenings on Bangkok’s streets and sidewalks.
BANGKOK Street Photography, by IPA Workshop August 2012
A selection of street photographs taken in Bangkok, Thailand by the participants of the IPA Street Photography Workshop BANGKOK in August 2012.
Land Ends, by Andri Tambunan
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, by Olivier Pin-Fat
‘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…