A region in flux
Four contemporary artists at Jim Thompson Art Center have produced works that delve into the relentless change experienced throughout Southeast Asia
- 17 Apr 2017 at 04:30
- WRITER: APIPAR NORAPOOMPIPAT
Screenshot Of Rubber Man (2014) by Khvay Samnang. Photo © Khvay Samnang
What do four contemporary artists from three other Southeast Asian countries have that could resonate in a country like Thailand?
Turns out, a whole lot.
From aesthetics, to spiritual beliefs, to societal struggles, Jim Thompson Art Center's latest group exhibition, "People, Money, Ghosts (Movement As Metaphor)", depicts the continual change that the region is going through, and shows that we and our neighbouring countries aren't so different after all.