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Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Bangkok 242 : a Space fOr Sharing

By Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), Thai Beverage Public Company Limited and Bangkok Art City

Date:

23 Jan - 19 May 2024

The exhibition ‘Bangkok 242 a Space for Sharing’ is one of the projects continuously conducted by Bangkok Art and Culture Centre to raise awareness of social issues by working with various social sectors. Creative activities and contemporary media arts are used to communicate ideas related to social issues, leading to learning, exchange of ideas, and support for social and community engagement as well as encouraging a cross-disciplinary approach in expanding the concept of challenging contemporary art formats for the public.

Bangkok Art and Culture Centre would like to take this opportunity to explore the aspects of society, urban landscape, lifestyle, economy, and art and culture through the ‘Bangkok 242 a Space for Sharing’ exhibition, inviting artists, creators, activists, and researchers from various fields. The exhibition is aimed to serve as a reflection on the urban landscape from the viewpoint of Bangkok citizens through historical, cultural, technological, and innovative lenses. It’s also aimed to explore the changes, current events, effects, opportunities, values, and hopes to collectively write a new chapter for Bangkok as a great place to live in through representation, awareness development, and learning that will lead to collective action with the audience from various perspectives. Together, thirteen artists and two organization, including SATHU x Thaipologic (Jirawat Sriluansoi, Phunlert Lostapornpipit, Pichaya, Wongphiboonphon, Phatcharida Wisetsing, Nattapong Plienman), Korn Neeyabhan, Koson Kajeekailas, Kwanchai Lichaikul, มนุษย์กรุงเทพฯ (Kwanchai Dumrongkwan), Sakuya Aoyaki, Natthapong Rattanachoksirikul, Nitivat Cholvanichsiri, Pakorn Musikaboonlert & Viveka and Vehement, Blooming Bangkok (Vorapoj Osathapiratana), Wishulada Panthanuvong, Design for Disasters (Vipavee Kunavichayanont), Uninspired by Current Events (Saratta Chuengsatiansup), Film Archive x Rolling Wild, and Collaborators: Edutainment & Socio-interaction Computing Lab (ESIC Lab) present creative works, archives, activities, and contemporary media arts for the public to interpret their meanings and perspectives as well as the history of Bangkok curated based on urban context and city-citizen relationship by three curators, Luckana Kunavichayanont, Pracamkrong Vajiravarabhakti, and Kalaya Kovidvisith, in order to take a collective step forward in developing good living conditions.

Artists:
SATHU x Thaipologic (Jirawat Sriluansoi, Phunlert Lostapornpipit, Pichaya Wongphiboonphon, Phatcharida Wisetsing, Nattapong Plienman)
Korn Neeyabhan
Koson Kajeekailas
Kwanchai Lichaikul
มนุษย์กรุงเทพฯ (Kwanchai Dumrongkwan)
Sakuya Aoyaki
Natthapong Rattanachoksirikul
Nitivat Cholvanichsiri
Pakorn Musikaboonlert & Viveka and Vehement
Blooming Bangkok (Vorapoj Osathapiratana)
Wishulada Panthanuvong
Design for Disasters (Vipavee Kunavichayanont)
Uninspired by Current Events (Saratta Chuengsatiansup)
Film Archive x Rolling Wild

Collaborators:
Edutainment & Socio-interaction Computing Lab (ESIC Lab)


What’s on this February 2024 at “Bangkok 242 a Space fOr Sharing”

1. Curator Tour: Bangkok 242 a Space fOr Sharing
17 February 2024, from 13:30 to 15:00
Speakers:
Luckana Kunavichayanont, Pracamkrong Vajiravarabhakti, and Kalaya Kovidvisith
Venue: Main Exhibition Gallery, 8th Floor

2. Blooming Bangkok Activities
Join the activity "Wish-Granting Tree"
every Saturday and Sunday, with workshops from the Blooming Bangkok network community.
Venue: Main Exhibition Gallery, 8th Floor

  • 10-11 February 2024
    Thonburi District: Some (P)Arts of Bang Phlat
    Workshop: Drawing Star Shaped Kite

  • 17-18 February 2024
    Lat Krabang: Hua Takhe Old Market, Hua Takhe Community
    Workshop: Handmade Jewelry from Scrap Materials
    Enjoy traditional toys such as spinning tops, and leaf kites.

  • 24-25 February 2024
    Bangkok Noi District: Wat Amphawa Community
    Workshop: Coconut Leaf Boat
    Enjoy the delicious local Thai sweet recipes " Kanomtarn", Fresh from the oven.

3. Art Toy Activities
Saturday 10 February 2024

Join the art toy and game board pop-up store from The Thai- art toy artists.
Enjoy with the snake Ladder game activity and get an opportunity to receive a special gifts, and meet & talk with the real art toy artists.

4. City Building Activities “U-Scape”
By Kwanchai Lichaikul
10, 16, and 24 February 2024
Time: 2:00 PM – 5.00 PM

information provided by event organizer