Festivals & Events

BIPAM 2023 (Bangkok International Performing Arts Meeting)

After the pandemic has forced us to move nearly all work and interactions to online platforms, we are delighted to welcome you all back to join our Bangkok International Performing Arts Meeting (BIPAM 2023) under the theme “Uncommon Ground”. Together we will explore changes, surrounding and within, and discover new possibilities in the society through a variety of activities, including international performances, discussions, workshops, etc. Join us from 22-26 March 2023 at Jim Thompson Art Center and other art spaces around Bangkok.

BIPAM 2023 Programs include:

4 performances in total

INTERMISSION - a commissioned work by three Southeast Asian performing art platforms that brings together folk artists and contemporary dancers. (Goethe-Institut Auditorium)

A Notional History - a documentary performance that invites you to rethink national history in a new light. A piece by Malaysian director Mark Teh from Five Arts Center. (Gallery, TCDC)

And My Heart Almost Stood Still - a solo performance from Israel that immerses you in the beauty of music through movement inspired by artistic perception that transcends borders. (Function Room, 4th Fl., TCDC)

I Say Mingalaba, You say Goodbye - a piece describing relationships between Thai and Myanmar during trying times demanding change, by B-Floor Theatre. (Sodsai Pantoomkomol Centre for Dramatic Arts)

Talks & Workshops at Jim Thompson Art Center

From the Field: a report from Bangkok Theatre Festival - Find out what happened to Thailand's contemporary performing arts landscape during the past year, through Bangkok Theatre Festival - a contemporary theatre festival that has been running regularly for over 20 years

Dance Forum: Borderless Dance Ecology - An inaugural event dedicated exclusively to the dance scene. Leaders of dance communities from Asia and Thailand discuss the dance ecosystem in their home country, and reflect on their efforts to push the boundaries in order to keep up with the present.

Asian Dramaturg’s Network Forum - Asia's only dramaturg network share their experience from discussions on dramaturgy on the international stage, and reflect on the question what exactly is a dramaturg? And whether we in Thailand are ‘turging’ right.

Artist’s Talk - The creative minds behind all 4 performances share about their processes, inspirations, and share insights into their works.

For more information and tickets, visit www.bipam.org

Note: All information is from the event organizer
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