UN/THAID - Curated by Vipoo Srivilasa
This exhibition brings together the work of five contemporary artists from Thailand who now live and work in Australia. Arriving in Australia independently of one another across the 1990s and 2000s, these five artists are based in the urban centres of Melbourne and Sydney and have continued their distinct individual practices since arriving in this country.
The work on display in this exhibition is a diverse offering, including performance, painting, ceramics, sculpture, video and installation. Articulating multi-dimensional and layered histories, all of these artists are emboldened in their shared cultural experience of growing up in Thailand and then relocating to Australia while continuing to develop and refine their artistic practices.
This exhibition features the work of Phaptawan Suwannakudt, Nakarin Aaron Jaikla, Bundit Puangthong, Pimpisa Tinpalit, and Somchai Charoen. A Thai born Melbourne based artist, Vipoo Srivilasa has initiated and organised this exhibition because of his desire to provide visibility and voice for Thai Contemporary artists who have been working and living in Australia.
Vernissage is a ticketed event with limited spots, each ticket is granting entry and an artisanal cocktail on arrival, created especially for the show to enhance its mood as a part of artist-curated drinking program.
Grau Projekt, Level 1, 2-12 Alexandra Parade, Clifton Hill, 3068
To purchase tickets to the opening event please visit our official event page here.
The full exhibition will run from June 14th-July 27th. Grau Projekt gallery hours are WTF+SAT from 1-6 pm.