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Organised by Goethe-Institut Thailand, BACC Exhibition Dept., and Connecting Cities Network
7 - 28 June 2016
Venue: Siam Center, BACC, and Goethe-Institut Thailand

Opening event on Tuesday 7 June 2016, at 14.00 at Auditorium, 5th floor, BACC

LIVE THE CITY explores how to embed digital art in the urban context and how urban digital art contributes to shaping
neighborhoods, networking citizens and creating platforms for visualizing science and technologies. Especially in Bangkok where
a massive growth of media infrastructures and permanent digital advertisements are increasingly defining the urban experience.
In times of digital communication and smart cities, the communicative potential of the public space is reinterpreted in manifold
ways. Urban media environments connect physical space with the digital world and encourages city inhabitants to actively and
conjointly reshape the urban space.

Artists: Jun Ong, Nithiphat Hoisangthog Ekapob Suksudpaisarn, Pannathorn Eawsivigoon & Sutinee Prongmake

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Shifting Horizons: music, myth, and memory.
The media art of John Sanborn

Organised by BACC Exhibition Department
25 March - 10 July 2016
Main Gallery, 7th floor

John Sanborn was a key member of the second wave of American video artists that
included Bill Viola, Gary Hill, Dara Birnbaum, and Tony Oursler. And though much of his early
works were shown in celebrated institutions, from the Whitney and MoMA in NYC, to the
Pompidou Center in Paris, his career embraced a fuller media journey that would take him inside broadcast television, to Hollywood, and to Silicon Valley. This exhibition marks the manner of this return, looking to music, the foundation, the pattern for his distinctive use
of media formalism; it conjures up issues of myth and reinvention, as media remain an ever-changing medium; finally it acknowledges Sanborn’s role in performance and performative collaborations with major 20th century dancers and performers, settling the bond between him and his mentor, Nam June Paik.

Artists: John Sanborn

Curator: Stephen Sarrazin

Omnivoyeur and Electrical Walks
Bangkok Electromagnetic Sound and Visual Project

1 April - 10 July 2016
Main Gallery, 7th floor

Organised as part of Urban Media Project by Goethe - Institut
Thailand, BACC Exhibition Dept., Connecting Cities Network in Berlin

In the phenomenon of the absence and presence communicates through the works of
two artists, a renowned German sound artist Christina Kubisch and a Thai Photographer,
Miti Ruangkritya investigate the urban landscape like Bangkok. The electromagnetic walk
of Christina Kubisch guides viewer through city with map and custom-made headphone catching magnetic sound that are inaudible to naked ears, while field-recorded images
of Miti Ruangkritya prolonging perceptibility of mundane living, marking reflective thoughts
from the omnipresent of media in our increasingly technological environment. Both
expressions are synthesized in an exhibition space by means of commontime and space
as well as the abstract energy that interchange to allow for new aesthetic and experience
while retaining its core essence. The title "Omnivoyeur" is a psychoanalytical concept
"I see only from one point but my existence is looked at from all sides" of Jacques Lacan,
employing as a base to offer a reverse in thought and action through the artworks where
the passiveaudience is encouraged to become an active investigator to perceive both
politics and poetic of media hidden in our urban surrounding.

Artists: Christina Kubisch and Miti Ruangkritya

Guest Curator:
Pichaya Aime Suphavanij

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Thai Contemporary Art Exhibition "Thailand Eye"
Organised by Ministry of Culture, Bangkok Art and Culture,
Saatchi Gallery, Prudential and Parallel Contemporary Art

Supported by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Tourism
and Sports, Thai Beverage Public Company Limited, King Power,
Thai Airways International Public Company Limited, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau, Jim Thompson House, Toshiba
(Thailand) Co., Ltd., British Council, etc.
18 March - 7 August 2016
Main Gallery, 8th floor

The event series on the celebration of the 60th Anniversary of HRH Princess Maha
Chakri Sirindhorn and the 160th Anniversary of Thailand - UK diplomatic relations in 2015
concluded with the Thai Contemporary Art Exhibition "Thailand Eye" at the Saatchi Gallery
in London during November 2015 to January 2016 and presenting to Thai audience at
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre this year. The exhibition features key Thai contemporary
artists showcasing their thought-provoking works inspired by Thai art and culture, launching
together with the book "Thailand Eye" published by Skira Publishing House collecting the
works of morethan 70 Thai contemporary artists.

Artists: Bussaraporn Thongchai, Chatchai Puipia, Chusak Srikwan, Dow Wasiksiri, Kamolpan
Chotivichai, Kawita Vatanajyankur, Kosit Juntaratip, Krit Ngamsom, Manit Sriwanichpoom,
Natee Utarit, Navin Rawanchaikul, Nopchai Ungkavatanapong, Pannaphan Yodmanee,
Panya Vijinthanasarn, Paweena Raksasna, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Rolf von Bueren, Sakarin
Krue-On, Somboon Hormtientong, Songchai Buachum, Trirat Sriburin, Udomsak Krisanamis
and Viriya Chotpanyavisut

: Nigel Hurst, Prof. Dr. Apinan Poshyananda and Serenella Ciclitira

Love and Relationship
The 5th White Elephant Art Award Exhibition

By Thai Beverage Public Company Limited
24 March - 10 July 2016
Main Gallery, 9th floor

Thai Beverage Public Company Limited proudly presents the 5th White Elephant Art
Award Art Exhibition, themed "Love and Relationship" to display both Realistic and
Figurative artworks. Selected artworks including paintings, sculptures and prints with
diverse techniques, materials and creations will be showed as part of this exhibition
in order to display assorted skills and creativity. There are 20 awards to be given with
the White Elephant Award with a grant of 1,000,000 baht as the top prize. There are
also artworks competed in The Special White Elephant Art Award to Commemorate
the 5th Anniversary of The White Elephant Art Award from 7 artists. To conclude,
there are 65 works of art exhibition in this year exhibition.

For more information, please contact Tel. 02 422 2092 (Closed on Monday)

people's gallery

By Suwon Chumphon and Panom Changnanork
1 - 29 June 2016
People's Gallery P1-P2, 2nd floor, artHUB@bacc

Human is the only living thing on earth with the ability of the mind with unlimited potential
to create formations of idea in response to one’s desire. This state of mind is deceptive
and can only be recognised emotionally. Desire that rises from the awareness and physical
perception through body senses, rouses and persuades the instability of the mind.

Simply Nature
By Thanan Klintapaneeyakul
2 - 29 June 2016
People's Gallery P3, 2nd floor, artHUB@bacc

Human is united with nature. Nature teaches us to see both the truth and peace of mind.
Let us understand and see it clearly. At least nature will give aesthetics and human soul
to you.

arts network

PHOTOSYNTHESIS : DEC Graduate Exhibition 2016
By Art thesis exhibition of Decorative arts,
Silpakorn University students.
31 May - 12 June 2016
Hall, L floor, Hall, 1st floor, Studio, 4th floor and Curved Wall, 5th floor

The 1st International Visual Communication Disseminating
31 May - 12 June 2016
Curved Wall, 3rd - 4th floor

7th UOB Painting of the Year
Wednesday 8 June 2016, 13.00 - 18.30 hrs.
Multi-function Room, 1st floor

For more information
Tel. 02 343 4964, 02 343 4969
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"Look Young" Art Thesis Exhibition 2015
By The Faculty of Painting Sculpture and Graphic Arts,
Silpakorn University
Round 1: 14 - 19 June 2016
Round 2: 21 - 26 June 2016
Hall, L floor, Hall 1st floor and Curved Wall, 3rd - 5th floor

Opening ceremony on Friday 17 June 2016 at 15.30 hrs.
Hall, L floor

For more information

Thai : Surveying + Analyzing
The International Textile & Fashion Symposium 2016

By Baan Noorg Collaborative arts & culture
14 - 15 June 2016
Multi-function Room, 1st floor

*Admission free

For more information
Tel. 081 5875715 (Yin), 094 2413994 (Mind)

performing art

Bangkok International Children's Theatre Festival 2016

Organized by Arts on Location and Democrazy theatre studio
in partnership with Bangkok Arts and Culture Centre (BACC)
and the Japan foundation, Bangkok
12 June - 3 July 2016

BICT Fest 2016 or Bangkok International Children’s Theatre Festival 2016 is Thailand’s
first international performing arts festival for young people, a biannual family event of
high-quality performing arts experience with intercultural exchanges for artists and
creative learning programs for young people and their families.

Ticket Prices: 150 - 850 THB (Free of charge in some activities)

For more information:
Tel. 099 009 3172, 081 441 5718
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bacc education

BACC Art Talk 2016
2nd BACC Art Talk 2016:
"Art - a Tool Towards Social Sustainability"
Sunday 12 June 2016 at 14.00 -16.00 hrs.
Multi-function Room, 1st Floor

Conducted by
1. Boonchai Suksuriyayothin
2. Thanaboon Somboon
3. Wichada Nareuworapat

Bangkok Art and Culture Center proudly invite you to the second BACC Art Talk 2016
on Sunday 12 June 2016 from 14.00-16.00 hrs. The talk will focus on the role of art and
social engagement. Three social entrepreneurs will share their ideas on the connection
between art and social responsibility. Participants will learn insightful information on the
merging of these distinct fields within the discourse of sustainable development.

*Open to all attendees free of charge
*For reservations and additional information, please contact:

Education Dept.,Tel. 02 214 6630-8 ext. 519 l Email:

bacc library

Storytelling Activity for Kids: 
Phleng Song Kluang Performance
"Phra Aphai Mani fled from Nang Phisue"

By Wat Pa Laylai Kindergarden School, Suphan Buri
Saturday 25 June 2016 at 14.00 - 16.00 hrs. 
Multi-function Room, 1st Floor

Phra Aphai Mani lived with a sea monster called Phisue Samut in a cave. They had a son
called Sin Samut. One day Sin Samut found an old merman and took him to his father.
The merman asked Phra Aphai Mani to free him in exchange of helping them escape from
the monster. Find out what would happen next on the date and time mentioned above.

Free entry.
No reservation needed.

Registration starts at 13.00 hrs. The activity starts at 14.00 hrs.
The show is suitable for kids aged 3 - 15 years old.

For more information Tel. 02 214 6630-8 ext. 126, 127

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*Valid until the end of the June 2016

More information Tel. 094 410 2024, 02 214 6630 ext. 304, 305
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2nd floor

Artisthouse offers delicious and reasonable priced food and drinks such as egg noodle
with shrimp dumping, Ceylon tea and organic snacks in an art-house shop with art and
craft products for sale from Artisthouse in Baan Klong Luang including notebook, paintings, ceramic and souvenirs.

For more information
Tel. 089 141 6660

Goon Studio
4th floor

Goon Studio provides premium art materials with caring services by our specialists. Apart
from art materials and art workshops, we also offer fine art and ink jet printing with Epson printer as well as other art services such as color management, calibrate and platinum print.

For more information
Tel. 091 592 5965, 089 137 1028

Upcoming in July

bacc cinema

The Female Perspective
Saturday 23 July 2016 at 16.00 - 20.30 hrs.
Auditorium, 5th Floor

Bangkok Art and Culture Centre proudly presents "Cinema Diverse: Director's Choice
2016: The Female Perspective"
. For the fourth Cinema Diverse, four international
films, selected by five acclaimed female Thai directors, will be shown bi-monthly from
May - November 2016. After each screening there will be a post-screening talk and
a Q&A session to discuss ideas and thoughts about the film with the directors.

The second screening on Saturday 23 July 2016 is a US film, Nebraska (2013) with
a post screening talk with Wanweaw and Weawwan Hongvivatana, the twin sisters
who are writers, scriptwriters and independent directors of a documentary, 'Wish Us Luck'
which documented their journey back home to Thailand from England by train.

"We really like the dark and depressing atmosphere at the beginning of Nebraska.
It seems like the film will be about this heartless and dysfunctional family, which it is but
it is also filled with warmth and real emotion that brings a smile to your face at the same
time. The bitter-sweetness of the film is highlighted with the poetic black and white cinematography" Wanweaw and Weawwan Hongvivatana

Nebraska trailer:

Entry fee is 60 Baht per person (with a free programme).
Registration for each screening starts at 13.00 hrs.

*With Thai and English subtitles
*Film screening starts at 17.00 hrs.
*The talk after the screening will be in Thai with English translation.
*This event is suitable for adults 15 years and over.

For more information Tel. 02 214 6630-8 ext. 528 and Email:

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is under the supervision of
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre
Foundation,set up and mainly funded
by Bangkok Metropolitan Administration

For more information, please contact BACC Information

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