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e-newsletter / April 2018

Announcement

Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (bacc) will be closed for Songkran Holidays during April 13 - 16, 2018. We will reopen on Tuesday 17 April 2018.

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The 7th White Elephant Art Award Exhibition
"Inspiration for the Sustainable Community"

Organised By Thai Beverage Public Company Limited
7 April - 24 June 2018
Main Gallery, 9th Floor

The 7 th White Elephant Art Award Exhibition "Inspiration for the Sustainable Community" by Thai Beverage Public Company Limited presents realistic and figurative paintings, sculptures and mixed media artworks which received awards from the 7 th edition of the competition in 2018. The exhibition is composed of 20 award-winning artworks and 37 selected artworks. In total, there are 57 artworks exhibited this year.

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I AM YOU
Artist Vasan Sitthiket

A contemporary art exhibition
23 March - 27 May 2018
Main Gallery, 8th Floor

BACC is proud to present I Am You, a contemporary art exhibition featuring the works of Vasan Sitthiket. This Vasan exhibition gathers together more than 100 master works.

The uniqueness of Vasan’s paintings lies in its attractive, but challenging nature. His personally created free-form artistic language and diversified patterns of movement respond to the contemporary societal issues at hand. Through the elements of sarcasm, satire, and implicative comparison, his works are shaped and tempered to perfection by the artist’s well-versed artistic expertise in exploring various means of expression, which also include various initiatives with artist groups and activists from both private and public sectors who fight for societal, political, and environmental justice. Vasan has been one of the Thai artist representatives to participate in various international exhibitions in Australia, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, and United States of America.

I Am You exhibition presents works spanning from the year 1975 to the present day; starting with a retrospective look into the beginning of the artist’s journey to understand the essence of his ideas and works through his present participation in various social activities.

In addition to the narration of Vasan Sitthiket’s work concepts and life as an artist and activist, educational activities such as Curator’s Tour, Artist’s Talk, Critic’s Talk and workshops are also available at the exhibition.

Guest Curator:
Prof.Dr.Apinan Poshyananda

Co-curator: Adulaya Hoontrakul

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EARLY YEARS PROJECT #2 - Announcement

Bangkok Art and Culture Centre has announced the recipientsof its Early Years Project #2: Anticipation program - An Incubating Project. The program’s prize winners as selected by the BACC are as follows:

Artist Residency
- one winner: Alisa Chunchue (OVERDOSE) Mobility Funding
- two winners: Rungruang Sittirerk (Remittance) Saroot Supasuthivech (Security Guard)

These winning works were chosen by experts from across various schools of art who were invited by the BACC to be part of the panel of judges:
1. Arin Rungjang
2. Sakarin Krue-On
3. Assoc.Prof.Thanet Awsinsiri

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special project

The Portrait of the King Bhumibol Adulyadej

The portrait of the late King Bhumibol is another part of the project "In Remembrance of H.M. King Bhumibol : The Supreme Artist" organized by Bangkok Art and Culture Centre Foundation and curated by Prof. Dr. Apinan Poshayananda, a member of the BACC Foundation Board, in order to pay tribute to the Supreme Artist, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

The portrait, on the wall of the BACC facing Rama I Road, was designed to refer back with the graffiti works on the BACC centre wall facing the Patumwan intersection, in which the five graffiti characters offer gestures of reverence to the late king.

The portrait, measuring 34 metres by 25 metres or 850 sqm., was made with the wheat- pasting technique with the collaboration between a group of street artists, and art students from five art institutions : King Mongkut Institute of Technology Lat Krabang, Poh Chang Academy of Arts, Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin, Chang Silp (College of Fine Arts), Silpakorn University and Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi. The students had earlier made the portrait out of 39 panels before they were put up on the wall. This is the world’s largest portrait of the monarch by wheat-pasting technique.

For more information Tel. 02 214 6630 ext. 501 น้อมรำลึก องค์อัครศิลปิน

people's gallery

The Last House
By Vatcharapong Kanakrut
4 - 30 April 2018
People’s Gallery P1, 2nd floor, artHUBbacc

Opening Ceremony on
Saturday 7 April 2018 at 18.00 hrs.

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Live and Learn
By Cheeztapaul Ruxsasuthakarn
4 - 30 April 2018
People Gallery P2, 2nd floor, artHUB@bacc

Opening Ceremony on Saturday 7 April 2018 at 17.30 hrs.

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LIFE-OVERLAPS
By Jakapong Thapoa
4 - 29 April 2018
People Gallery P3, 2nd floor, artHUB@bacc

Opening Ceremony on Saturday 7 April 2018 2018 at 18.30 hrs.

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arts network

Bangkok Layers Contemporary Art Exhibition
Part of Topography of Mirror Cities
A project in 6 Asian cities: Bangkok, Dhaka, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Phnom Penh, Taipei
4 - 22 April 2018
Studio, 4th floor

Opening Ceremony on Wednesday 4 April 2018 at 18.00 hrs.

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bacc shop

Catalog Exhibition and Souvenir

For more information
Tel. 09 4410 2024, 02 214 6630 ext.305
Line ID: baccshop
อีเมล: baccshop@bacc.or.th
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Mimko Noodle Café
2nd floor

Authentic Thai noodle soup with homemade fish balls. We serve a variety of noodles and soup such as clear soup, Yen-Ta- Four or Tom- Yum with our flourless fish balls, fish cakes and fish dumplings. Don’t miss out our noodle soup with heart-made recipes that guarantees freshness and deliciousness.

For more information
Tel.083 777 6766
Line ID: @mimko mimko

Coffee Booms
3rd floor

Enjoy a variety of coffee, tea, smoothies, sandwiches, toasts and many more delicious treats at Coffee Booms.

For more information
Tel.081 803 5889, 086 456 8967
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upcoming in May

bacc cinema

CINEMA DIVERSE 2018: The Invisible Hands
May - November 2018

Bangkok Art and Culture Centre proudly presents "Cinema Diverse 2018: The Invisible Hands" For the sixth Cinema Diverse, four international films, selected by five behind-the-scenes people in the film industry, will be shown bi-monthly from May - November 2018. After each screening there will be a post-screening talk and a Q&A session to discuss ideas and thoughts about the film.

*With Thai subtitles.
*Film screening starts at 17.00 hrs.
*The talk after the screening will be in Thai with English translation.


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