By Bharti Lalwani
Manit Sriwanichpoom, _The Election of Hatred , 2011, 36 photographs, each: 60 x 90 cm. All photographs courtesy: Jakarin Tewtao
I’m sitting at a table, sipping jasmine tea and chatting with strangers while separating the roots from a sizeable mound of bean sprouts at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC). We’ve been invited to join Amanda Heng, one of Singapore’s pioneering performance artists, as part of her work ‘Let’s Chat’ (first performed in 1996).
We are all here for the opening night of ‘Concept, Context, Contestation: Art and the Collective in Southeast Asia’, an exhibition of contemporary art from Thailand, …read more
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