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Decentralizing the Bangkok-centric Art Scene

Sittikorn Khawsa-ad, Far as Near, Everyday Experience, 2011
Sittikorn Khawsa-ad, Far as Near, Everyday Experience, 2011. Jim Thompson Farm, Nakhon Ratchasima. From the Art on Farm initiative. Photo: Phahonchai Premjai

In her dissection of the contemporary art scene in Thailand, Gridthiya Gaweewong, Artistic Director of the Jim Thompson Art House, finds practitioners continuing to establish independent projects away from the expense and overcrowding Bangkok. More