Korakrit Arunanondchai

October 26th, 2014 New York City

Korakrit Arunanondchai introduced his latest project, “Letters to Chantri #1: The lady at the door/The gift that keeps on giving” (2014), as a continuation of his ritualistic, autobiographical practices that encompass performance, installation, video, and painting with frequent references to Thai pop-culture, history, and the millennial youth culture.

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Bio – Korakrit Arunanondchai (New York & Bangkok)
Bangkok-raised artist Korakrit Arunanondchai (b. 1986) engages a myriad of subjects such as history, authenticity, self-representation, and tourism through the lens of a cultural transplant. His work seeks to find a common ground in artistic experiences through a pastiche of styles and mediums. Arunanondchai earned his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2009 and his MFA from Columbia University in 2012. He has had several solo exhibitions at CLEARING gallery in New York and Brussels and has been featured in major group exhibitions at the Sculpture Center and the Fisher Landau Center. The artist made his museum solo debut at the MoMA PS1, New York, in 2013.

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Korakrit Arunondchai, Letters to Chantri #1: The lady at the door/The gift the keeps on giving (feat. Boychild), 2014. Installation view, The Mistake Room, LA. Photo credit: Josh White/JW Picture, Courtesy of the artist