Pinaree Sanpitak 1985-2020 Monograph Launch
27 March 2021
HOUSE CALLS' 5th public program | Pinaree Sanpitak 1985-2020 Monograph Launch
Pinaree Sanpitak's Monograph Launch, including a virtual conversation with art historians, academics, and curators working closely with the artist to share their perspectives and interpretations of her art practice and more than three decades’ worth of influential works.
Rhana Devenport | Editorial Advisor
Rhana Devenport ONZM is Director of Art Gallery of South Australia in Adelaide, she was previously Director of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki (2013-2018) and Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre (2006-2013), both in Aotearoa New Zealand. Devenport is a curator, writer and cultural producer whose career spans art museums, biennales and arts festivals. Her curatorial interests include contemporary art of Asia and the Pacific, time-based media and social practice. In 2017 Devenport was curator for the New Zealand Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia for ‘Lisa Reihana: Emissaries'. She has previously held senior positions with the Biennale of Sydney, the Sydney Festival, and the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art at the Queensland Art Gallery. (In 2018 she was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit.)
Gridthiya Gaweewong (Writer)
Gridthiya Gaweewong is a curator and the Artistic Director of The Jim Thompson Art Center and the co-founder of the non-profit art space Project 304, both in Bangkok, Thailand. Curatorial projects include Under Construction: New Dimensions of Asian Art (2002), Tokyo, Japan, Unreal Asia: Oberhausen International Short Film Festival (2009), Germany, “Apichatpong Weerasethakul: The Serenity of Madness” (2016), the inaugural exhibition of the MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum in Chiang Mai, Thailand and Facing Phantom Borders, Imagined Borders, 12th Gwangju Biennale (2018), South Korea.
Roger Nelson (Writer)
Roger Nelson is an art historian working on the modern and contemporary art of Southeast Asia, and a curator at National Gallery Singapore. He is author of Modern Art of Southeast Asia: Introductions from A to Z (National Gallery Singapore, 2019) and translator of Suon Sorin’s 1961 Khmer novel, A New Sun Rises Over the Old Land: A Novel of Sihanouk’s Cambodia (NUS Press, 2019). His essays have appeared in journals including ARTMargins and World Art, as well as in several books and exhibition catalogues. He is co-founding co-editor of the scholarly journal Southeast of Now: Directions in Contemporary and Modern Art in Asia. Roger has worked with Pinaree on projects in Bangkok, Phnom Penh and Singapore.
Vipash Purichanont (Writer)
Vipash Purichanont is a curator based in Bangkok. He is a lecturer at the department of Art History at the faculty of Archaeology, Silpakorn University. He was an assistant curator for the first Thailand Biennale (Krabi, 2018), a curator of Singapore Biennale 2019 (Singapore, 2019), and a co-curator of the second Thailand Biennale (Korat, 2021). He is a co-founder of Waiting You Curator Lab, a curatorial collective based in Chiangmai.
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