Bangkok-raised artist Korakrit Arunanondchai 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.

Korakrit Arunanondchai
Korakrit Arunanondchai
Bangkok, 1986
Thailand

Current Exhibitions

02 Oct — 08 Dec
Inaugurating during Frieze Art Week, the collective exhibition by the Vinyl Factory features new works by major international artist. The show explores ideas of identity, representation and self-image while questioning how coming together to take action...
26 Jul — 01 Dec
Gathering works from over 20 international artists using the space of the garden as a metaphor for the state of the world, in an exploration of the complexities of our chaotic and increasingly precarious present, Gropius Bau presents...

Past Exhibitions

Kollectors Series: Media in Motion

chi art space – K11 Art Foundation
17/01/2019 — 07/04/2019

Paratoxic Paradoxes

The Benaki Museum
23/03/2017 — 21/05/2017

Berlin Show #5: Collectors’ Loop

Galeria Plan B
10/02/2017 — 08/04/2017

Korakrit Arunanondchai

Museion
01/06/2016 — 11/09/2016

Solo Shows

2018
No history in a room filled with people with funny names 5, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
with history in a room filled with people with funny names 4, J1, Marseille
A workshop for peace: nowhere to go: let the song hold us: in a room filled with people with funny names 4, CLEARING, Brussels

2017
with history in a room filled with people with funny names 4, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
with history in a room filled with people with funny names 4, CLEARING New York
The Artist and the other Artist, CLEARING New York
2016
Painting with history 3 or two thousand five hundred and fifty-nine years to figure stuff out, Museion, Bolzano
2012-2555, 2556, 2557, The Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok
Painting with history in a room filled with people with funny names 3, Bangkok CityCity Gallery, Bangkok
Gift Korakrit Arunanondchai | Letters to Chantri #1, S.M.A.K., Ghent
Korakrit Arunanondchai curated by Franklin Melendez, Lodos Gallery, Mexico City
2015
2558, UCCA, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Painting with history in a room filled with people with funny names 3, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2014
The Last 3 Years and the Future (with boychild and AJGvojic), performance as part of ICA Off-Site, Old Selfridges Hotel, London
2012-2555, 2556, Painting with history in a room filled with men with funny names and the Future (with boychild, AJGvojic and Harry Bornstein), performance at Warsaw Museum of Modern Art, Poland
2557 (Painting with history in a room filled with men with funny names 2) (with Korapat Arunanondchai), Carlos/Ishikawa, London
Letters to Chantri #1: The lady at the door/The gift that keeps on giving (in collaboration with Boychild), The Mistake Room, Los Angeles
Korakrit Arunanondchai, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY; performance as part of the exhibition at MoMA PS1, NY

2013
Painting with history in a room filled with men with funny names 2 (Phrase I) (with Korapat Arunanondchai), Bill Brady KC Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Muen Kuey (It’s always the same), C L E A R I N G, Brussels, Belgium
Painting with history in a room filled with men with funny names, C L E A R I N G, New York, NY

Group Shows

2018
Absurdity in Paradise, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel
ANTI, Athens Biennale 2018, Athens
Robot Love, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Baltic Triennial XIII, The Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnus
Biennal of Moving Images 2018, curated by Andrea Bellini and Andrea Lissoni, Centre d’Art Contemporain Geneve, Geneva

2017
SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now, The National Art Center, Tokyo, Mori Art Museum
Mode of Liaisons, Bangkok Art and Cultural Center, Bangkok
Paratoxic Paradoxes, Benaki Museum, Pireos St. Annexe, Athens

2016
There’s a word I’m trying to remember, for a feeling I’m about to have (a distracted path toward extinction), 9th Berlin Biennale, Berlin
20th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney

2015
“PAINTING WITH HISTORY IN A ROOM FILLED WITH PEOPLE WITH FUNNY NAMES 3”, International Film Festival Rotterdam: IFFR, Rotterdam

2014
Beware Wet Paint (in collaboration with ICA, London), Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Beware Wet Paint, ICA, London; performance as part of the exhibition at ICA London

2013
High Desert Test Site 2013, Joshua Tree, USA
Digital Expressionism, Suzanne Geiss Gallery, NY
Memonikos, Jim Thompson House, Bangkok. Thailand

2012
Double Life, Sculpture Center, Queens, NY

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Bangkok Country of birth: Thailand Date of birth: 1986 Lives in: New York & Bangkok