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15.01.19 - Art exhibition

Prof. Kate Taylor-Jones, Dr. Wikanda Promkhuntong and Georgia Thomas-Parr (PhD student from Sheffield University) joined the opening of the exhibition ‘Beyond the Final Frontier’ at S.A.C. Subhashok The Arts Centre, Bangkok. The event was well-attended by film and art academics, critics and artists amongst other audiences. The multimedia exhibition explores histories and memories related to Thailand socio-political landscapes using the idea of outer space.

“Through sound, scent and vision, this exhibition creates a sensory experience of outer space in the heart of Bangkok. It includes two specially commissioned works: a soundscape of outer space based on recorded audio of daily life throughout Thailand by Arnont Nongyao, and a series of different ‘scents of space’ created in collaboration with astronomy enthusiast Visanu Euarchukiati. Artists Chulayarnnon Siriphol, Prapat Jiwarangsan and Takuro Kotaka present multimedia works that explore our futures in relation to outer space and how they are reflected in Thailand today. These works are interspersed with scenes documented by the curator Lauren Reid…” For more info: www.sac.gallery

Exploring the idea of outer space through different art forms, the exhibition connects to the Film Fan Tourism project through the way in which aesthetics and participatory cultures are incorporated to stimulate conversations about space beyond mainstream discourses.

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