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Don’t miss Sebastiao Salgado’s exhibition in February ! This Feb 8-Mar 8, the Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre showcases the work of renowned Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado in an exhibition dubbed The World Through His Eyes. The 72-year-old photographer will also be present at the exhibition opening, where he’ll be sharing a keynote speech and signing copies of his photography book. Salgado is a social documentary photographer and photojournalist best known for his dynamic, high-contrast images that delve intimately into various societies and landscapes around the world. More informations about venue, exhibition and opening night bookings  here
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The human costs of Southeast Asia’s ice epidemic Ice, crystal, shabu. Called by these and other names, crystal methamphetamine use is reaching epidemic levels over a wide swathe of Southeast Asian society, from homeless children in Cambodia, prostitutes in Laos, and sweatshop workers in Myanmar to locals in Thailand.   Benjamin Haselberg is a German photojournalist based in Bangkok. More of his works here : http://www.benjaminhaselberger.com At Cho Why Gallery from 13th to 15th January 2017. Opening on 13th at 9.30pm. Map to Cho Why Gallery Here
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‘A Boy Who Was Kidnapped by Time’     by Harit Srikhao 7 January – 25 February 2017 (Opening party on Sat 7 Jan at 6.30 – 9.00 pm) A certain eerily dilapidated short-time motel in Suthisarn is a favourite location for filmmakers and photojournalists. The stories they get from it might revolve around the seedy cess-pit of the melodramatic lives of cheap pimps and prostitutes. But for Haris Srikhao, a thoughtful and imaginative photo-artist, it’s a universe that has locked away within its dimensions a haunting childhood memory, of a friend from middle school who had died young—the boy kidnapped by time, who’ll never grow up or grow old. Harit Srikhao (born 1995 in Bangkok) is a 4th year photography student at King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang. This series was chosen for inclusion in the ‘reGeneration3’ group exhibition at the Musee de l’Elysee (Lausanne, Switzerland), the Format Festival QUAD Galleries (Derby, UK) and the Centro Nacional de las Artes a Mexico. In 2016, his work ‘Heaven Gate’ from the series ‘Whitewash’ was awarded the Barbara Tannenbaum Juror’s Prize at the Filter Photo Festival (Chicago, USA). In 2016 Harit won SCG Young Thai Artist Award in photography. More about this […]
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Summer holidays are coming soon. For those who are going to fly back to south of France, the schedule and guests of Les rencontres photographiques d’Arles is now known. Find out here which photographers’ masterpieces you are going to discover or rediscover !
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In March Photography is vibrant in Bangkok ! You will have many opportunities to discover strength and passion in photograhy. Metamorphosis, by Olga Volodina, Yen Akart Art Villa Gallery, March 10-24 The Journey, Walter Astrada, Cho Why, March 11th onwards Find out more informations about these exhibitions here.
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Submit your best shots of Bangkok Riverside here. Submissions accepted October – November 2015 Exhibition December 2015 Every day, people take to the Chao Phraya River. Whether it is to commute to work, pray at the riverside temples, visit palaces, shop at local markets or boutiques, relax in luxury hotels, or wander historic neighbourhoods and old town streets, the activities of Bangkok’s citizens are made possible by the river. The capital’s main waterway is the lifeblood of the city connecting history and culture, industry and economy, leisure and tourism. The majestic river is at the center of the capital’s urban ecosystem. And it is time to help it tell its stories.  
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Went to the opening ceremony of “Rediscovering Thai Masters of Photography”  at Bangkok University Gallery on Saturday. A great occasion to discover masterpieces of thai photography collected by Manit Sriwanichpoon, photographer known for his Pink series and his gallery “Kathmandou” (Pan Road) . This project called “Seeking forgotten thai photographers” began in 2010 as he was looking for thai photography as a support to teach students.   I have specially enjoyed the series of Rong Wong-Savun (1932-2009) about Memorial Bridge and Din Daeng dump site. The exhibition in going on until October 3rd. If you like W&B photography, don’t miss it ! More information and location here.
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A chance to see the works of Thai photographers ! One of the main exhibitions at Bangkok Photography Festival 2015 Rediscovering Forgotten Thai Master of Photography. This current exhibition contains the work of seven Thai masters of photography: Buddhadasa Bhikku (1906-1993), Mom Luang Toy Xoomsai (1906-1961), Liang Ewe (1911-1992), Saengjun Limlohakul (1924-1997), S.H. Lim (1930-present), Rong Wong-savun (1932-2009) and Pornsak Sakdaenprai (1938-present). From September 19 until October 31, 2015. Location : Bangkok University Gallery (BUG), 2-4/F, BU International College Building (Bld.7), 119 Rama 4 Rd., 02-350-3626. Open Tue-Sat 10am-7pm.
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