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Bangkok Art Biennale 2018: Beyond Bliss

Exhibition / Thailand
October 17, 2018 - February 3, 2019
Over 20 venues throughout Bangkok. 

The international art exhibition will take place at 20 venues across various well-known sites, including ancient temples along Bangkok’s principle river, the Chao Phraya River, historic architectural sites and iconic landmarks, and art and cultural institutions. 75 artists and groups from 34 countries (half of them from Thailand) are selected by international curatorial team.

Under the theme of Beyond Bliss, the artists are invited to create the art works under the concept and interpret the seemingly unattainable happiness in different ways. Creating the art piece at the historical, cultural and spiritual landmarks, representing the pursuit for happiness, both physical and mental, or finding the end of suffering. They also reflect social, political and environmental issues through the art works that have great impact to human happiness.

 

Grantees: Apinan Poshyananda, Firoz Mahmud, Marina Abramovic

Website: http://www.bkkartbiennale.com/