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Arin Rungjang

Arin Rungjang (born and lives in Bangkok, Thailand) received his BFA from Silpakorn University, Bangkok and has participated in exchange programs and artist-in-residencies in Berlin, Paris, the Philippines, Taipei, London, Antwerp, and New York City. Rungjang represented his country at the 55th Venice Biennale, 2013 and presented work at documenta 14, Kassel, 2017. Rungjang produces site-specific installations and videos to foster various social interactions that are characterized by inclusiveness and open-heartedness, including cooking lessons and communal meals, taking up residence and hosting guests in galleries, and working with marginalized populations.

Works

Arin Rungjang at Harbourfront Centre

Location: Harbourfront Centre

Ravisara is a multi-channel video installation exploring stories and strategies of postcolonial resistance among Thai female immigrants in Germany. Choreographed, performed, and filmed as a means of both translation and to protect individual identities, six women’s stories are presented as part of the installation. Rungjang’s practice is invested in how…

Programs

Toronto Biennial of Art at Nuit Blanche Toronto

Location: Harbourfront Centre

The Toronto Biennial of Art and Harbourfront Centre will present Arin Rungjang’s Ravisara as part of Nuit Blanche Toronto 2019. On view at Harbourfront Centre’s Artport Gallery and vitrines the night of October 5, this multi-channel video installation explores stories and strategies of postcolonial resistance among Thai female immigrants in…

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