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Mixology Exhibition @ Numthong Gallery, Bangkok

05 07

The exhibition is on view from 5 – 28 July, 2014. Gallery Hours: 11:00-18:00 hrs. (closed on Sundays and Public Holidays) @ Numthong Gallery at Aree : 72/3 soi Aree 5 (North), Phahonyothin 7, Phahonyothin Rd., Phyathai, Bangkok / BTS Ari station – Exit no.3 Namthong gallery cooperates with Thaillywood present “Mixology” exhibition to celebrate French-Thai Cultural festival “La Fête” As one of Thaillywood Artist Residency’s partners, Numthong Gallery has selected artworks from 10 artists who completed the residency program between 2012-2014, reflecting a wide range in media and subjects. The exhibition reflects the journey of Thaillywood Artist Residency’s development….

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The Eye of O

21 06

A new universe opened up. I would like to invite you to visit my new website www.eyeofo.com. I have been trying to find a way how to integrate my photographic works into an outlet for some time now and the new place where to follow my journeys, projects and photographs is “The Eye of O”. Come by often as it motivates be to keep this baby up to date. May the O be with you.

« ATMOSPHÈRE » Show @ Ilan Engel Gallery | Paris

03 02

I would like to invite you to: Upcoming Group Show « ATMOSPHÈRE » Ilan Engel Gallery 77, Rue des Archives | 75003 Paris, France 1st of Februrary – 1st of April Artistes Exposés // – Samuel Bianchini – Stephan Crasneanscki – Ole Ukena Évanescent, indéfini, incontrôlable, une atmosphère se ressent mais se laisse difficilement capter. Brouillard, son, pluie, chaleur, substances, ambiance, sensation, comment représenter ce qui nous échappe, saisir sans réduire ? Trois artistes se sont confrontés à cette expérience pour pouvoir nous la faire partager.

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Stippsvisite (ein Gedicht)

15 08

In einem Monat bin Ich dann endlich auch mal wieder in Berlin. Als kleine Einstimmung ein Gedicht mit dem Titel…   STIPPVISITE Vorfreude. Hefeweizen. Bundestag. Ehen scheitern. Flughafen. Passkontrolle. NSA. Fast Kontrolle. Vollkornbrot. Sachen fragen. Abendrot. Jacke tragen. Sechsunddreissig. Ankerklause. Bergmannkiez. Wanderpause. Stunk an der Ecke. Stuck an der Decke. Hartz Vier. Hart hier. Berliner Schnauze. Starkbier. Bionade. Hanfparade. Kater Holzig. Bumm bumm tschak. Hermannplatz. Hermann machen. Schlägerei. Scheisse, fuck. Freunde treffen. Sachen checken. Mucke machen. Supersachen. Mauerpark. Freistil. Ricoloop zum Beispiel. Bäuche wachsen. Kinder purzeln. Ringe kaufen. Feste Wurzeln. Herbstlaub. Raschel, raschel. Kanalspaziergang. Dackel wackelt. Kannst du Kunst? Blabla…

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Giving up is not an option – Solo show in Bangkok

02 01

GIVING UP IS NOT AN OPTION A SOLO EXHIBITION BY OLE UKENA Serindia Gallery 17 January – 28 February 2013 Opening Reception Thursday 17 January at 6pm Ole Ukena is a German artist from Berlin who spent 2012 in the newly-established Thaillywood Contemporary Artist Residency in Thailand. Having recently participated in an exhibition at the Centre Pompidou, Paris, Ole Ukena debuts his work here at Serindia Gallery, an exhibiting gallery partner with Thaillywood Contemporary Artist Residency. Both Thaillywood and Serindia Gallery are committed to providing a new residency and exhibition platform for Thai as well as non-Thai artists, to collaborate…

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Connected Creativity

02 01

ภาษาไทยโปรดเลื่อนลง: CRE8 FOUNDATION presents: “CONNECTED CREATIVITY” a collaborative art exhibition January 4rd – 10th, 1st and Library Floor. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre. Opening Reception Saturday 5th January 2013 5.00- 8.30 pm. CRE8 Foundation is a worldwide community of artists and collaborators who inspire and unite children around the globe through collaborative art since 2008. At the beginning of 2012, we started a collaboration with the artist residency Thaillywood in Nongketyai in Chonburi, Thailand, conducting art workshops with children at the local school. It is our great pleasure to present our exhibition that will take place in Bangkok for the…

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Does the artist sleep here at night ?

24 09

  15.000 nails  can leave you a bit puzzled. At a recent studio visit by a group of local kids I got asked: “Does the artist sleep here at night?” I admit to  have late night sessions at times but if I had to choose a piece on which to rest on it certainly would not be “trust”.

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