PAINTINGS WITH HISTORY IN A ROOM FILLED WITH PEOPLE WITH FUNNY NAMES 3
KORAKRIT ARUNANONDCHAI (THAILAND 2015, 24:55 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can watch a trailer. Painting with history in a room filled with people with funny names 3 is the epilogue to a series of works about the process of creating the persona of a painter. Celebrating connectivity and the merging of art and life, the video ties Korakrit Arunanondchai’s biography together with the constructed image of an artist, and the social realities of his native present-day Thailand. Bio: Bangkok-raised artist Korakrit Arunanondchai engages a myriad of subjects such as history, authenticity, self-representation, and tourism through the lens of a cultural transplant. His work seeks to find a common ground in artistic experiences through a pastiche of styles and mediums.