Calendar Pages -- The Jim Thompson Art Center - Special Events and Educational Programs



April 21st, 2012 to June 23rd, 2012

The Jim Thompson Art Center - Special Events and Educational Programs

The Jim Thompson Art Center - Special Events and Educational Programs0

Special Events and Educational Programs:

 Art on Farm: A Diary From The Isan Plateau
 

 21 April 2012

Workshop: Tying and Knotting a Carpet
  • Speaker: Imhathai Suwatthanasilp
  • Date: 21 April 2012
  • Time: 14:00 – 17:00 hrs.
  • Venue: Exhibition Room
  • Limited to 40 persons
  • Activity Fee: 100 Baht
 Have fun tying and knotting silk remnants from the Jim Thompson factory into colorful floral carpets.



28 April 2012

Topic: The Evolution of North Eastern (contemporary) Art – Direct or Inverse Shift?

  • Speaker: Assist.Prof.Songwit Pimpakun and Prof.Chokchai Tukpoe
  • Moderator: Worathep Akkabootara
  • Date: 28 April 2012
  • Time: 14:00 – 17:00 hrs.
  • Venue: Exhibition Room
  • Activity Fee: Free of charge
Are development, change and popular culture influencing Isan (contemporary) art or is it still adhering to its original form? The future direction of Isan art will be discussed.



19 May 2012

Workshop: Mahote Garland – A Paper Cutting Decoration
  • Speaker: Assist.Prof.Dr.Rachaporn Choochuey
  • Date: 19 May 2012
  • Time: 14:00 – 17:00 hrs.
  • Venue: Exhibition Room
  • Limited to 40 persons
  • Activity Fee: 100 Baht
 Learn a new way to cut out Mahote Garland * similar to the traditional form.
 * Mahote Garlands hang together with flags in merit making ceremonies and traditional festivals and are sometimes seen in rural areas. They are made from colorful kite paper.



Date: 26 May 2012

 Topic: Exhibiting Artwork - An Open Field or a White Cube
  • Speakers: Dr.Thasnai Sethaseree, Thanom Chapakdi and Pattarawadee Pattaranavik
  • Moderator: Gridthiya Gaweewong
  • Date: 26 May 2012
  • Time: 14:00 – 17:00 hrs.
  • Venue: Exhibition Room
  • Activity Fee: Free of charge
How artists deal with the space when it becomes one of the conditions of creating an artwork. Does the context remain or lessen. To what extent does the natural space or the gallery space help awaken audience’s perception?


2 June 2012

Topic: Raising, Deconstructing and Reconstructing Isan Houses - Preserving Isan Architecture
  • Speaker: Prof.Phahonchai Pramejai
  • Date: 2 June 2012
  • Time: 14:00 – 17:00 hrs.
  • Venue: Exhibition Room
  • Activity Fee: Free of charge
 The Speaker Prof.Phahonchai Pramejai will talk about the process of preserving Isan houses within the Isan village at the Jim Thompson Farm.
 

23 June 2012

Topic: From Pak Thong Chai to Zambia
  • Speaker: Pratchaya Phinthong
  • Date: 23 June 2012
  • Time: 14:00 – 17:00 hrs.
  • Venue: Exhibition Room
  • Activity Fee: Free of charge
Pratchaya will talk about his artistic practices and present his latest work in progress, which is centred around ecological systems and symptoms in the heart of Zambia. Most of his works deal with the economy and transnationalism
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For more information and any detail please contact The Jim Thompson Art Center
Tel. 02 612 6741 Mobile. 080 117 8911 Fax. 02 219 2911
Email: pr_artcenter@jimthompsonhouse.com