100 Tonson Gallery: “Prism”
Pichet Klunchun and Kornkrit Jianpinidnan - 25 Mar 2010 to 25 Apr 2010
Gaseh--Performance by Pichet Klunchun
Selected reviews of Prism exhibition
The Magazine, Bangkok Post by Steven Pettifor
Pichet Klunchun & Kornkrit Jianpinidnan
Curator: Thanavi Chotpradit
March 25 – April 25, 2010
Thursday – Sunday ( Thu – Sat at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm)
March : 24th ( press preview) , 26th , 27th , 28th
April: 1st , 2nd , 3rd , 4th , 8th , 9th , 10th
100 Tonson Gallery presents spectacular collaboration between 2 outstanding artists, Pichet Klunchun and Kornkrit Jianpinidnan, “ Prism” curated by Thanavi Chotpradit.
Known and seen internationally, more often than in Thailand, the performance of Pichet will be,for the first time, shown in a visual art space, right downtown in the city of Bangkok.
100 Tonson Gallery is a multifaceted art space. Its prism of dimensions is expressed through the diversity of artistic activities that takes place inside the gallery. This is the show where space emerges from disciplinary encounter (performing arts and visual arts) and the parallel narratives. With his photograph and installation, Kornkrit Jianpinidnan’s “The House No.1” transforms 100 Tonson Gallery into a space in-between the world of Thai traditional literature and the world of reality for Pichet Klunchun to perform “Ganesh.” Photographs will be revived through Pichet’s performance while the performing takes place in the space created by Kornkrit.
In the obscurity of the space-in-between, there is not only a story of Ganesh losing his trunk, but also the fragments of the political situation we are facing in our present society.
“Ganesh”, the performance will be opened 10 rounds (approximately 1 hour each). There will be only 40 seats in each show, please reserve ticket in advance to avoid disappointment. Contact 100 Tonson Gallery through email, email@example.com or mobile phone: 081-910-9440. Ticket is 1000 baht . (students: 700 baht)
Pichet Klunchun: After receiving his degree in Thai Classical Dance at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, he pursued theatre both as dancer and choreographer at high-profile occasions, such as the opening and closing ceremonies of Asian Games in Bangkok in 1998, Chuichai Dance (name of Thai tune and attitude), in LA,USA and Denmark, , The Global Soul in Germany, Singapore, Switzerland, Netherland and United Kingdom, The Bathe Ceremony of Phya Chattan in Thailand, Denmark, and Japan etc. He received 3rd Silpathorn Artist 2006 awards in Performance Art. Recently, he received 'Routes' ECF Princess Margriet Award for Cultural Diversity from European Cultural Foundation on December 9, 2008. The purpose of the award is to honour artists and thinkers in the field of cultural diversity for helping to combat fear and disrespect of 'the other'.
Kornkrit Jianpinidnan: After received BFA, Faculty of Fine Art, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand, he held a solo show “Neo Romantic”, About Studio/About Cafe, Bangkok, Thailand and then he participates in various solo and group local and international exhibitions such as
“Pause” Project 304 Space, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea, “Bangkok Bangkok”, Organized by Project 304, De Markten, Kunsten Festival des Art, Brussels, Belgium, “1st Singapore International Photography Festival”, 2902 Gallery, Singapore, and “A Leg-Up Project, Chapter I: “Count me in”” by Chatchai Puipia , 100 Tonson Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand, etc. Kornkrit also works as an fashion photography for the leading magazines in Thailand.
Admission to the Stage Exhibition: Free
Admission to the Performance: THB 1000 (Students:700)
Public, Media Enquires, and ticket reservation:
Tel. +66 (0)2 684 1527 : +66 (0) 81-910-9440 Fax +66 (0)2 254-7227
Gallery’s opening Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.