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Nathan Larkin holding his latest publication “Farang Vol. 1” at Bangkok Art Book Fair on Sept. 5.

Not Just For Hipsters: Art Book Fair Back With Zines and Designs

BANGKOK — From illustrated books to collectible postcards, there’s something for everyone at an annual art book fair this week. The Bangkok Art Book Fair...
Rosalia Sciortino.

SEA Junction: Where Southeast Asia Enthusiasts Cross Paths

BANGKOK — For those with a passion for Southeast Asia, all roads lead to SEA Junction in the heart of Bangkok. Into its third year,...

Terracotta Warriors To March into Bangkok This Sept.

BANGKOK — Envoys of the first Emperor of China’s ghost army will march into Bangkok next month. The Ministry of Culture announced on Thursday that...
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Blind Artists Take Center Stage in Performance Art Festival

BANGKOK — Blind artists will star in two plays this September, which were also penned by visually impaired artists. One of the shows, “Nil’s Vision,”...

Mock Parliament Art Exhibit Questions ‘Return to Democracy’

BANGKOK — New art installations launched on Tuesday urge visitors to question whether a democracy has truly returned after five years of direct junta rule. 

Autistic Students Paint Historic Ambassador’s Residence For Charity Sale

BANGKOK ⁠— Two dozen autistic students drew and painted a building steeped in Thailand’s diplomatic history before it was demolished last month, with the art now on sale for charity.
Drawings of King Rama V and one of his queens Queen Saovabha, titled “Siamese King” and “Siamese Queen,” by Grigory de Vollan. de Vollan was a Frenchman under the Russian Tsar’s service who visited Siam between 1890 to 1894.

Durians, ‘Arrogant’ Englishmen: 19th Century Russian Explorer’s Journals About Siam

BANGKOK — The recently translated journal of a Russian explorer detailing his visits to Siam in the late 19th century bears surprising parallels with...
A still from ‘Soi Cowboy’ (2008).

Thai-Farang Romance in ‘Soi Cowboy’ Still Rings True: Producer

Pregnant with the lovechild of one of her customers, ex-Soi Cowboy prostitute Koi sits around watching daytime soaps. Her boyfriend, Tobias, an overweight Dane,...

Renaissance Masterpieces Electrify Bangkok Exhibition (Photos)

BANGKOK — The creator of “From Monet to Kandinsky” has opened another immersive projection exhibition, this time featuring four Renaissance-era masters: Leonardo da Vinci,...
“Brown Walkers” team members posting for the cameras on July 25.

‘GOT’ Superfans Fight For The Iron Throne at Trivia Night

BANGKOK — Six teams competed for the Iron Throne (of Game of Thrones Trivia, that is) on Thursday night. Though the competition saw no brutal...





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