With the effort to support and follow the initiation of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit the Queen Mother’s vision to preserve and promote traditional Thai textile to international level, and to celebrate National Thai Textile Day on 12 August, art space and creative platform for artists nationwide ICONCRAFT on the 4-5 floors of ICONSIAM is hosting “ICONCRAFT Thai Textile Heroes”, the country’s grandest textile exhibition that includes works and wisdoms of leading artists, designers and creators.
The exhibition also celebrates the launch of Thai textile bag collection S’Craft: Craftmanship 2022 from SIRIVANNAVARI, an internationally renowned fashion brand founded by Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana Rajakanya. With the aim to preserve the wisdom of Thai textile, the princess commissioned highly skilled craftsmen to bring new life to Thai silk. The collection, which includes limited 190 silk bags in blue palette and accentuated with feathers, celebrates 90th birthday of the Queen Mother with proceeds after expense going to the Support Foundation of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand.
Highlights of the exhibition include intricate woven textile pieces by the country’s prominent two textile masters: Meechai Taesujariya or Kru Tao from Baan Kam Poon, and Ajan Veeratham Trakulngernthai from Baan Jan Soma. Also on display are limited edition textile designs by leading brands of Thai Textile Heroes such as ASAVA, ISSUE, THEATRE, WISHARAWISH and globally renowned designers such as Ek Thongprasert, HOMEStudioSHOP, Indigoskin, KANAPOT, Termtem Studio, TIPA By Tipayaphong, Galerie de Himmapan. Exhibition goers can also shop for various textile goods at the exhibition space. “ICONCRAFT Thai Textile Heroes” is on view from 10-31 August 2022 at ICONCRAFT, 4-5 Fl., ICONSIAM. For more information, please contact 1338 or visit www.iconsiam.com