Portait_Kamin

Kamin  Lertchaiprasert

Born : 1964 Lopburi, Thailand

           : Lives and works in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Education / Training

1989 – 1992   Attended “The Art Student League of New York”

1982 – 1987   BFA (Printmaking), Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

1978 – 1981    Diploma in Fine Arts, College of Fine Arts, Bangkok, Thailand

Public Speech

12, 17 November 2014; “Oh! Art Mediator’s Network Forum”, organized by Hello Museum at Arko Artist House, Seoul and co-organized by Mite-Ugro at Daein      market art and culture house , Gwangju City, Korea

13 October 2014; “Life Specific”, BACC Art “Talk” #2, Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Bangkok, Thailand

8 February 2014; “Artists Activating Communities & Contexts, Singapore Biennale 2013  Symposium, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore.

15 July 2012; “Artist Talk” (Art and Environment), Asahi Art Festival 2012, 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.

2 February 2012; “International in Contemporary Art” (Similarity in Difference and Difference in Similarity), Art Academic Seminar of ASEAN Country: Roles of Art in ASEAN Contemporary Context, Chiang Mai University Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

21 July 2011; “Public Interaction: Dialogue on Art and Public Space”, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

12 March 2011;  “Art Activism Symposium” (Social Activity as Individual), Singapore Biennale 2011, The National University of Singapore Museum, the Salon, National Museum of Singapore.

29 July 2008;   “Worldwide/Art World” (the land), Heide Museum of Modern Art and Asialink, Asialink Center, the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

9 March 2008; “Symposium; Stimulating Cities with Art” (the land), The Japan Foundation and The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Theater 21 at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan.

27 April 2007;   Deus (e)X Historia :A Conference Exploring Divinity and Reason in the Production of Knowledge, “The Embarrassment of Religion in Contemporary Art” (the land), the work at the Buddhist-based and artists’ community at Chiang Mai, Thailand, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA.

14 June 2003;  “Utopia” (the land), Asian-Europe Foundation (ASEF) in partnership with 50th International Art Exhibition, Utopia Station, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy.

28 Sept. 1996;  “Spirituality and Re-investing in Tradition” (Beyond Belief),  The Second Asia-Pacific of Contemporary Art Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery and Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.

Social Activity Project

1998 Co-founder “the land project”

2002-2004 Umong-Silpadhamma

2004 Umong Sippadhamma and “The Land Project” became “the land foundation”.  www.thelandfoudation.org

2011 31st Century Museum of Contemporary Spirits (station) www.31century.org

Solo Exhibitions

2017
The Timeless Present Moment (Selected works)“, Numthong Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2016-2017
The Timeless Present Moment“, MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2014
Before Birth, After Death” (Sculpture), Numthong Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.

Before Birth, After Death” (Sculpture), Art U Room, Tokyo, Japan.

Non-Being by Itself“, Platforms Southeast Asia section, Art Stage 2014

2013
Non-Being by Itself”,  31st Century Museum of Contemporary Spirit, Kamin Lertchaiprasert with Cultural Activists and Young Artists, The Art Center, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

2012
Before Birth, After Death” (Painting), Numthong Gallery at Aree, Bangkok, Thailand

2011
31
st Century Museum of Contemporary Spirit (Laboratory@Chicago), Lecturer, workshop, exhibition (co-operate with six students) Sullivan Gallery, School of the Art Institution of Chicago, USA.

2010
“Wrong place”, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand

“Beyond…”(Sculpture), Art Forum, Singapore

2009
Beyond…”(Sculpture), Numthong Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

Beyond…”(Sculpture), Art U Room, Tokyo, Japan

2008
“Beyond” (Painting) 100 Tonson Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2007
“Lifeveryday” at Tang Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2006
“Sitting (Money)2004-2006” at Tadu Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand

2004-2005
“Sitting” at Bangkok University Art gallery, Bangkok, Thailand, Valentine Willie Fine Art Gallery, Kula Lumpur, Malaysia, Art U-Room, Tokyo, Japan

2003
Solo Exhibition “Kamin Vata Atta Upatan” at Numthong Gallery Bangkok

2002
“Inner/ Outer Gaze at Gallery ART U, Osaka, Japan

2001
“The ordinary man is a Buddha, Passion is bodhi (the wisdom of enlightenment)” Numthong Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

“Time & Experience 1990” Numthong Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

“Medium Rare Creation Artist project” About Studio / About Café, Bangkok, Thailand

“Anitjang Thukkhang Anata” Numthong Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

1998
“Problem – Wisdom” Queensland Art Gallery, Australia

“Normal & Nature” Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Tadu Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand

1996
“Retrospective Photo / Photo Etching Exhibition” About Photo, Bangkok, Thailand

“ABC” British Council, Bangkok, Thailand

“Problem – Wisdom” Visual Drama, Bangkok, Thailand

“What’s in My Mind” Con-Tempus, The Bangkok Fine Arts Center, Queen Sirikit national Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand

“Muangnging Sea Lao” National Gallery Bangkok, Dialogue Gallery, Bangkok and Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai , Thailand

“Niras Thailand” Dialogue Gallery, Bangkok, Silom Artspace, Bangkok and The art Gallery of Faculty of Painting and Graphic Art, Silpakorn University, Bangkok and CON-tempus, The Bangkok Fine Arts Center, Queen Sirikit national Convention Center, Bangkok , Thailand

1991
“Gaw Ery Gaw Gai” Visual Drama, Bangkok and Dialogue Gallery, Bangkok.

1987
Photographs and Prints “Young Artist of the Year, 1987” Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
“Secret Archipelago”, Parlais de Tokyo, Paris, France

“After Utopia”, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

“Utopian Days-Fairy Tales”, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei, Taiwan

2014
“Anthropos”, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York, USA

2013
THRESHOLDS: Contemporary Thai Art”, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York, USA

“Sa-tan-ni (station), If the World Changed” Singapore Bieniale, Singpore Art Museum,Singapore

2012
“Thai Transience”, Singpore Art Museum,Singapore

“18th Bienniale of Sydney”, Sydney, Australia

“Water and Land-Niigata Art Festival”, Niigata, Japan

2011
“Art Domain Migration: ASEAN and China”, The Fourth Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

“Buddha’s Trace-aspects of Buddhism in Contemporary Art”, Museum of Contemporary Art Bochum, Bochum, Germany

“Negotiating Home History and Nation” Two Decades of Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia 1991 – 2011, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

“Chiang Mai Now” Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand

2010
“Imagine Peace”, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand

2008
“Kanazawa Art Platform 2008” at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

“Expenditure”, 6th Pusan Biennale, Korea

“World in Painting” Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne Australia

2007
“Show Me Thai” Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

“Dump Postmodern Sculpture in the Dissolved Field” at The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway

“Thai Contemporary Charm and Chasm”, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2005
Collaboration with, Sørfinnset/ the nord land project with Søssa Jørgensen, Geir Tore Holm and Rirkrit Tiravanija, under the Artistic Interruptions- Art in Nordland project, Gildeskål, Norway

2004
“Nothing” A Retrospective by Rirkrit Tiravanija and Kamin Lertchaiprasert at Chiang Mai University Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2003
“Thai-Tanic” Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York

“Utopia Station, 50th Venice Biennial”, Italy

“More Places For Ever” Lillehammer,Norway

1996
“2nd Asia-Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery”, Australia

1995
“The Spiritual & The Social” Nine Artists from Thailand, Indonesia and The Philippines Represented in the Collection of the Queensland Art Gallery, Australia

1993
“9th Biennale of Sydney” Sydney, Australia

Grants and Awards

“Young Artist of the Year, 1987” Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

2008 “Artist of the year”, Fine Art Award 2007, Fine Art Magazine, Thailand

Collections:    

– Queensland Art Gallery, Australia

– National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

– Singapore Art Museum, Singapore                                                                 

– Bangkok University, Bangkok, Thailand

– The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway

– Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA