Thasnai Sethaseree

b. 1968, Bangkok, Thailand
Lives and works in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Thasnai Sethaseree reflects recurrent themes in his practice, including issues of memory, migration, and a philosophical questioning of the nature of knowing. Sethaseree is best known for his conceptual and relational works, usually ephemeral in nature. Having only recently turned his practice towards painting and sculpture, he premiered his works in paint in 2015 at the prestigious Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, USA, as part of a project organized by Rirkrit Tiravanija.

His work has been featured in numerous group exhibitions in notable institutions such as the Singapore Art Museum (2018); MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand (2018); Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, USA (2016); Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA (2015); Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Manila, Philippines (2013); Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Thailand (2012); RMIT Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia (2013), amongst others. In 2018, he received the Jurors’ Choice Award as part of the Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize.

Biography information from www.yavuzgallery.com, June 2022

Country: Thailand
Additional Information: CV