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Monthly Archives: June 2011

First Art Stalkers in Bangkok

The first-ever Art Stalkers event in Bangkok was a fantastic, diverse group of creatives from all over the world, who braved the mid-afternoon heat to tramp through the city’s most congested neighborhoods in search of good art. Soofia Asad and …

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On Differences

Valise, 2010. Ink and acrylic on Bamboo/Mulberry paper, 70 x 100cm, from the Calendar Girls series Slapping labels into passports, onto others' skin and cultures however much we're aware – we do it to navigate the world. —- During my first …

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Art Stalkers Bangkok: 25th June

Every month I make the rounds of art galleries wherever I am, usually on my own or with the Man in tow. But this month I decided to try something different: invite friends and strangers along to join me. Come along …

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From Dusty Warehouse to Art Studio, Part 2

See Part 1 here Renovating a house is never easy, but the first time is always the hardest. You never know quite how excruciating things will be until you’ve thrown yourself in the midst of them – when it’s too …

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Visiting Artist: Soofia Asad

One afternoon I scoured the Bangkok Art Map for art openings around the city. As I googled artists and gallery links, dozens of windows opened on my overheated netbook, waiting to be read, but there was one that made me pause. …

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Memories: House-painting in Haiti

An art student shows off the house he painted during an encaustic painting workshop I gave at Haiti’s National Art School (ENARTS) in 2003 Several of the students I met are now professional artists, like Nixon Leger who has moved …

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Travel Porn

An elderly German tour guide once said to me, “You know, Cairo wouldn’t be Cairo without the flies,” and she flashed a smile as she remembered years of traipsing through its back streets, and sailing up and down the Nile …

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