Vetal Suite by Chatchai Puipia

Good news is, Bangkok’s art scene is now booming. With many independent galleries mushrooming and many cultural activities happening, may be it’s time for Chatchai Puipia to come back to this City of Angels, after many years ago he declared his withdrawal from the art world through his imagined funeral.

In Vetal Suite exhibition, Chatchai seemed to reveal a part of his complicated life through a fictional character ‘Vetal’. What I like about this exhibition, apart from the surreal aspect of it, is the interplay between material and immaterial qualities. How would it feel to be surrounded by tangible objects of a fictional person?


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s