BIOGRAPHY

Korakrit Arunanondchai

Born in 1986  Bangkok, Thailand
Lives and works in New York, US and Bangkok, Thaliand


Education

2012     MFA, Columbia University, New York, US
2012     Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine, US
2009     BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, US


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021
Songs for dying / Songs for living, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, Switzerland
Songs for Dying, Kunsthall Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway

2020    
Days after the reverie (a prelude), CLEARING, New York, US
No history in a room filled with people with funny names 5, Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal

2019    
Secession, Vienna, Austria
K11, Hong Kong
with history in a room filled with people with funny names 4, Gallery Share: Carlos / Ishikawa hosted by Galeria Jaqueline Martins, Sao Paolo, Brasil
No history in a room filled with people with funny names 5, in collaboration with Alex Gvojic (with boychild), Bangkok CityCity Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
with history in a room filled with people with funny names 4, Kaleidoscope Spazio Maiocchi, Milan, Italy

2018    
No history in a room filled with people with funny names 5, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
with history in a room filled with people with funny names 4, J1, Marseille, France
A workshop for peace: nowhere to go: let the song hold us: in a room filled with people with funny names 4, CLEARING, Brussels, Belgium

2017    
with history in a room filled with people with funny names 4, Kiasma Museum, Helsinki, Finland
with history in a room filled with people with funny names 4, CLEARING New York, US

2016    
PAINTING WITH HISTORY IN A ROOM FILLED WITH MEN WITH FUNNY NAMES 1, CLEARING, New York, US
Painting with history 3 or two thousand five hundred and fifty nine years to figure stuff out, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
2012-2555, 2556, 2557, The Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Painting with history in a room filled with people with funny names 3, Bangkok CityCity Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
Gift Korakrit Arunanondchai | Letters to Chantri #1, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
Korakrit Arunanondchai curated by Franklin Melendez, Lodos Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

2015    
2558, UCCA, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Painting with History in a room filled with people with funny names 3, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2014    
The Last 3 Years and the Future (with boychild and AJGvojic), performance at ICA Off-Site, Old Selfridges Hotel, London, UK
2012-2555, 2556, Painting with history in a room filled with men with funny names and the Future (with boychild, AJGvojic and Harry Bornstein), performance at Warsaw Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
2557 (Painting with history in a room filled with men with funny names 2) (with Korapat Arunanondchai), Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
Letters to Chantri #1: The lady at the door/The gift that keeps on giving (in collaboration with Boychild), The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, US
Korakrit Arunanondchai, MoMA PS1, New York US; performance as part of the exhibition at MoMA PS1, New York, US

2013    
Painting with history in a room filled with men with funny names 2 (with Korapat Arunanondchai) (Phrase I), Bill Brady KC Gallery, Kansas City, US
Muen Kuey (It’s always the same), CLEARING, Brussels, Belgium
Painting with history in a room filled with men with funny names, CLEARING, Brooklyn, US


Selected Group Exhibitions

2021
Minds Rising, Spirits Tuning, The 13th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea

2020    
Potential Worlds 2: Eco-Fictions, Migros Museum of Contemporary Art, Zurich, Switzerland
Summer Exhibition 2020, The Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
Solastalgia—Wild Tales (curated by Filipa Ramos), Art Basel Online Screening Programme
7th Biennale Gherdëina, Ortisei, Val Gardena, Italy
Life Still, CLEARING, New York, US
The Secret Life of Lobsters, CLEARING, CWART, Knokke-Heist, Belgium
The Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama, Japan
Magical Soup, Hamburger Banhoff, Berlin, Germany
Garden of Six Seasons, Para Site, Hong Kong
The Dhaka Art Summit, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2019    
Every Step in the Right Direction, Singapore Biennial, Singapore
Performa 19 Biennial, New York, US
Asian Art Biennial, Taichung, Taiwan
Transformer, 180 The Strand / The Vinyl Factory, London, UK
Don’t Touch Me: Acts of Faith, curated by Precious Okoyomon & Quinn Harrelson, Robert Grunenberg Gallery, Berlin, Germany
16th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, May You Live in Interesting Times, Venice, Itlay
Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine

2018    
ANTI, Athens Biennale, Athens, Greece
Robot Love, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Absurdity in Paradise, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany
Baltic Triennial XIII, The Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnus, Lithuania
Biennal of Moving Images 2018 curated by Andrea Bellini and Andrea Lissoni,Centre d’Art Contemporain Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland

2017    
SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now, The National Art Center, Tokyo / Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Mode of Liaisons, Bangkok Art and Cultural Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Paratoxic Paradoxes, Benaki Museum, Pireos St. Annexe, Athens, Greece

2016    
iwillmedievalfutureyou5, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
There’s a word I’m trying to remember, for a feeling I’m about to have (a distracted path toward extinction), 9th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
20th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Seoul, Korea
Fritto Misto, CLEARING, New York, US
Emotional Supply Chains, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
The Fire is Gone But We Have The Light, with Rirkrit Tiravanija, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, US

2015    
"PAINTING WITH HISTORY IN A ROOM FILLED WITH PEOPLE WITH FUNNY NAMES 3", International Film Festival Rotterdam: IFFR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The Extreme Present, curated by Jeffery Deitch, The Metropolitan Art Society, Beirut, Lebanon

2014    
Beware Wet Paint (in collaboration with ICA, London), Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

2013    
High Desert Test Site 2013, Joshua Tree, US
Digital Expressionism, Suzanne Geiss Gallery, New York, US
Memonikos, Jim Thompson House, Bangkok, Thailand

2012    
Double Life, Sculpture Center, New York, US


Selected Awards

2020    
Bellas Artes Residency, Batan, Philippines

2019    
NOWNESS Award for breakthrough cultural excellence in film and video art, honouree
Future Generation Art Prize, shortlisted artist

2013    
Recipient of the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant­


Selected Public and Private Collections

Aishti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
K11, Hong Kong/Shanghai/Beijing, China
Museion, Bolzano, Italy
Office of Contemporary Art and Culture (OCAC) Ministry of Culture, Bangkok, Thailand
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, US
Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China
SMAK, Ghent, Belgium
Qiao Collection, Shanghai, China
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK



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