Korakrit Arunanondchai

Selected Publications

  • Korakrit Arunanondchai: No History in a Room Filled with People with Funny Names 5
    Published on the occasion of the artist's solo exhibition at Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, 2020
  • Korakrit Arunanondchai
    Published on the occasion of the artist's solo exhibition at Secession, Vienna
    Revolver Publishing, Berlin, 2019
  • Korakrit Arunanondchai
    With texts by Letizia Ragaglia, Flora Katz, Carol Yinghua Lu, James Leary
    Kaleidoscope, Milan, 2016

CV

b.1986, Bangkok, Thailand
Lives and works in New York and Bangkok

2012 MA Fine Arts, Columbia University, New York
2012 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
2009 BA Fine Arts Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design

Selected Solo Exhibitions and Performances

2022
Moderna Museet, Stockholm (forthcoming)
Art Sonje Center, Seoul (forthcoming)
Songs for living, with Alex Gvojic, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
PRAY (Songs for living in a room filled with people with funny names), with Alex Gvojic, Bangkok CityCity Gallery, Bangkok
A Machine Boosting Energy Into the Universe, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

2021
Songs for dying / Songs for living, Kunstverein Hamburg
Songs for dying / Songs for living, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich
3 SONGS, CLEARING, New York
Songs for Dying, Kunsthall Trondheim, Trondheim

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

2019
Secession, Vienna
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
No history in a room filled with people with funny names 5, in collaboration with Alex Gvojic (with boychild), Bangkok CityCity Gallery, Bangkok
with history in a room filled with people with funny names 4, Kaleidoscope Spazio Maiocchi, Milano

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

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

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

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

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

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
Muen Kuey (It’s always the same), C L E A R I N G, Brussels
Painting with history in a room filled with men with funny names, C L E A R I N G, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects

2022
Copenhagen – Red Light Green Light: Intimacy, desire and tension (In the Realm of the Senses), Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Mountain/Time, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Let The Song Hold Us, FACT, Liverpool
Sweet Lust, White Cube, Paris
Kathmandu Triennale 2077

2021
Nation, Narration, Narcosis, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
The Endless Garment, X Museum, Beijing
Trauma and Care, Bangkok CityCity Gallery, Bangkok
On the Level or The Man Who Fell Out of Bed, Krinzinger Schottenfeld, Vienna
Often vary never change, CLEARING, New York
Kunstenfestivaldesarts 2021, Brussels
The 13th Gwangju Biennale: Minds Rising, Spirits Tuning, Gwangju

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

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

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

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

2016
iwillmedievalfutureyou5, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus
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
20th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
Seoul International Media Art Biennale, KW
Fritto Misto, C L E A R I N G, New York
Emotional Supply Chains, Zabludowicz Collection, London
The Fire is Gone But We Have The Light, with Rirkrit Tiravanija, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca

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

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

2013
High Desert Test Site 2013, Joshua Tree, CA
Digital Expressionism, Suzanne Geiss Gallery, NY
Memonikos, Jim Thompson House, Bangkok

2012
Double Life, Sculpture Center, NY

Selected Film Festivals & Screenings

2022, Transfigured Boundaries, Cineteca Nacional, Mexico City
2022, Stuttgarter Filmwinter Festival for Expanded Media, Stuttgart
2021, Videoex Experimental Film & Video Festival in Zurich
2021, Moscow International Experimental Film Festival
2020, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur
2020, International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR)
2019, 48th edition of Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC)
2019, Moscow International Experimental Film Festival, Recipient of the “Coming World” Garage Museum Prize
2019, Sheffield Doc Fest
2017, Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival, Golden Horseman Short Fiction Film International Competition Winner
2015, International Film Festival Rotterdam: IFFR, Rotterdam

Selected Residencies and Awards

2020 Bellas Artes Residency, Batan, Philippines
2019 NOWNESS Award for breakthrough cultural excellence in film and video art, honouree
2019 Future Generation Art Prize, shortlisted artist
2013 Recipient of the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant

Selected Collections

Aishti Foundation, Beirut, LB
Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, NO
Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, FR
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, IT
K11, Hong Kong/Shanghai/Beijing, CN
Kiasma, Helsinki, FI
Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, CH
Museion, Bolzano, IT
Office of Contemporary Art and Culture (OCAC) Ministry of Culture, Bangkok, Thailand
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China
SMAK, Ghent, BE
Qiao Collection, Shanghai, CN
Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, BE
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Tate, UK
Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK