my CV.

 

AOr Nopawan Sirivejkul

Nopawan is a Thai Performance artist born and base in Bangkok. She has worked as a project manager of ASIATOPIA International Performance Art Festival 2008, 2010 and 2012 – 2017. She is also an independent curator on performance art.

Her practice on various mediums ranging from photography through performance often contains mix stories of both beauty and direness in life and criticizes humanity’s violence and alienating impulses.

Nopawan is considered one of the most dedicated and active Thai performance artists; she has conceptualized and organized her own performance art event in Bangkok with Mongkol Plienbangchang called ‘Blurborders’ since 2007-2010 and begin again on 2017.She received grant from the Ministry of Culture and Bangkok Art and Culture Centre [BACC], Thailand to participate in various performance festival across Asia and Europe including Poland [2007], Israel [2013] among others. She was selected in 2016 by BACC and Le Lieu Art Centre to participate in an exchange project, “Encounter with Strangers” between Bangkok and Quebec City.

Also she was invited to join the international art festival various countries [2003 – present] Mexico Germany Poland Canada Slovakia Finland Ukraine Israel Inner Mongolia China Japan Korea Taiwan Australia and all the South East Asia.

Artist Statement :

—- sometimes I can not resist anything at all

so I will follow them into the dark——-

slash my heart to crumble.

Life is empty I try to seeks the relationship between

I and the things surround me.

The meaning of sorrows and beauty

—in the middle of the room nothing to proceed

I sat with a pensive as well as stagnant of time.

We have a different fate. Behind the sorrow is the sorrow.

All we are the painfulness and we hide them and wrap it

with –fear –courage – weak—

Life is vulnerable

There’re easy to lack — tear and extinct.

 

Status:

Project Manager blurborders Art exchange 2017 – Now.

Project Manager ASIATOPIA International Performance Art Festival 2010 ,

2012 – 2017

Project Director blur borders  art exchange 2007 – 2010

Manager of cultural program AIDS International conference Bangkok 2004

Project Manager Art Samai at Concrete House 2003 – 2004

Manager of ASIATOPIA International Performance Art Festival 2000 2004/ 2008

 

WORKSHOP and Talks

2018   Workshop at Nanjing University,Nanjing China

2017     Artist Talk at Silpakorn University

2016     ‘Curating Performance’: Asiatopia Performance Conference S.E.Asia 2016

2015     2 Days Workshop at Chiang mai University

Artist Talk at Silpakorn University

2 Days Workshop – me myself — at Undisclose territory#9 Solo Indonesia

Art Talk At Bangkok art and Culture Centre , Bangkok

2014     Artist Talk at Meta 2014Live Art Chongqing, China

Artist Talk at Silpakorn University

2013     2 Days Workshop at RadchaMongkol NakornRadchasrima

2012     Artist Talk at Undisclosed Territory, Solo Indonesia

2009     Artist Talk at beyond pressure, Myanmar

2 Days Workshop at ThabSiri Studio ,Chaingmai

2008     1 Day Workshop at SakuGallery ,Saku city Japan

Artist Talk at Women Empowerment , Osaka Japan

2003     1 year Project – Borderless Art Project 2003 – 2004

Maesai ,Chiangrai , Thailand

Research

2014 – 2015      Thai Performance Artists 30 Years Chumpon Apisuk

2003                     comfort women in borderlines supported by empower foundation

1999                     Research minority group in Thailand “Kuycommunity : cultural ecology studies of Kuy  people at surin “ supported by Office of the National Culture Commission

 

My CV.

 Selected Performance Art

2018

April: one day performance art @baikaFIGYA,Osaka Japan

April – May:  Performance Art invited to  Nanjing,Kunming,Lijiang China

July – August: Organise blurborders Art exchange, Sakon nakon and  Bangkok

October: Rebel Live Action#2,Bangkok Thailand

December: 100 years celebrate Santiniketan University Kolkata,India

2017

April: Performance O Morir,Chihuahua,Mexico

IN SITU, Performance Festival, Guanajuato,Mexico

May: Wanderer 3,Budoya Kanda,Tokyo,Japan

August: La’-bas->Self as the Third at Cable Factory [Kaspelitehdas],Helsinki,Finland

Thai,Slovak,Huagarian meeting at 4D Gallery,Galanta,Slovakia

Days of Performance Art in LVIV,Lviv, Ukraine

September: Performance art, Galeria Labirynt,Lublin,Poland

The Art Lab I Kunstpavillon Burgbrohl and PAErsche  Colonge,Germany

24 hours performance with Mongkol Plenbangchang and Sareena Sattapon, Galerie Koppelmann,Colonge Germany

November:  1st Rebel Live Action ,Rebel Art space,Bangkok Thailand

Lanta ,Community art project,Lanta Thailand

December:  New Zero art,Yangoon Myanmar

2016

March : residency program Quebec/Bangkok Exchange  at Le Lieu Art centre,Quebec City in  Canada This’s the Art exchange between Quebec art center and Bangkok Art and Culture Centre they have 2 Performance Artists to take part and 4 Installation and 2 Photographer

April : Participate Guyu Action Performance Art Festival Shen Zhen, China organize by Chinese Artist Wang Chu Yu

May : Participate the Art event : Return to the Island of South: Beyond the Boundary Asia/Europe Performance art Festival in Tainan – Kaohsiung, Taiwan organize by Watan Wuma they have supported by Art council in Taiwan

October : Organize the ASIATOPIA Performance Art Conference in southeast Asia At Bangkok Art and Culture Centre

November : ‘Mourning Moments’ 3 Woman Performance Art at Low Fat Festival in Bangkok

December : Project exchange ‘Its personal: Thai – Norway ‘at 3 area in Thailand site specific at Chiang Khong   and Chiang Mai  Northern of Thailand and Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok Thailand

December : Burnt of Snow: Performance Art Season,Genhe ,Inner Mongolia

2015  I participate the Performance Art festival in Xian’ China on April  and in Solo Indonesia on November and December I take part to FOI#9 in Singapore

February : Exhibition ‘YARN’ Performance Art and Installation at Dialogue Gallery Bangkok Thailand

April : Guyu Action Art Festival #9; Xi’an China

October : 1 Hour Performance at Asiatopia International Performance Art Festival At Bangkok art and Culture Centre ,Bangkok Thailand

November :     Undisclosed Territory#9/2015 ;Solo Indonesia

December :  FOI_10 Future of Imagination Performance Art Festival  ; Singapore

2014   I participate the Meta Live Art Chongqing in Chongqing China after finished the ASIATOPIA International Performance Art Festval in Bangkok Thailand

2013   First time I participate the Performance Art Festival in Israel

November : Asiatopia International Performance Art Festival ,Bangkok Thailand

December : The Zaz Festival Performance Art Platform Tel Aviv and Haifa; Israel

2012 This is the 5 times to go to take part the performance art event in Japan And the first time to had invited to Canada

July : Art_Plus –JP Performance Art Project 2012 at Vio-Park Gekijo [Kariyahara ,Matsumoto-City] and Matsushiro Bunbu Gakko ;Matsushiro NaganaCity

September : 2nd Up-On International Live Art Festival ,Chengdu , Sichuan China

October : 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art ,Toronto Canada

2011 : PALA Project,Indonesia Undisclosed Territory #5 ,Solo; Indonesia

One day Performance , Lost Gen Art Space, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Thai – Japan   2 days of Performance Art ;Kohkashita Art Project ,Kobe Biennale 2011 , Japan

F.O.I. The future of imagination  ; International performance art event  Singapore

ASIATOPIA International art festival 13 ,Chaingmai and Korat

2010  BIPAF 2010 international performance art festival ;korea Bucheon,Sacheon,Goryeong,Gumi,Gimcheon,Seoul

Photo & Performance ‘TOUCH’ substation gallery ,Singapore

“Issue of the heart “ Photo& action poetry ,BKKarthouse; Bangkok Art and Culture  Centre ,Bangkok

ASIATOPIA /12 International art performance festival; Chaingmai

2009  Beyond Pressure performance art event ,Yangon ,Myanmar

15 mins. Performance, CMU. Chaingmai university

ASIATOPIA International art performance festival; the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre,  Bangkok ;Thailand

BUNGA The 6th TUPADA International visual performance festival; manila & Baler; Philippines

2008  he 4# Perfurbance “Global Warming Global Warning” Krinjingvillage,Mt.Merapi,Yogyakarta;Indonesia

Art_Plus-jp Performance Art project 2008,Matsushiro,Nagano,Japan

Women’s talk ;Osaka,Japan

ZOOM! Sudostasien the IPAH 2008 Festival of performance Art,

Hildesheim – Berlin ,Germany

ASIATOPIA International Art Performance festival,Bangkok

Blur Borders thai-japan exchange ,Bangkok

2007                Interakcje2007 ;The International Festival of Action Art ,Piotrkow Trybunalski andBielskoBiala , Poland

‘40 Years Video Art’ ;Goethe Institut Bangkok Thailand

Thai/Japan exchange ‘Meeting_plus_Thai/hito_ha;Pai,MiniMoves Project

Mae hongson,Thailand

8th OPEN International Performance Art Festival,Beijing ;China

ASIATOPIA International art performance festival ;Chaingmai ;Thailand

2006 Performance art Project; by Art_Plus Project, Nagano; Japan

Photo and Performance ;Blow up ,TADU Contemporary art ;BKK ASIATOPIA International Performance Festival,Chaingmai

2005 Photo and Performance ; Womb War Wheel , TADU Contemporary Art ,Bangkok.

ASIA TOPIA International Performance Festival ,BKK

2004: “TAPAM” ,International performance art festival Taitung,Tainan, Khaosung,Taipai: Taiwan

2003  Action poetry at concrete house ,Nontaburi

“Lakaran 2003”the  3rdPhillippine International Performance Art Festival, Manila,Philippine

2002 Actoin poetry at concrete house,Nontaburi

Selected exhibition

2015                The Story of Red Yarn, Installation at Dialogue Gallery Bangkok Thailand

2004                Painting ; “SIGN” ,Bangkok

Photo;  “Quadrangle”, Bangkok

2003                Photo exhibition ; “the otherness” Bangkok

2001                Photo;“ No Land No Root”Bangkok

2000                Photo and reading poem “D.N.A Do Not Art”…  Bangkok outsider  5th

Bangkok Art and Social festival

Photo ;“Women Artists creating for peace” on Women’s Day in

Unifem exhibition at UN. Head office in Thailand

Photo; “ Art for mun river”Poet,Performance, Music conference

at concrete house , Nontaburi

1999                Painting ;“Before  the dawn” Bangkok

photo; “ Through my windows” at Roungpung art community,Bangkok

1998                Never my land ; Amazing art for amazing Thailand , Bangkok

mix media; “ Plastic & Waste” at the art centre , centre of

acadamicResources,Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

Triangle Project ‘s Observer at Australia

1997                painting ; “Private situation” , Bangkok “Art to the village,Performance,

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