Show me Thai

Contemporary Art Exhibition "Show Me Thai"
On the 120th Anniversary of Japan-Thailand Diplomatic Relations

The largest Thai contemporary art exhibition.

To commemorate the 120th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Thailand, MOT and the Ministry of Culture's Office of Contemporary Art and Culture in Thailand (OCAC) is organizing the exhibition "Show Me Thai" (or Mite Mi Thai), the most comprehensive and largest art exhibition of work by Thai and Japanese artists ever held.

Show Me Thai is comprised of major works by more than 60 Thai and Japanese artists who lived, studied or exhibited in Japan and Thailand.

The show attempts to cover the entire period from the time of Japanese cultural involvement before World War II through the economic boom and rising growth of Thailand's GDP to the wide acceptance of Japanese pop culture including comics, animation, music, TV series and fashion. The basement of the museum will be occupied with various kinds of art works - paintings, sculptures, mixed-media, videos, installations, films, animations and music. Performances and talks will also be given during the exhibition.

Artists:
Jitr (Prakit) Buabusya, Sawasdi Tantisuk, Chalood Nimsamer, Damrong Wong-Uparaj, Montien Boonma, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Navin Rawanchaikul, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Porntaweesak Rimsakul and Chatchai Puipia, while Japanese artists include Niro Yokota, Ichi Ikeda, Yasumasa Morimura and Nobuyoshi Araki.

Period:
April 18 - May 20, 2007

Closed on:
Mondays (except of April 30)

Opening Hours:
10:00 -18:00

Venue:
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT) Exhibition Gallery B2F

admission:
Free

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