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Nawin Nuthong

Medium: Oil stick on canvas
Size of work: 66 x 180 cm

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The painting is a mind map depicting the journey of ancient gods through games and mass products passing through various thresholds and portals. These ancients learned to hide for many centuries by shifting from flesh to pixels. A token of belief in each era and how the ecology as landscape develop adding on routes for these fates to flow.

About the Artist

Born in 1993 in Bangkok / Lives and works in Bangkok 

Nawin Nuthong is a Thai contemporary artist and curator exploring the connections between history and cultural media through a wide range of mediums. Melding myths and legends with pop-cultural references from video games, comics, and film, he examines the role technology has to play in reconfiguring the learning and understanding of history. He is a graduate from King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang with a major in film studies and digital media. His recent presentations with BANGKOK CITYCITY GALLERY include, THE IMMORTALS ARE QUITE BUSY THESE DAYS (2020), A room, where they are COEVALs [Precise at a dig site door] (2021), and Heaven Crumbles: The Marvellous Misadventures of Sudsakorn (2021). Nawin will also be participating in the upcoming edition of the Bangkok Art Biennale 2022: ‘CHAOS : CALM’.