The Royal Thai Embassy is pleased to support Thai artists at the IOTA 21 Exhibition, Perth
The Royal Thai Embassy, Canberra wishes to extend our congratulations to Dr. Wuthigrai Siriphon, an instructor from the Textile and Fashion Design Programme, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Thammasat University and Mr. Jakkai Siributr, an independent artist, who have been invited to create artworks displayed at the current Indian Ocean Triennial – Contemporary Craft Festival 2021 (IOTA 2021). The Exhibition is held from 17 September – 7 November 2021 at Fremantle Arts Centre, Perth, WA with the participants of 35 artists from 9 Indian Ocean Rim countries.
Dr. Wuthigrai Siriphon, an artist from Sri Sa Ket province, is an award-winning weaver, designer and a researcher based in Thailand. His works explore ways to rethink and revitalise traditional crafts while preserving traditional know how and pragmatism. His projects often combine traditional Thai craft techniques and materials with new design approaches.
Mr. Jakkai Siributr, an independent artist from Bangkok, is known primarily for his textile and embroidery works. His installations increasingly encourage audience participation. He has created an embroidered piece of textile which reflects the current pandemic of Covid-19.
The Exhibition is open daily for public viewing until 7 November 2021, 10 am – 5 pm.
The Royal Thai Embassy, Canberra is pleased to support the 2 Thai artists’works at the IOTA 21 Exhibition.