Thanom Chapakdee (Thanom)
Khon Kaen Manifesto
Lecturer at Faculty of Fine Arts, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand and an art critic renoun for forthright views in the critic choice and reviews in the Nation Weekend Magazine and other magazines in Thailand for more than 30 years. A co-founder of Bangkok Performance art group, U-Kabat (Bonfire, 1995), also an art activist run the project ‘Let’s visit Artist Home (2002), co-organized performance art festival “ASIATOPIA” in Thailand. Organized Community art and participatory art (2005) project at Tha-Long village, Ubon-Rachathani with Bru ethic people and curator of photographs about ethic minority (Bru people) which exhibited at Baan Bar (2009) in Bangkok. Southeast Asia cultural committee to Ministry of Culture, Taipei, Taiwan (2015-2016). 2018 organize the project Art Manifesto in Northeast of Thailand as the artistic director and organized which Khonkaen Manifesto 2018 (6-26 October 2018), which’s an alternative art festival in city of Khonkaen, Northeast of Thailand to carry on the values and aesthetics of resistance through artistic and cultural approaches of a marginalized community which run every two years. In 2019 was invited to join JOGJA Biennale in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Currently, 2020 organize Ubon Agenda 2020 in Ubon Ratchathani and Khonkaen Manifesto#2 in Khonkaen.