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Thailand

Sutee Kunavichayanont

Steven Pettifor

SUTEE KUNAVICHAYANONT, Eternal Banality 2, 1997-98, fibreglass, motor, 102 x 45 x 60 cm.

With the region still in the midst of economic instability, Thai artists, among many-others in Asian society, are reflecting on how the lust for national and personal wealth has damaged the preservation of cultural identity and values. Sutee Kunavichayanont took on this daunting subject recently in 'Raindrops: Pig's Shit Running', an exhibition at Tadu Contemporary Art in Bangkok.

In this show, whose title is roughly translated from a Thai proverb (an allegory for exposing…

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