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SINGAPORE

NUS Museum

REDISCOVERING FORGOTTEN THAI MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY

A PROJECT BY MANIT SRIWANICHPOOM

AHMAD FUAD OSMAN, All that is Solid Melts into Air, 2018

Oil on canvas, 183 x 213 cm. Courtesy A+ Works of Art, Kuala Lumpur.

As a rule, histories of photography reference the Western canon: the iconographies of Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen or Henri Cartier-Bresson are typically cited as fundamental orthodoxy. It was while teaching a course on photography, however, that Thai contemporary photographer Manit Sriwanichpoom questioned whether there might exist Thai resources to complement this…

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