August 22 – October 03, 2020
BANGKOK CITYCITY GALLERY
Saturday August 22, 2020, 19:00–22:00 hrs
BANGKOK CITYCITY GALLERY is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition, MEMORY MACHINE by Dhanut Tungsuwan, an artist who pursues a painting as his domain of artistic practice and has a strong affinity for romantic impulse. Along with his artistic endeavour as a painter, Dhanut has immersed himself in the young creative industry between the two cities—London and Bangkok. Fused with diverse contexts into his first solo exhibition with the gallery, the artist transfigures his elusive memories into physical presence of canvas, brush stroke, and crips colour imbued with beautiful ambivalence. Such a painting method resembles chronesthesia or mental time travel which is less about retrospective but more about prospective, the exhibition is thus a recollection of memories against the backdrop of the present time.
Memories are fragile and ephemeral; they exist, even if one does not recognize. Through a time-honored method of painting, Dhanut unfolds memories he can’t remember—memories as an unknown territory, desolate landscape, and unfamiliar space of the mind. The colour palette of the artwork bears some resemblance to the underwater and the outer space: a metaphorical space of memories and an index of the inner world. For Dhanut, his painting is thus a portal to multiple realities running in parallel to human psyche.
MEMORY MACHINE by Dhanut Tungsuwan will be at BANGKOK CITYCITY GALLERY (Sathorn Soi 1–near MRT Lumpini station-parking at 123 Parking) from August 22 to October 03, 2020. Opening Reception on Saturday August 22, 2020, 19:00–22:00 hrs.
The gallery is open from Wednesday to Sunday, 13:00–19:00 hrs.
For more information, please contact [email protected] or +66830872725.