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7 must-see art exhibitions in Bangkok this September

Here’s a roundup of the best art exhibitions you don’t want to miss this month, including photo exhibits and local art festival at The Commons.

Parp-Pim2 Bangkok Printmaking Exhibition

Parp-Pim2 Bangkok Printmaking Exhibition art exhibitions Bangkok

When: 22 September–30 November

Artists often use printmaking to create compelling works of art, with techniques ranging from intaglio and lithography to woodcut and silkscreen. At the Parp-Pim2 Bangkok Printmaking Exhibition, you’ll get to see numerous local artists’ take on this enriching form of art. Featuring work from over 20 local and foreign artists, the exhibition will give you a chance to learn more about the meticulous work that goes into these prints

Kalwit Studio & Gallery, 119/14 Ruamrudee 2, Wireless Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok, +66 2 254 4629

Natalia Ludmila’s ‘Drawn Lines’

Natalia Ludmila’s ‘Drawn Lines’

When: 22 September–30 September

Natalia Ludmila’s first solo exhibition, ‘Drawn Lines’, explores the fragility of people in migration crises. The Mexican artist tells us that her collection of works depicts the disquieting experiences that immigrants go through during their prolonged and indefinite stays at makeshifts centres and camps. The exhibition showcases several large watercolours, as well as a video that traces a walking route along the Mexico and US border. Drop by and enjoy the exhibition where Natalia’s work is spread across two floors at Cho Why.

Cho Why, Khwa Pom Prap, Khet Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Bangkok

 Art & Music Identity Exhibition

 Art & Music Identity Exhibition

When: 17 September

Over at Oldman Café within Chang Chui creative space, there will be an exhibition that offers fresh view of art and music. On the night of 17 September, Oldman Café will not only be showcasing a series of photographs and works by local artists, but also live beats by various bands to complement the art. Featured artists include Korrakote Rodrat, Oom Chaowanapreecha, S.Natwipa and Veerapon Samanmoo. Musical genres will change throughout the night, from modern rock to new metal.

Oldman Café, Chang Chui, 462 Sirindhorn Road, Khwaeng Bang Phlat, Khet Bang Phlat, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Bangkok, +66 81 817 2888 

Art Weekend

Art Weekend The Commons

When: 9–10 September

In support of local artists, The Commons is offering its venue as a platform for new emerging and budding artists to showcase their talent. The lineup of artists include O Terawat, ALEX FACE, Pianissimo Press, LoveSyrup, Aeicha, Papeterie and many more. Aside from art exhibits, there will also be fun workshops, meet and greets, and art demonstrations. If you’re looking to pick up some original pieces, you’re in luck as some of the artists will also be featuring pieces for sale.

Art Weekend, The Commons, 335, Thonglor 17, 55 Sukhumvit Road, Klongtan Nue, Watthana, Bangkok, +66 89 152 2677

Hope Land

Hope Land

When: 2–24 September

A photography exhibition by American photographer Adam Birkan, ‘Hope Land’ showcases a collection of snapshots taken entirely from the artist’s apartment window, on the 34th floor, in upper Sukhumvit. The series portrays Bangkok life with minimalistic photo compositions, as well as pastel colours. Check out the exhibit to see our city from a fresh perspective.

JAM Café, 41 Soi Rong Nam Kang (Charoen Rat Soi 1), Sathorn, Bangkok, +66 89 889 8059

Unseen Lithuania

Unseen Lithuania

When: 6–23 September

Celebrated photographer Marius Jovaisa will be featuring his works in Thailand for the first time this month. His collection of aerial photographs offers stunning insights and views of his homeland Lithuania. Through his snapshots, you’ll get a glimpse of Lithuania’s vibrant culture and abundant nature, from the capital city of Vilnius and the old town Dunes of Neringa to local streams and the vast Baltic Sea.

House of Lucie, 1 Ekkamai Soi 8, Khwaeng Phra Khanong Nuea, Khet Watthana, Bangkok, +66 95 478 9987 

A Trace of Mortality

A Trace of Mortality

When: 9 September–28 October

Contemporary photographer Eiffel Chong will be displaying his first solo photography exhibition in Thailand at Kathmandu Photo Gallery. Originally from Malaysia, Eiffel will be showcasing 15 prized artworks that he has carefully selected for this exhibit. In his snapshots, you’ll find that his distinctive techniques, such as extremely long exposures and unique compositions, have a way of storytelling and conveying the relationship between time and space.

Kathmandu Photo Gallery, 87 Pan Road, Khwaeng Silom, Khet Bangrak, Bangkok, +66 2 234 6700