Resident Dates: 2014/11/19 - 2014/11/28
Born in 1973, in a small village, Chaiyappom, Thailand. Kongsak currently serve as an art instructor in the Mixed Media Department of Silpakorn University Thailand. His works often engage with the community and surrounding environment. During his residency at BCS, Kongsak will investigate the relationship of nature and wild bird in Taiwan.
Kongsak Gulglangdon is invited by Bamboo Curtain Studio as a curator and an artist in the chapter two of “Green Art Action”. The theme is “Art No Wall-Environment art and Living project.” He also invited other 5 Thai artists to presenting works in the exihibition.
Kongsak has constantly created many art works and joined several group and solo exhibitions. He managed the project “No Wall: Art and Friendship” and arranged the exhibition at Kurusapa Publishing, Santi Chaiprakarn Park in Bangkok, Sangju in Korea and Kyoto. He also took part in many art exhibitions and projects including exhibition based on the Royal Environmental Projects.
“The Last Supper” is what Kongsak bring to the exhibition this time, in his point of view, it is to refer the planet resources and human behaviour in endless spending our only resource. He create an atmosphere with situation to reflect environment crisis by using a metaphor that our world now seems like everybody’s last supper.
2014: International Residency Exchange Project with: Silparkorn University, Thailand
2015: Bamboo Curtain Studio Green Art International Project (Funds by: Ministry of Culture of the Republic of China (Taiwan), The Emerald Initiative-Grants for Cultural Exchanges and Collaborative Projects with Personnel from Southeast Asia)
Works in residency
From the river mouth to alleyways, nature and everyday lives inspire and motivate the creation of art and the mobilization of communities. In the Green Art Action exhibition, three topics surrounding Tamsui, Plum Tree Creek, and Zhuwei are discussed- Chapter One: In Zhuwei shares with the public the experiences of community participants, Chapter Two: Art No Wall tells the stories of the river through projects conducted by artists from Thailand and Taiwan about living and the environment.