UNFOLDING KAFKA FESTIVAL 2019 presents
'An Un-Folding Process ' by Isabelle Schad
'Blanc' by Vania Vaneau
This double bill presents unique phenomena generated from the body in action interacting with the centripetal force that it creates. The energetic interplay between performer, textile material, and space invites the viewer to experience the live process of transformation. Through each work’s distinctive artistic approach to this interplay, the viewer is invited to contemplate the physical reality and imagination evoked.
Supported by Ambassade de France en Thaïlande, Institut Français, Alliance Française Bangkok, Goethe-Institut Thailand, World Performances @ Drama Chula, MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, James H.W. Thompson Foundation, 1905 Heritage Corner, TCEB
For more information the festival and other events please visit http://www.unfoldingkafkafestival.com/
Wednesday, November 20,2019 from 7.30 PM to 9 PM at Sodsai Pantoomkomol Centre for Dramatic Arts
To kick off our 16 Days of Activism to End Gender Based Violence - join us for an intimate film screening of the hit documentary RBG.
Film will start at 7pm. You can buy food and drinks at a reasonably priced bar.
There are 25 spaces, reserve yours now by clicking below!
Entry: 100 baht - payable on the day
Monday, November 25,2019 from 6.30 PM to 9.30 PM at The Friese-Greene Club
#TheHouseCinema Presents Kusama: Infinity
SIRI HOUSE together with Documentary Club host a screening of Kusama: Infinity, a documentary that explores the extraordinary life and times of Yayoi Kusama, the 90-year-old Japanese artist renowned for her love of polka dots.
Monday, November 25,2019 from 7.30 PM to 9.30 PM at SIRI HOUSE Bangkok
By and with: Alvaro Esteban, Werner Nigg, Andi Xhuma
Choreography, Direction: Rafaële Giovanola
Music: Franco Mento
Light design, set: Marc Brodeur
Choreographic Assistance: Fa-Hsuan Chen
Dramaturgy: Rainald Endraß
Management: Mechtild Tellmann
Photos : Klaus Fröhlich & Fa-Hsuan Chen
Supported by the NATIONALES PERFORMANCE NETZ International Guest Performance Fund for Dance, which is funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.
Jitti Chompee, director of the ‘Unfolding Kafka Festival’, encountered this invigorating piece at the Tanzplattform Germany 2018 in Essen. The pulsating wild energy shared by the performers allows the audience to experience a shared immersive environment. The evolving kinetic energy generates the raw sensation of exhaustion which allows the collective in the space to connect at a primal level.
There is a club-like atmosphere: a feverish, live-produced and pulsating beat surrounded by an austere, dark setting. A slight twist of the torso here, a sudden nod there, then slowly accelerating to a swaying, a twitch or a gyration of the entire body. None of these external proceedings reveal anything about the inner feelings. Only the rhythm and speed unite the movements in a structural dimension. The pure physical, sweat-inducing choreography and the fusion of light and sound are generating a hypnotic energy.
Tuesday, November 26,2019 from 6.30 PM at Jim Thompson House
Creators : Nathan Israël and Luna Rousseau
Conception and interpretation : Nathan Israël, Laureate of the Prix d’Encouragement SACD for Juggling creativity.
Director, dramaturgy, staging and voice-off : Luna Rousseau
Text : Claude Louis-Combet
Original score : Théó Girard
Original lighting : Patrice Besombes
Thanks to Vincent Maire
The Unfolding Kafka Festival encourages audiences of all ages to experience a new mode of French circus which combines sculptural art with circus juggling. The human body is fused with the tactile qualities of clay, the Earth’s organic material. The raw malleable substance moves with the body to present an eccentric amalgamation of performance and visual art. The several art forms join in a hybrid composition, a work on matter, a play with limits. L’Homme de boue is a solo performance that deals with the figure of the monster, to be understood as an individual who does not respond to norms: in a way, the true definition of a circus artist.
Wednesday, November 27,2019 from 7.30 PM at Sodsai Pantoomkomol Centre for Dramatic Arts
The Club at Koi presents our 7th and season finale fashion gala
✯ KOI x Tube Gallery, A Night At The Museum ✯
Enter the next generation of Thai fashion with the edgy and prolific designer duo Saksit Pisalasupongs and Phisit Jongnarangsin. Since 1999, Tube Gallery have been making waves in the fashion scenes of Bangkok and the region with their dramatic yet fun, ready-to-wear with a touch of semi couture designs. They are proud to have showcased their pieces at renowned fashion shows in Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jarkatar, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, Sydney, and Paris.
Expect a dynamic evening of impactful music, multiple dance performances and fabulous fashion on Friday, November 29th as we explore “A Night At The Museum"
Friday, November 29,2019 from 9 PM to 3 AM at The Club at Koi
Art & Wine: an acrylic painting workshop for beginners
Friday 29 November, 18.30-21.30, Frida Kahlo themed
Location: Paron School of Art, above Bakers Gonna Bake cafe, Sukhumvit 26
Fee of 2,400THB includes all art materials, free flow wine and nibbles - Must be paid in advance (please read further details)
Join Bangkok Rising's 16 Days of Activism to Eliminate Gender Based Violence. Explore your own creativity whilst celebrating female artists in the company of fellow seekers of equality. All feminists welcome!
To reserve your space, either message Bangkok Rising or send me a line message at hannahww
I will take full payment of 2,400 upfront. The class will last for 3 hours. Please eat some dinner before hand!
Here is information from The Paron School of Art:
'The class is aimed at art-loving adults who are looking to reignite their creativity. No previous art experience is necessary so if you are a beginner, or have not done art in a long time, we will fully support your journey. We also welcome experienced artists who are looking to increase their skill level in particular areas or just indulge their passion. Essentially, we will meet you at whatever stage and ability you are at!
During each session, you will be given an introduction to the project and the medium and shown a number of techniques that will aid you in your project creation. During the class, you will also have the opportunity to indulge in free-flow wine and nibbles to help your creative juices flow!
Each student will have the opportunity for as much support and tuition as they need. Paron Mead, the School's Director will be teaching the class and assisting him is our most experienced teaching assistant, Panya. The class will be taught in English by a native English speaker (Paron).'
Friday, November 29,2019 from 6.30 PM to 9.30 PM at Paron School of Art
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