I WRITE YOU A LOT .
18.06 - 07.08.2016
Bangkok based director/screenwriter Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit has always explored new structures of narratives in cinema; he champions in making the ordinary extraordinary and creating films that inspects and questions current social norms and their rules of behaviors (often through the eyes of Thai urban youth). For his debut solo exhibition, I WRITE YOU A LOT . Thamrongrattanarit explores a new process of storytelling, allowing audiences to experience his narratives in new formats, this includes snap photos that he has collected in the past years during his travels and numerous live script writing performances spanning over the course of the show.
b.1984, Bangkok, Thailand
Lives and works in Bangkok
Mainly known as a Director/Screenwriter Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit started making experimental short films and documentaries during his years in the Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University. Nawapol was selected to participate in the Berlinale Talent Campus program at the 57th Berlin International Film Festival (2007). He co-founded ‘Third Class Citizen’, a group of Thai film makers who hosts a film-related radio show and film screening events (founded in 2008). 36 (2012), the first film Nawapol directed, wrote, funded, produced as well as distributed, won him New Currents Award from the 17th Busan International Film Festival. He gained an even wider audience from MARY IS HAPPY, MARY IS HAPPY. (2013) and Freelance (2015). Both films have received multiple awards, both locally and internationally.