STAR TIER (2020-Ongoing)
In 2020, Prayoon for Art initiated the sandbox project for a community-led art city. The project aims to explore the knowledge and possibilities of how we can utilize art to improve the all-around well-being of the community. In 2021, By the management research and adaptation of Setouchi Triennale and Art Setouchi (Japan), STAR TIER: Sustainable Transnational Art Reformation Through Intercultural Empirical Rapport has been implemented in Dansai district, Loei province, Thailand. As of now, the project base for STAR TIER has expanded to different grounds such as Pattaya (Chonburi province) and Chiang Khong (Chiang Rai province)
Loei Art Fes 2021
(Low Fat Art Fes vol.4) (2021)
The recent edition of Low Fat Art Fes that challenge artistic and creative ecosystem in contemporary time context of Thailand. The festival moved away from the metropolitan to the region of Dansai District, Loei Province, the land of creativity but yet contemporary art is unknown to the locals.
The festival is the product of massive translational collaborations during Thai national lockdown period (JUL – AUG 2021) between Prayoon for Art, Dansai Art and Creative City Network, Mangkabia Youth Network, In the Wild (Singapore), Sense Connect (Hong Kong), and more than 40 artists.
The festival received more than 100 applications, 300 artworks from around the worlds to exhibit in the community. And from the research by Nikkei Research and Consulting (Thailand) figured that the festival generate 5,000,000 THB economic impact even during the national lockdown period.
Creative placemaking seminar on "contemporary arts management for creative economy, tourism, and sustainable community development:
co-creation for impact and sustainability." (The 1st CCETC Seminar) (2021, 29-30 March)
The first “Creative placemaking seminar on contemporary arts management for creative economy, tourism, and sustainable community development: co-creation for impact and sustainability.” happened on 29 - 30 March 2021 at Dansai Crown Prince Hospital. This seminar derived from the collaboration from Prayoon for Art, the Japan Foundation, Bangkok, in the wild (Singapore) , Berg Ka Ban Gallery, and Loei Artists and Creators Club (LACC). Prayoon for Art aims to promote knowledge of the international level to local grounds, leading to a development in management competency and creating a network of creative cultural collaborations within the local community and internationally for sustainable development.
by GECKO PARADE and Co. (2020)
‘Lindbergh’s Flight’ is a contemporary performance created by Thai and Japanese artists that come from different contexts, namely Mizuhito Kuroda – theatre director, Mizuho Watanabe – scenographer and architect, Chulayarnnon Siriphol – film director and visual artist, Jarunun Phantachat – theatre director/ co-founder & co-artistic director of B-Floor Theatre, Sornchai Phongsa – visual artist, Saowakhon Muangkruan – cellist.
The audience will follow Lindbergh’s journey through the entire building of Slure Project; a shophouse turned café, witnessing the difficulties he experienced while trying to reach his destination.
STEP (A Documentary Film) (2021 )
A featured documentary which portrays inspiring journeys and challenging world of 4 Thai dance artists which focuses on 4 aspects; 'Space' - from the countryside in Thailand to chaotic big city of Seoul and Paris where the artists work, 'Time' - through their storytelling of their first love in dancing, their hard work in practice and development and progress of their careers, 'Energy' - a backstory behind their motivation and quest of their artistic signature, and 'Performance' - the live event of them as professional dance artists, and interweaving with poetic movement of people and cities which surrounding them.
Prayoon for Art produced the film and screened it at the dancers’ hometown, universities – both in Bangkok and other regions, and also to the public but not for commercial distribution. This project was supported by the Thai Media Fund.
Low Fat Art Fes vol.3 (2019)
Prayoon for Art adopted this festival to operate as its flagship festival since the third volume in February 2019. Under the direction and operation of Prayoon for Art, Low Fat Art Fes transformed it into a multidisciplinary art festival, focusing on the collaboration between artists and community which created a multilayer of participatory activities from curation, organizing, festival content development.
In the latest edition, the festival based itself in Thonburi district; a community with a long history and cultural diversity in Bangkok on the more residential side of the Chao Phraya river. Low Fat Art Fes Vol.3 welcomed 21 art programs by 60 artists from more than 10 countries.
Directory Book of Thai Contemporary
Performing Artists 2018 (2018 )
The first Thai contemporary performing artist database, 2,000 books were published and distributed to the Council of Ministers (2018), art spaces, and schools all over Thailand (2019). This project is supported by the Contemporary Art Fund (Thailand). Now the network is fundraising to develop an online English - Thai platform which will develop the database to become more accessible and up to date.