Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook (b. 1957, Trat, Thailand) is an artist and writer based in Chiang Mai, Thailand. After experimenting with intaglio printmaking in the 1980s and 90s, Rasdjarmrearnsook shifted her focus to installation and video. Her work explores the concepts of personal loss, grief and mortality. Recent solo exhibitions include Storytellers of the Town, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, Australia (2014); Sculpturecenter, New York, USA (2015); An Artist Is Trying to Return to ‘Being A Writer’, 100Tonson Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand (2017); A Novel in Necessity’s Rhythm, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York, USA (2020) and Art in Translation: Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, USA (2020). Her selected group exhibitions comprise The Roving Eye, ARTER, Istanbul, Turkey (2014); FRAMES, Museum fur Neue Kunst, Freiberg, Germany (2015); Singapore Biennale, Singapore (2016); PyeongChang Biennale, Pyeongchang, South Korea (2017); Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea (2020); Escape Route, Bangkok Art Biennale, Bangkok, Thailand (2020) and ART for AIR, Chiang Mai, Thailand (2021).

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