Pratchaya Phintong (b. 1974, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand) is an artist who lives and works in Bangkok, Thailand. His work translates elements of the real world into a form or a gesture,  playing on equivalences and flux, an organised ensemble of tensions between two positions, a prolongation of the complex system beyond the habitual boundaries of art. Phintong’s solo exhibitions include Give More Than You Take, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brétigny, France (2010); Sleeping Sickness, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Rennes, France (2012); A Proposal to Set CH4 5.75H20 on Fire, Kiosk, Ghent, Belgium (2013); A Piece That Nobody Needs, Lothringer13_halle, Munich, Germany (2013); Broken Hill, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK (2013); Who Will Guard the Guards Themselves?, gb agency, Paris, France (2015); Pratchaya Phinthong / Extended Release, Art Center University, Wang Thapra, Bangkok, Thailand (2021). Among his group exhibitions are Kedem Kodem Kadima, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel (2018); Dhaka Art Summit, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2018); Hysterical Mining, Vienna Biennale, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (2019); Soft Power, SF MOMA, San Francisco, USA (2019); National Museum, Bangkok, Thailand (2019); A Brave New World, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine (2020) and Global Resistance, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France (2020).

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