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Graduate exhibition inspires creativity
- Writer: Bangkok Post Editorial
- Published: April 10, 2013 at 8:06 am
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Silpakorn University, the Faculty of Decorative Arts presents "Through the Medium", an exhibition of graduate works, at Siam Center and Siam Discovery from tomorrow until April 17.
This is the first time the graduate works have been showcased outside the university compound and aims to inspire a new generation of creative minds and further their interest in art.
On display will be a collection of 332 pieces by undergraduate students from all seven departments in the Faculty of Decorative Arts _ Interior Design, Visual Communications Design, Product Design, Applied Art Studies, Ceramics, Jewellery Design and Fashion Design.
Besides the main exhibition space, the showcase includes a special show of accessories and fashion collections.
On the opening day, tomorrow, more than 40 pieces of exquisite accessories by students from the jewellery design department, crafted from a diverse source of inspirations, will be presented from 5.30pm.
The closing date on April 17 will see a special runway presentation of more than 100 pieces by fashion design students, modelled by catwalk professionals. The show starts at 6pm.
Throughout the exhibition period, visitors will also enjoy special art activities, including talks and workshops to be conducted by renowned lecturers and designers who have graduated from this prestigious art institution. Visitors can learn tips and techniques for creating home decor from DIY guru Narita Lertutsahakul during the "Decor DIY" workshop on Friday from 1pm to 3pm.
Another highlight is "Nitade _ The Idol", a talk by Kompin Kemkamnerd, director of blockbuster films such as Khan Kluay and Echo Planet, Yozanun Wuttikornsombatkul, an illustrator, and Supitcha Senarak, a renowned Instagrammer.
The talk will take place on Tuesday at 1pm.
In addition, the faculty will be accepting applications for the Pre-Test Direct Admission _ Decorative Arts from students wishing to study at the faculty.
Admission to the event is free of charge. Call 02-658-1000.