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The results of German artist Ole Ukena's year working in Bangkok have gone on show

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Of those who visited Ole Ukena last year while he was creating art in Bangkok, some were left wondering "what is this crazy German doing here". Now they are able to see the results, with a solo exhibition titled "Giving Up Is Not An Option" now on at Serindia Gallery. 

Ukena spent last year in the newly-established Thaillywood Contemporary Artist Residency in Thailand, and Serindia Gallery is an exhibiting partner of the residency project. In the show, Ukena explores the year's journey and encourages viewers to explore issues around them, from social criticism, personal success and failure, collective psychological imprints, to the absurdities of the world we live in.

Life spoke to Ukena about his works and his views on the contemporary art scene.

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