Thai artist's bite felt in sydney's 'Snake' fest
Phaptawan Suwannakudt's work will be on display as part of the Australian capital's Chinese New Year celebrations, a global stage for a woman who once had trouble being taken seriously amid chauvinism in her home country
Phaptawan Suwannakudt battled discrimination in what was once Thailand's male-dominated art scene to become one of the Kingdom's first prominent female professional artists. Now her talents will be on display on the global stage in a special exhibition that will form part of Chinese New Year celebrations in Sydney, Australia. The exhibition featuring one of her works, "Snake Snake Snake", will be held at Sydney Town Hall until next Saturday.
artwork by Phaptawan
Gill Minervini, who oversaw the creative content for this year's New Year celebrations, said that one of her goals is to promote the contemporary Asian art scene. "Phaptawan's work makes this a very rounded exhibition; her works are very beautiful," she said.
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