Asai Play Art Fest 2023, an exhibition by a group of 28 artists, is being showcased until June 15 at Asai Bangkok Chinatown.
The first-ever collaboration between Asai Hotel and local gallery Play Art House, the festival is inspired by a concept of sustainability in which discarded items are turned into meaningful art pieces.
The highlight of the event is the in-room display of works by famous artists, including Thai painter and gallerist Kiattiwat Srichanwanpen, award-winning impressionist painter Pahas Tongting, street artist and graphic designer Rukkit Satapornvajana, skateboard deck artist TRK, illustrator Nat Pichairat and Japanese painting artist Hideyuki Katsumata.
The showcase also includes contemporary paintings on various materials such as linen, canvas and clay by Anchana Nangkala, Palut Marod, Supmanee Chaisansuk, Warunyoo Somboon, Supatchar Rojanavanij, Seni Chaemdet, Wasana Srisang, Supachai Soijit, Duenchayphoochana Phooprasert and Songwoot Kaewvisit.
Also featured in the week-long festival are the arts and crafts market, and various fun-filled activities such as live paintings, paper art workshops, watercolour classes and "from-trash-to-treasure" workshops.
There will also be light mapping shows by progressive art and experienced creator Asitnahc to fill the Chinatown sky, with live DJs every night at 7pm and 8pm.
Asai Bangkok Chinatown is located at 531 Charoen Krung Road. The festival starts at 11am and ends at 10pm. Entrance to the event is free. Tickets are required for some of the workshops and can be booked at ticketmelon.com. For more information, call 02-220-8999