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Gridthiya Gaweewong

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Gridthiya Gaweewong founded the arts organization Project 304 in 1996 in Bangkok, and is currently Artistic Director of the Jim Thompson Art Center, Thailand. Her curatorial projects have addressed issues of social transformation confronting artists from Thailand and beyond since the Cold War. Gaweewong has organized exhibitions and events including Underconstruction, Tokyo (2000 – 2002); Politics of Fun, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2005); Bangkok Experimental Film Festival (1997–2007) (co-founded with Apichatpong Weerasethakul); Saigon Open City, Saigon (2006-07) (with Rirkrit Tiravanija); and Unreal Asia at the Oberhausen International Short Film Festival (2010). Gaweewong is on the curatorial team for the 2018, 12th Gwangju Biennale, Imagined Borders.