All the highlights from the exhibition which reinvented viewing art in Bangkok.

If you go to one art exhibition this weekend (Jun 23-25), make it Hotel Art Fair.

Since 2013 Farmgroup design consultancy firm has been taking over hotels across the city in collaboration with Bangkok’s top galleries. Each participant gets their own room to curate basically however they choose, and this year has one of the biggest lineups yet.

Since it’s taking place at Volve Hotel on Sukhumvit Soi 53 this year, you won’t have to trek far from Thonglor to check out exhibits from Gallery Seescape, Atta Gallery, Gallery Ver, H Gallery, Bangkok City City, YenakArt Villa and 23 others. Find the full list of participants at fb.com/HotelArtFair.

You’ll find us in the YenAkart room, five glasses of prosecco down and having our picture sketched by a robot artist called Paul who’ll be doing portraits all weekend. There will also be DJs throughout the weekend including Maft Sai (Fri) and Pichy (Sat). 

This is the fifth time Bangkok’s hosted the Hotel Art Fair. As always, admission is free. Check out some highlights below:

ARTIST+RUN

The Naradhiwat art space, a spin-off of Angkrit Gallery Chiang Rai, will feature artworks from Thaiwijit Puengkasemsomboon, Wansawang Yensabaidee and Somyot Hananantasuk.

 

ATTA Gallery and Paw Dee Lifestyle

With a concept of wearable art, ATTA Gallery and Paw Dee Lifestyle present works like Akiko’s Chain Smoker and Nakaba’s Pearl Skull.

Tentacles

The colorful acrylic on canvas series Blooming Pool is the work of a young Thai female artist who goes by the name Juli Baker and Summer.

 

Nova Contemporary

Spotlighting works by Thai female artists, including Prae Pupityastaporn’s Pot Plants, Kawita Vatanajyankur’s Scale of Justice (pictured) and Narissara Pianwimungsa’s Fae.

 

YenakArt Villa

 A robot artist called Paul will be sketching portraits all weekend. 

BangkokCityCity 

Expect artworks from artists like Tae Parvit (whose "Going to the Party" piece is pictured above), Alex Face, Beejoir & Lucas Price, Kornkrit Jianpinidnan, Wisut Ponnimit and Miti Ruangkritya.