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Chatuchak gets an independent zine and workshop community space
A one-stop-shop for all things artsy.
South Sukhumvit transforms into creative playground for Bangkok Design Week debut
Exhibitions, markets, seminars, workshops, and tours from Jan. 27 to Feb. 4.
Bangkok Design Week is back next week and here are ten events you can’t miss
With over 500 activities spread across 15 Bangkok neighborhoods, here are a few to get you started.
Thai fashion brand Poem unveils collection at first solo show in Shanghai
Blending cultures and refining hour-glass figures.
Photo: Hear and Found / Courtesy
Hear and Found gives a musical voice to Thailand’s ethnic groups
From birdsong to stories, Sirasa Boonma tells BK about the value of recording Thailand.
Photo: Mai Nardone / Mailee Osten-Tan
Mai Nardone on his debut ‘Welcome Me to the Kingdom’
Elvis impersonator, skin whitening, sex tourism—the big English-language book about Thailand this year is a collection that spans decades and takes dark turns. 
Photo: Jutharat Pinyodoonyachet
Meet the female Thai photographer who shot the Oscars red carpet this year
"To be a working female photographer in such a male-dominated industry in Thailand is really hard. Here in New York, I know that my hard work will be reciprocated fairly."
Immerse yourself in the 'Van Gogh Alive' exhibition at Icon Siam
This exhibition has been all over the world. Now, it’s Bangkok’s turn.
Theater director longs to shine a light on creative plays in Thailand
Rangsimun “Potae” Kitchaijaroen helped bring the first ever immersive musical theater performance to Bangkok. What’s next?
Maritoey’s ‘Lonely Girls’ exhibition is on in Charoenkrung
Feeling lonely in the big city? Maritoey’s adorable work might hit you right in the feels.
The Bangkok Art Biennale returns in Oct to transform 11 venues into playful canvases
This will keep you art lovers busy for the rest of the year. 
Romance in the red light district with ‘Tchaikovsky in Twilight’ in Patpong
Climb above Bar Bar BDSM and tune your G-string to D minor. 
Hip-hop star Milli eats mango sticky rice on stage at Coachella
The teenage rap sensation becomes the first solo Thai act to grace the event.
Photos via Teerayut Puechpen
Artist’s unique style adds passion to Bangkok’s streets and skateboards
Netflix, Converse, Red Bull—TRK is everywhere.
Image: Bang Sue Electrix
Up-and-comer MC Sunthii: 'I think the hip-hop industry is booming'
"People are excited to see women rapping and making progress in this industry. We become an inspiration."
Image: The Standard Group
Jaime Hayon turns heads with a twist on shadow puppetry
Master of Puppets: Shadow Theater puts the artist's former works to light and music.
Image courtesy of Milli
Superstar Milli: ‘Females have to put in that extra effort’
BK Magazine speaks with one of the most recognizable names in Thailand hip-hop. 
Bangkok starchitect Bill Bensley’s opens up about debut art exhibition
One of the world’s great hospitality architects is picking up the paint brush
Image: Unsplash/Bench Accounting
7 events you don’t want to miss in Bangkok this weekend (Jan 14-16)
Painting workshop, study fair, art exhibitions, and more.
Image: Aurum Gallery
How Bangkok’s art galleries are staying afloat in an uncertain world
After two years of canceled events and closed doors, the Thai art industry is still fighting to survive the pandemic crisis. We spoke to a few gallery owners to get their views on the success of...
Image: Lomo’Instant Camera and Lenses Gongkan Edition
Pop artist Gongkan puts his stamp on the Lomo’Instant 
Dive into a new dimension.