Gridthiya Gaweewong

Bangkok based curator Gridthiya Gaweewong received her MA in Arts Administration from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1996. She is co-founder and director of Project 304, a non-profit art space based in Bangkok, focusing on multidisciplinary and cross-cultural contemporary art projects by local and international artists. Gridthiya Gaweewong’s is very much interested in working with regional and international networking and on collaborative art projects. Her multi-disciplinary projects deal mostly with contemporary local, regional and international artists from the 60s generation, addressing issues of subculture, globalization, migration and alienation.

In 2001 Gridthiya Gaweewong co-curated the Defunct! programme of Thai film and video which was presented within the MAAP Excess 2001 festival. In 2004 Gaweewong curated the -+- Negative Plus Negative exhibition hosted by LA SAILLE-SIA College of Arts as part of the MAAP in Singapore festival. In 2008, as director of the 5th Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, Gaweewong supported the work of curator David Teh under the auspices of an Australia Council for the Arts funded MAAP Mentorship programme.