Wantanee Siripattananuntakul


Wantanee Siripattananuntakul(b.1974 Bangkok; lives and works in Bangkok) Siripattananuntakul’ artworks take a critical view on social, political, economic and cultural issues. Each project often consists of different media such as sculptures, sound, videos and interactive installations, grouped around specific themes and messages. Although there may not always be material simi- larities between different projects, they are linked by recurring themes and genuine concerns on the subject matter.

Wantanee Siripattananuntakul is recognized for exploring the potential of works of art to raise many social questions and to increase awareness of social issues. In 2007, she was chosen to be the representative of Thai artists to join the 53rd Venice Biennale and she are one of 13 Thai emerging artists who were chosen by Bangkok collectors in 2016. Most of her renowned past works are in the forms of video art, sculptures, and installations based on the utilization of many new forms of media. They include Wantanocchiobot’09 (2009); (Dis)continuity (2012); Living with un Common Value (2012); Dynamic convergences: sociology and art (2014); State of Ridiculous (2015), Human AlieNation (2016), Play in the Flow (2017) and The Broken Ladder(2018).

Selected Works

The Broken Ladder

Installation view

The Reckoning

2018, draft cheque on marble base

The Pins

2018, 18k gold casting(4 golden pins), diameter 1cm, 1/3+1ap

We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon

2018, glass Etching, 360x240cm, 1/3+1ap

Castle in the air

2018, one single channel
(Thai version and english version) with tv led 55 inch, 1/3+1ap

Curriculum Vitae


  • 1998
    B.F.A. (Sculpture), Faculty of Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University,Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2006
    Study at Hochschule für Künste Bremen (University of the Arts Bremen) with Prof. Jean-François Guiton, Bremen, Germany
  • 2007
    Meisterschüler (master pupil) of Prof. Jean-François Guiton, Hochschule für Künste Bremen (University of the Arts Bremen), Germany

Solo Exhibition

  • 2018
    “The Broken Ladder” Thailand, Bangkok, Gallery Ver
  • 2016
    “20” Canada, Quebec city, Le Lieu, centre en art actuel (galerie)
  • 2012
    “(dis)continuity” Thailand, Bangkok, The Art Center, Chulalongkorn University
  • 2009
    “Wantanocchiobot ’09” Thailand, Bangkok, Ardel Gallery of Modern Art
  • 2007
    “A Wantanee retrospective’ Thailand, Bangkok, PSG Art Gallery, Faculty of Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University

Group Exhibition

  • 2018
    “Flashy Flashes #1” Germany, Bremen, Kulturkirche St.Stephani, “Gruppen Bild” Curated by Jean-François GuitonThailand, Khonkaen Manifesto, GF Building“Encrypted/Decrypted” Thailand, Bangkok, Tang Contemporary Art“In the Kingdom, 140th Anniversary of B.Grimm” Curated by Somsuda Piamsumrit Thailand, Bangkok, Bangkok, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC)
  • 2017
    “Play in the Flow” Curated by Fumiko Nakamura, Thailand, Chiangmai“Samut Thai: Unfinished History” Curated by Tang Fu Keun, Japan, Yokohama, TPAM
  • 2016
    “Human AlieNation” Curated by Kamolwan Boonphokaew, Thailand, Art Center Silpakorn University
  • 2015
    “Dazwischentreten” Germany, Bremen, Künstlerhaus”Ready, Set, Go!” Curated by Kritsada Duchsadeevanich, Thailand, Bangkok, Art Center Silpakorn University”Like Beuys, Like Beuys Project” (ongoing project) Thailand, Bangkok, Window Project on BAM, a collaborative open-platform run by Messy Sky / Cloud
  • 2014
    “Messy Sky Live Edition #02: 101 words/101 kilobytes Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin” Germany, Berlin, Cafe Moskau”State of Being” Curated by Korakrit Arunanondchai, Hongkok, Opalnest and XXX Gallery”Dynamic Convergences:Sociology and Art” Thailand, Bangkok, The Art Center, Chulalongkorn University
  • 2013
    “Destination Chiang Rai” Thailand, Chiang Rai, ArtBridge Chiang Rai (ABCR)
  • 2012
    “CITYZENING…more talk not big talk” Philippines, Manila, University of the Philippines“Thai Trends” (Experimental art and media culture section) Thailand, Bangkok, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC)“Keep in touch” Germany, Bremen, Künsterhaus Bremen
  • 2011
    “Warning” France, Paris, National School of Beaux-Arts
  • 2010
    “Return Ticket: Thailand- Germany” Curated by Dr. Axel Feuss, Thailand, Bangkok, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC)
  • 2009
    “Videoscreening” Sweden,Gotaplatsen, Goteborgs Konsthall“Gondola al Paradiso” Italy, Venice, 53rd Venice Biennale, Thai Pavilion“Lodypop art project” Switzerland, Bazel, Kaskadenkondensator
  • 2008
    “Broken English and the Missing Piece” Sweden, Göteborg, Galleri Rotor“Noch ohne Titel” International Filmfest, Germany, Düsseldorf, Plan D“Paradise Engineering” Thailand, Bangkok, The Art Center, Chulalongkorn University
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