Som Supaparinya at Elevation Laos Artist-in-Residence Program, Vientiane, Laos PDR
News Source: Elevations Laos
Elevation Laos’s inaugural artist-in-residence program is beginning with Som Supaparinya, a visual artist in Chiang Mai to create a new work in Laos PDR. The residency is based in Laos capital city, Vientiane. This is a pilot program that allow artist to design her own time frame to work in laos, which she breaks her 2 months duration to 2 parts. The first part is in April -May, 2023 and the other will later this year. During her research and production, there will be a public talk at Institut français du laos on the 12th May 2023 at18.00. Following with an art excursion program in Chiang Mai led by Som last October for elevation laos’s students from National Institute of Fine Arts (NIFA), some of them will assist her research and production in Laos. At the end of the program, the outcome of the new work will be shown in Vientiane at the beginning of next year (Excerpt from Som Supaparinya).