Nibhon Khankaew: “Art is no longer the same”

Nibhon Khankaew, one of the brains behind Khon Kaen Manifesto, talks about the reception of last month’s art festival. He counters the widespread belief in Thailand’s art scene that art should be unpolitical.

Isaan Lives: Singing the song of resistance

After two and a half years in prison for performing in a play deemed offensive to the monarchy, Isaan artist Patiwat Saraiyaem struggles with the stigma of being an ex-convict. But the time behind bars also fueled his creative fire.

Isaan migration through the lens of love

Migration has been grabbing global news for years. But the rising migration trend of Isaan women to western countries in the past 15 years has gone largely unnoticed.