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.
A unlikely art festival in an abandoned building infused Thailand’s art scene with a new subversive spirit. Featured artists made a daring call to address society’s open wounds.
The Isaan Record30/11/2018
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.
The Isaan Record29/11/2018
At the 9th Annual Isaan Human Rights Festival communities from across the region, activists, scholars, and students met with foreign missions from five countries.
The Isaan Record24/11/2018
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.