The “Electron Miracle” - digital media art, is being
presented with the work from 70 artists from more than 20 countries being
displayed at the second floor of Chiang Mai University’ Art Museum until
April 30. The main thrust of the art is to highlight the East versus West
phenomena in people’s belief, and different ways of human expression.
organizing committee of the interactive Switch Media exhibition.
The electronic art was presented in various ways - video,
audio, website, computer graphics, animation, games and software. The young
generation artists from Burma, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, and from
Britain, also presented their digital artwork at the event.
One highlight of the festival is the animation artwork
“Who killed me?” by Thai and Asian artists Wang Boe or Skin Tree. This
superb work mixed many kinds of media with digital work and critically
reflects Chinese society.
every exhibit invites the audience to actively participate.
“Haunting Memory” is a work from Thai artist Kamol
Phaosawat, who is the first conceptual artist to use digital to cover both
Thai and Buddhism features to the public.
Kritsana Murati, video artist from Indonesia, brought his
work “Mayan Machine” influenced by Tu Loong or traditional southern
shadow play brought together with high technology.
Dansuang Sangwornwetchapan, a Thai artist who spent six years to produce
interactive photographs and video presented his work “Homo Sapiens - the
Last Tribe of Humans” in the festival.