A.I.R. Exhibition at CMU Arts Center
Artists Jennifer Morrow from Northern Ireland (left) and
David Jacobs from the United States showcased their works at the Surface
Arts + Rumpueng Residency Program on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at the CMU
Arts Center Annex on the ground floor. The two artists joined in the
residency program to spend more time in Asia. Jennifer has visited Chiang
Mai before and David plans on traveling through China after his residency is
complete. Both have an affinity for Asia and were glad to get the chance to
join the Rumpueng Residency Program.
A month of photography in Chiang Mai
The f/28 Festival
The “f/28 Chiang Mai Month of
Photography” Festival offers numerous photography exhibitions, talks,
workshops, film screenings, portfolio reviews and much more throughout the
month of February.
The festival is being curated by Documentary Arts Asia, in association with
CMU Photo Art Department, while festival partners include Chiang Mai
Creative City, Tedx Chiang Mai Salon, Thailand International Photographers
Society (TIPS) and Focus Gallery.
Festival highlights include the exhibitions “Infidel” – an intimate
documentary portrait of a US platoon in Afghanistan by the late, great
photojournalist, Tim Hetherington – and “SIX: New Photography from Myanmar”,
a collection of some of the best documentary photography coming out of the
country today. Both exhibitions run from Feb 4th – 11th at CMU Art Center.
As well as exhibitions, there will be film screenings, workshops and a
special photography-themed Tedx Chiang Mai Salon (Feb 8) at Documentary Arts
Asia on Wualai soi 3. Workshops include “Time Lapse” (Feb 9), “Learning to
Love Your Flash” (Feb 15), “Documentary Photography Visual Storytelling
Workshop” (Feb 16 and 22) and “Photography for Teens” (Feb 23).
Thailand International Photographers Society, in association with Focus
Gallery, is honored to be a partner of the “f/28 Chiang Mai Month of
Photography” Festival. TIPS/Focus events as part of the festival include a
free photography workshop by Kevin Landwer-Johan on Sun Feb 2nd and a TIPS
group exhibition, “Faces of Thailand”, throughout February at Focus Gallery,
213 Huay Kaew Rd.
http://www.f-28.org/ for more information. The exhibition will be on view by
4 - 11 February 2014
New reality show
auditions martial artists
“Martial Warrior” seeks new reality TV stars
martial arts stars competed for the chance to take part in Thailand’s very
first martial arts reality show “Martial Warrior”
Chiang Mai Mail reporters
The first of its kind, the new reality show based on various types
of martial arts, “Martial Warrior” was in Chiang Mai at the Central Plaza
Chiang Mai Airport on February 1, 2014 auditioning Chiang Mai’s best
The show, in cooperation with True Visions and JSL Global Media wanted offer
Thai martial artists the opportunity to become the latest reality star. The
host of the show, singer and model “Yves” Puttatida Sirachaya as well as
Katreeya English, the singer and actress who will be a judge on the show.
Martial Warrior is a new form of reality TV that brings in martial artists
to compete with the opprotunity to win the show. The next auditions will be
held at Khon Kaen, Hat Yai and Bangkok. Follow the show at www.
martialwarrior.tv +#7-facebook .com/ martialwarrior.tv