Michael Shaowanasai

Michael Shaowanasai received a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and an MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Based in Bangkok, he is multidisciplinary artist whose work encompasses film, performance, photography and installation. His work looks at complex rituals, gestures and performances of gender. He has exhibited widely in biennales such as the Venice Biennale 2009 and 2003, as well as the Berlin Film Festival, 2004. He has guest lectured in Fine and Applied Arts, Gender Studies, Philosophy & Religious and Anthropology in various international institutions. In 2009, a photography retrospective on his work was presented at Chobi Mela V, Dacca, Bangladesh.


Eastern Wind

1998, 13:00 minutes, colour