Gridthiya Gaweewong

Gridthiya co-founded Project 304, a non-site / nonprofit art organization based in Bangkok. She received her MAAA (Arts Administration), from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL in 1996. Her curatorial projects have addressed issues of social transformation confronting artists from Thailand and beyond since the Cold War. Gridthiya has curated various regional and international exhibitions including Hidden Agenda (1996), Alien(gener)ation (2000 – 2003 in Bangkok, Khonkaen and Chiangmai), Under Construction, Tokyo Opera City Gallery and Japan Foundation, Forum Japan (2003), Bangkok Experimental film festival(1997- 2002), Temporary Insanity by Pinaree Sanpitak, and many more.

She co-curated with regional curators including, the 4th Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, December 2005. Gridthiya co-curated with Rirkrit Tiravanija on Saigon Open City, Ho Chi Minh City in 2006 and with David Teh on Unreal Asia, Oberhausen International Short Film Festival (2010). Her recent project, commissioned by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York, is a travel exhibition of Apichatpong Weerasetheakul’s The Serenity of Madness, MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, Chiangmai (2016). Currently, she lives and works as an artistic director of the Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok.