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Kawita Vatanajyankur

Born in 1988, Bangkok, Thailand

Lives and works in Bangkok, Thailand


In her performative videos Kawita's Vatanajyankur transforms her body into a site upon which issues of labour, feminism, oppression and consumerism are thoroughly interrogated and challenged. Vatanajyankur undertakes various repetitive and strenuous tasks, turning herself into mechanical tools and domestic objects as she pushes her body to its limits as a testament to human capabilities and female resilience. Drawing from a globalized and digitally networked visual language of consumption and in...Read more