b. 1973, Thailand
Sutthirat Supaparinya is a Chiang Mai-based visual artist whose work encompasses installation, photography, video, sculpture and writing. Through her work she questions the interpretation of images, text and sound in the media, using simple everyday images to explore larger issues. Her recent projects focus on the impact of industrial activities on other humans and the landscape.
Supaparinya earned a BFA in painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Chiang Mai University, Thailand and is a postgraduate in Media Arts from Hochschule Fuer Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig, Germany. Her works have appeared in museums and galleries such as Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art and Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan, Jim Thompson Art Center, Thailand, Queensland Art Gallery and Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Australia, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, USA, Singapore Art Museum, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan and Hong Kong Arts Centre.