Wantanee Siripattananuntakul


Born in Bangkok, 1974. Lives and works in Bangkok.
Wantanee Siripattananuntakul’s creative output often delves into critical explorations of social, political, economic, and cultural matters, while also questioning the essence of life itself. Her past artistic works encompass a range of genres, including video art, sculpture, installation art, and frequently utilizes new media. Wantanee's group exhibitions have included notable showcases like BIENALSUR's The State of Things, curated by Benedetta Casini and Leandro Martínez Depietri at Museo MACRO, Santiago, Argentina. She was part of the collaborative exhibition Chill: Streaming Art to Your Homes, co-curated by Gee Hoy Lee (MMCA Museum Seoul), Jocelyn Cruz (MCAD Museum Manila), Kittima Jareeprasit (MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, Chiang Mai), and Silke Schmickle (M+ Kowloon and Hong Kong) in 2021. She participated in various exhibitions including ERRATA: COLLECTING ENTANGLEMENTS AND EMBODIED HISTORIES, curated by Gridthiya Gaweewong at MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, Chiang Mai (2021), The Listening Biennial, curated by Budhaditya Chattopadhyay, Brandon LaBelle, Israel Martínez, Yang Yeung at Errant Sound Art Space, Berlin (2021), and A Life Beyond Boundaries (The Geography of Belonging), curated by Loredana Pazzini Paracciani at JWD Art Space, Bangkok (2021). Her work was featured in Displace, Embody, curated by Dr. Patrick D Flores at UP Vargas Museum, Manila (2020), and Painting with Light, an online collection of short films and narratives about Southeast Asia at National Gallery Singapore (2020). She also exhibited in Transocean Express, curated by Alexandre Melo at Galería Presença Porto (2020), In the era of Asia's Post-LCC, co-organized by Kyoto Art Center and Tra-Travel Kyoto (2020), and her solo exhibition A Broken Ladder at Gallery VER, Bangkok (2018).
Photo: Kamolwan Boonphokaew.