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Heady Mix Of Politics, Superheroes And Art Question Thai Status Quo — Bangkok Post

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Planet Krypton, WTF Gallery, Sukhumvit Soi 51 — until June 2, closed Mondays

— by Tatat Bunnag: Discussing Thai society and its current political situation can be a highly sensitive matter. It seems there’s a thin line between being labelled a hero or a villain. The same actions may be hailed by one side as patriotic and the other as treasonous.

Local activist and former lèse-majesté prisoner, Pronthip Mankhong has teamed up with radical artist Pisitkun Kuantalaeng for a superhero-themed art exhibition titled “Planet Krypton”, revisiting Pronthip ‘s two-year stint in prison…

Image courtesy of WTF Gallery and Cafe

April 30, 2019 — 04:00

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