Chulayarnnon Siriphol was born in Bangkok in 1986 where he currently lives and works. He is filmmaker and visual artist. He works in short film, experimental film, documentary and video installation which are in-between personal memory and social memory, documentary and fiction, reality and supernatural. He won many short film awards. His works have been screened in many film festivals and exhibitions in Asia and Europe, including in The 34th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands (2005), the 26th Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Germany (2010), Can You Hear Me?, Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film, Singapore (2012), Sharjah Biennial 11, United Arab Emirates (2013), the 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, Russia (2014), The 5th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukuoka, Japan (2014)

AWARDS FOR SHORT FILMS

HUA-LAM-PONG
2004 / sound / color / Documentary / 12 min
  • Special White Elephant Award (First Prize for high-school students)
        The 8th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand
  • Young Thai Artist Award 2004 (Special Mention for Film Category), Siam Cement Group
        (SCG) Foundation, Thailand

  • GOLDEN SAND HOUSE
    2005 / sound / color / Fiction-Documentary / 19 min
  • The First runner-up, White Elephant Award (for university students)
  •     The 10th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand

    SLEEPING BEAUTY
    2006 / sound / color / Experimental-Documentary / 40 min
  • Duke's Award (First Prize for documentary film)
  •     The 10th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand

    DANGER (DIRECTOR'S CUT)
    2008 / silent / color / experimental / 14 min
  • White Elephant Award (First Prize for university students)
  •     The 12th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand

    KARAOKE: THINK KINDLY
    2009 / sound / color / Music Video / 5 min
  • First Prize from "People Theatre" organized by RANGKID TV, Thailand

  • MRS. NUAN WHO CAN RECALL HER PAST LIVES
    2010 / sound / color / Experimental-Documentary / 6 min
  • Special Mention, The R.D. Pestonji Award, The 15th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand

  • A BRIEF HISTORY OF MEMORY
    2010 / sound / black & white / experimental documentary / 14 min
  • The First runner-up, Duke's Award (for documentary film)
  •     The 15th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand
  • Alternative Visual Art Award, the 12th Seoul International NewMedia Festival (NeMaf 2012),
        Seoul, Korea

  • A COCK KILLS A CHILD BY PECKING ON THE MOUTH OF AN EARTHEN JAR
    2013 / sound / color / fiction / 27 min
  • Vichitmatra Matra Award (for distinctive achievement in filmmaking according to jury's
        judgement) The 17th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand

  • MYTH OF MODERNITY
    2014 / sound / color / fiction-documentary / 16 min
  • The First runner-up, The R.D. Pestonji Award
        The 18th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand

  • VANISHING HORIZON OF THE SEA
    2014 / sound / Black&White / experimental documentary / 24 min
  • Special Mention, Southeast Asian Short Film Competition,
        25th Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore


  • SELECTED FILM FESTIVALS, SCREENINGS and EVENTS

    2004 The 8th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand.

    2005 The 34th International Film Festival Rotterdam 2005, S.E.A. Eyes Programme, Netherlands
    Luk-Ka-Pid-Luk-Ka-Perd: The Bangkok Invisible Landscapes (In Between Project), Thailand


    2006 The 10th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand
    The 4th World Film Festival of Bangkok, Thailand

    2007 The 36th International Film Festival Rotterdam 2007, Short: As Long As It Takes, Netherlands
    Southeast Asian Digital Cinema, Singapore

    2008 The 5th Bangkok Experimental Film Festival (BEFF5), Thailand
    Remains: Experimental films and Video works dedicated to Kanogpong Songsompan, Thailand
    The 12th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand

    2009 International Competition, The 9th International Film Festival Hannover, Germany
    "The Sinner's discourse" – a space for every sinner to confess, redeem their sin via video art, Thailand
    "Film = Social", Yellow Red and the Others, Pridi Banomyong Foundation, Thailand
    Experimental Film Inspired by Q Bar, 6th June 2009, Bangkok, Thailand
    The 7th world film festival of Bangkok, Thailand
    Love is Hear: Concert for deaf students, 9 July 2009, Scala Theatre, Bangkok, Thailand

    2010 26th Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Germany
    THIRD CLASS CINEMA 020: WELL DONE, MEDIUM & RARE House RCA, Bangkok, Thailand
    6th Singapore Short Film Festival, S-Express: Thailand, Substation, Singapore
      In the Realm of Conflict 2: The 14th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand
    Doc-Fest, Documentary Film Festival, Faculty of Communications, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

    2011 POSTCARD CINEMA: Special Project for 3rd Anniversary THIRD CLASS CITIZEN
    Political Collect, The Reading Room, Bangkok, Thailand
    Human Frames: Fanaticism - Ten states of the soul, KIT - Kunst im Tunnel, Dusseldorf, Germany
    The 15th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand
    The 11th International Film Festival Hannover, Germany
    New Asian Currents, Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2011, Japan
    Festival Film Dokumenter 2011, SEA doc, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    2012 Bangkok Experimental Film Festival 6 (BEFF6), Bangkok, Thailand
    The 12th Seoul International NewMedia Festival (NeMaf 2012), Seoul, Korea
    Screen Below The Wind Festival, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
    THIRD CLASS CINEMA 033 : between sight and sound in afternoon, Eat@Double U, SF world cinema, Centralworld, Bangkok, Thailand
    6 Tula Party: newtheatresociety, Bangkok, Thailand
    Sunday Buddhist School, Klangmuang (documentary program), ThaiPBS, Thailand

    2013 8th International Digital Moving Image Festival, Orality: Films from South East Asia, Cuchifritos gallery, New York
    SEA ArtsFest 2013, 47/49 Tanner Street, London, UK
    Aperture Festival 2013, Experiential Ethnographic Films Program, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    The 17th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand
    Scars – Vinegar Syndrome (music video)

    2014 MEDIA/ART KITCHEN (=M/AK): Reality Distortion Field, SINGLE-CHANNEL SCREENING, Program B: Media at Hand, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila and Bangkok
    Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions, Tokyo, Japan
    Catch & Throw Vol.1, Tasu café, Tokyo, Japan
    Chapter 3, State of Being, curated by Korakrit Arunanondchai, XXX Gallery, Hong Kong
    Thai Aurora at the Horizon, Thailand
    1st Libertine Film Festival, Tokyo, Japan
    The 18th Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Thailand
    UNDER THE DIFFERENT SKY: THAI SHORT FILM & ARTIST VIDEO SHOWCASE 2014, Curated by Graiwoot Chulphongsathorn, SEA ArtsFest 2014, London
    WILDTYPE MASTERCLASS 001 : FUCK ALLIGATOR A retrospective screening and talk with Chulayarnnon Siriphol, 27 September 2014, The Reading Room, Bangkok, Thailand
    5th Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film and Video Festival (KLEX), Malaysia
    Southeast Asian Short Film Competition, 25th Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore
    Nang-Khang-Wat festival, Short Film Showcase 2014, Chiangmai, Thailand

    2015 Song from Yesterday, PAH Creative Space, Bangkok, Thailand
    Thai Film Night!, 14 March 2015, Eikyu Beppu Theater, Beppu, Japan
    Monitor 11: South Asian Experimental Film + Video, These Monsters are Real, 31 March 2015, SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Centre), Toronto, Canada / 28 November 2015, The Other Film Festival (OFF), articule, Montreal, Canada
    Movie & History Lecture 001 : ANNA & Myth of Modernity, 10 April 2015, Thammasart university, Bangkok, Thailand
    Reuse, Retell, 29 May 2015, curated and presented by Dr. May Adadol Ingawanij, University of Westminster, London
    2nd Cinemalibre film club screening, 30 May 2015, UP Cine Adarna - Videotheque, UP DILIMAN, QUEZON CITY, Philippines
    AKA-WTF 5th Anniversary Festival, Short Films Screening, curated by Top Changtrakul and Chulayarnnon Siriphol, 30 May 15, Studio Lam, Bangkok, Thailand
    Watch Movie and Let’s Talk!: แรงงาน แรงใจ, curated by Kahat Sujipisut, 28 June 2015, old city hall, Ratchaburi, Thailand
    Arkipel: Jakarta International Documentary & Experimental Film Festival, 19-29 August 2015, Jakarta, Indonesia
    10th Experimental Film And Video Festival in Seoul (EXiS) 2015, 20-27 August 2015, Seoul, Korea
    Wathann Film Festival #5, 9-13 September 2015, Waziyar cinema, Yangon, Myanmar
    ASIAN FILM SYMPOSIUM 2015, curated by Sanchai Chotirosseranee, 10-13 September 2015, The Substation, Singapore
    Minikino Filmweek 2015, S-EXPRESS 2015: THAILAND, curated by Sanchai Chotirosseranee, 12-17 October 2015, Bali, Indonesia
    Next New Wave S-Express, curated by Tan Chui Mui, presented by Kelab Seni Filem Malaysia, 4 December 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Behind the Painting, 20 December 2015, Rancha (Tea room), Bangkok, Thailand

    2016 Documentary Night, 30 January 2016, Media Arts and Design, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    S-Express Thailand 2015, Programmer: Sanchai Chotirosseranee, 26 January 2016, Institut Français Indonesia (IFI) Surabaya, Indonesia
    อ่านข้างหลังภาพ, 10 March 2016, Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

    SOLO EXHIBITION

    2011 Ghost Orb, 8 video works by Chulayarnnon Siriphol, 29 November - 25 December 2011, Eat Me Restaurant, Bangkok, Thailand
    2015 Behind the Painting, curated by Hiroyuki Hattori, supported by The Japan Foundation, Bangkok, 11 September - 13 October 2015, the Art Centre, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

    GROUP EXHIBITION

    2007 Head Or Tail? : Contemporary Media and Video works from Thailand, Pallas Studio, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom

    2011 Chiang Mai Now!: You Say You Want A Revolution Retrospective of Thai Independent Filmmakers - Chulayarnnon Siriphol's short films, 13th May 2011, Bangkok Art and Cultural Center (BACC), Bangkok, Thailand


    2012 CUT THRU: A View on 21st Century Thai Art An exhibition of nine Thai contemporary artists, curated by Loredana Pazzini-Paracciani, 11 January - 7 February 2012, ICA Gallery 1, The Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore
    Politics of ME: An art exhibition for micro-perspectives, Curated by Pichaya Suphavanij, 29 June - 29 July 2012, Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre (BACC), Thailand
    FAAM Art Talk 2012 -Media Art in Southeast Asia, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan
    Can You Hear Me?: Video works by six artists from Thailand Curated by Loredana Pazzini-Paracciani, 22 November - 21 December 2012, Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film, Singapore


    2013 Sharjah Biennial 11 Film Programme curated by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates / Instituto Inhotim, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Can You Hear Me?: Video works by six artists from Thailand Curated by Loredana Pazzini-Paracciani, 9 February - 9 March 2013, Numthong Gallery, Thailand
    CROSS_STITCH : A trans-conceptual exhibition to present the works of young artists Exhibition by BACC Exhibition Department, 2 August – 1 September 2013, Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre (BACC), Thailand
    #Check Status: An art exhibition by master's degree student Department of Mixed Media art, Silpakorn University, 3-12 October 2013, Tadu Contemporary Art @ Sukhumvit 87, Thailand


    2014 4th Art Factory Project, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea
    Spectral Reverberations Jakrawal Nilthamrong, Tulapop Saenjaroen, Taiki Sakpisit, and Chulayarnnon Siripol, Curated by Lauren Reid at Light+Wire gallery, 20 February - 20 March 2014 (online exhibition)
    6 Thoughts 6 Hours, Yet Space, Bangkok, Thailand
    FAITH and FAIRY TALES: New Media Art for Thailand Curated by Loredana Pazzini- Paracciani, 14 March – 17 April 2014, ADM Gallery, School of Art Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    The Other Room : exploring the other's life The Art party in abandoned guest house,
    2-3 May 2014, Thong Lor Art Space, Bangkok , Thailand
    EWHA MEDIA ART PRESENTATION (EMAP 2014),
    Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
    A BRIEF HISTORY OF MEMORY, Curated by Lauren Reid, 26 June - 10 August 2014,
    the 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, Russia
    MEDIA/ART KITCHEN (=M/AK) - AOMORI Politics of Humor and Play
    26 July - 15 September 2014, Aomori Contemporary Art Center (ACAC), Aomori, Japan
    The Mirror and Monitor of Democracy in Asia Asian Arts Space Network
    22 August - 28 September 2014, Gwangju Museum of Art, Korea
    The 5th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
    6 September - 30 November 2014, Fukuoka, Japan
    KRA-TOOK 26 September – 17 October 2014, Yet-Space, Bangkok, Thailand
    SIGHTS AND SOUND: Singapore selected by Patrick D. Flores
    29 September - 30 October, 2014, Jewish Museum, New York
    SCINTILLATION OR DISAPPEARANCE
    29 October 2014 - 31 January 2015, MMCA Seoul Theater,  National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    HAUNTED THRESHOLDS: Spirituality in Contemporary Southeast Asia
    curated by Lauren Reid, 9 November - 21 December 2014,
    Kunstverein Göttingen, Germany

    2015 A Part of You, A Part of Me 2, curated by Tokin Teekanun and Chol Janepraphaphan, 16 - 31 January 2015, The Jam Factory, Bangkok, Thailand
    Space Oh these [cra]ZY 0.1: The site-specific installations and performing arts
    20 February – 8 March 2015, Thong Lor Art Space, Bangkok , Thailand
    Concrete Photo Festival 1 : Myth of the Bullshit Mosquito in the Building
    20 – 21 March 2015, Faculty of Architecture, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Bangkok, Thailand
    LUCIDA, curated by Chol Janepraphaphan, 3-20 April 2015, Speedy Grandma, Bangkok, Thailand
    REAL ESTATE / LANDSCAPE, a touring exhibition project in GALLERY SOAP, Kitakyushu, Japan / Bangkok University Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand / Organhaus, Chongqing, China
    Through the Place and Image, curated by Suebsang Sangwachirapiban, 17 August – 10 October 2015, The Art Center, Office of Academic Resources, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asian Film & Video Art Forum, Place, Sentiment and Memory, 9 September – 31 October 2015, MMCA Seoul Theater, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    inToAsia: Time-based Art Festival 2015-Architectural Landscapes: SEA in the Forefront, curated by Loredana Pazzini-Paracciani, 3-31 October 2015, Queens museum, New York
    19th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil, São Paulo, Brazil
    The Wrong (again) New Digital Art Biennale, Dystrophies, Arebyte Gallery, United Kingdom

    2016 Madeleine, curated by Lauren Reid, 23 January - 5 March 2016, Insitu, Berlin, Germany

    ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
    2014 Aomori Contemporary Art Center (ACAC), Aomori, Japan

    COLLABORATION
    2015 The 5×5 Legged Stool, Direction and Re-Compose by Shinoda Chiharu, Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama 2015 (TPAM in Yokohama 2015), 13 – 15 February 2015, Koukashita Studio Site D, Koganecho, Yokohama, Japan
    Dysmorphilia by Daloy Dance Company (Philippines) collaborate with Thai Artist, Chulayarnnon Siriphol, 27-29 November 2015, Thonglor Art Space, Bangkok, Thailand

    TALK and SYMPOSIUM
    2012 Artists Cinema: In Between Narrative and Experimental / 6th Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, Thai Film Archive, Bangkok, Thailand
    Creating Conceptual Video
    Objectifs: Centre for photography and film, Singapore
    2014 Cul-de-sac of Image_ Between Exhibition and Screening
    MMCA Seoul Theater, 22 November 2014, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    2015 Mash-Up Talk: Art Production, The Great Artist of Tomorrow Will Go Underground, 21 January 2015, Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre (BACC), Thailand
    2016 ทดลองหนัง หนังทดลอง ทดลองไปไหน?, 9 March 2016, Photo Art Division, Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

    INTERVIEWS, PRESS, REVIEWS, DVDs, RELATED ARTICLES
    2004 Interview, "Bioscope" Magazine, Issue no. 34, Thailand
    2007 Interview, "Short Film", Open Books, Thailand
    DVD: Trough the Eyes of a Wonder Boy, Thaiindie
    2008 Thai Short Films Showcase 2008, Danger(Director's Cut) included in DVD Compilation by Thai Film Foundation
    By Phillina Sun, "Head or Tail", Experimental Conversations (Cork Film Centre's Online Journal), Issue 2: Autumn 2008
    Interview, "Fuse" Magazine, Issue no. 18, July, 2008, Thailand
    2009 Interview, "Art scene TV", Thailand
    2010 By Jit Phokaew, "20 Young Independent Thai Directors", Indian Auteur, Issue no.8
    2011 "Human Frames", Exhibition Catalogue, Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf, Germany
    DVD: Chulayarnnon Siriphol’s documentary film 2004-2010
    2012 DVD: Human Frames: Fanaticism, A Brief History of Memory, Lowave
    By Loredana Paracciani, Curatorial Statement of the exhibition "Can You Hear Me?", "Breaking the Silence",The Pocket Arts Guide, Issue no.35, Singapore
    "Mysterious Object from Thailand", Experimental Conversations (Cork Film Centre's Online Journal), Issue 9: Summer 2012
    Interview, "Young Asia", Modern Weekly magazine
    2013 "Can You Hear Me? ภาพสะท้อนการเมืองที่กำลังถูกลืม", FINE ART Magazine, Volume 10/No.100, Thailand
    By Max Crosbie – Jones,"Six Video Artists Ask 'Can You Hear Me?' at Numthong Gallery", BLOUIN ARTINFO
    2014 Artist Interview, Media/Art Kitchen (=M/AK)
    Re-mapping Asia Glocal Artists 40, Art in Culture magazine, Korea
    By Kaona Pongpipat and Kong Rithdee, “By lens, stage and paint, truth”, 10 December 2014, Life, Bangkok Post
    2015 By Kong Rithdee, “The (sur)real world”, 11 March 2015, Life, Bangkok Post
    By Bruno Philip, “Créer face à la censure thaïe”, 3 October 2015, Le Monde
    2016 By Serenella Ciclitira, Thailand Eye: Contemporary Thailand Art