Pojai Akratanakul, based in Bangkok, is an independent curator, researcher in-practice and member of curatorial collective Charoen Contemporaries, with whom she curated public art exhibition PostScripts (2018). Until recently, Pojai managed and acquired works for The Petch Osathanugrah Collection and worked as the Project Director for the collectors museum-in-planning Sansab Museum of Contemporary Art. Previously, she has worked on exhibitions, publications, and public programs for non-profit institutions including Bangkok University Gallery, BACC, MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, where she assisted in producing shows such as Mon Art du Style (2017); Operation Bangkok (2014) with Roslisham Ismail; Concept Context Contestation: art and the collectives in SEA (2013). She was a guest lecturer at King Mongkuts Institute of Technology Ladkrabang and Chulalongkorn University. Pojai holds an MA in Visual Arts Administration with Non- profit Management and Curatorial concentration from New York University, and a BFA in Visual Arts from Chulalongkorn University. Between 2014-2016, Pojai lived in New York and interned at ICI, the SculptureCenter, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
2018 Curatorial Intensive in Bangkok: Public Symposium Sunday, October 28, 2018 12pm5pm Ayara Hall, 2nd Fl, Jim Thompson House Museum 6 Kasemsan 2, Rama 1 Road Phatumwan, Bangkok FREE and open to the public This day-long symposium concludes the inaugural ICI Curatorial Intensive in Bangkok. The panel discussion will addresses the question of “Why Curators?” […]read more »
Reports from the Field are perspectives from Curatorial Intensive Alumni from around the world, and reflections on the impact of the global pandemic on their lives, ways of working, their communities, and how they are adapting as a response. Pojai Akratanakul, Alumna of the Curatorial Intensive Bangkok ’18, writes from Bangkok, Thailand.read more »