Rirkrit Tiravanija is active/lives in New York / Thailand. Rirkrit Tiravanija is known for conceptual art and installations-interactive.
Biography Rirkrit Tiravanija
Winner in 2004 of special recognition for profound contribution to
contemporary art with the fifth biennial Hugo Boss Prize at the
Guggenheim Museum in New York City, Rirkrit Tiravanija is a conceptual
artist. He is committed to violating the centuries old idea that
art is merely to be gazed at by creating interactive installation
pieces. In his work, he wants the audience to enjoy his work by
becoming part of it as though being with it was "a gathering of
friends, sharing stories and temporarily escaping the pervasively
isolated nature of contemporary life." (Stafford).
From Thailand, although born in Buenos, South
America, Rirkrit Tiravanija has been an international nomad, traveling
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