VICHAYA "WIN" MUKDAMANEE
Vichaya Mukdamanee is an artist from Thailand and a lecturer in fine art at Faculty of Painting Sculpture and Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University. He , and currently a DPhil candidate in Fine Art (Practice-led Research) at the Ruskin School of Fine Art and St Hugh’s College, University of Oxford. Vichaya or "Win" has had numbers of solo exhibitions both inside and outside of Thailand. His principal research interest involves the relationship between art, objects and materials that together reflect the meaning of contemporary daily life, especially in the urban society. He creates artwork in varied forms; drawing, painting, sculpture, video, and installation. Currently, his research focuses on the interchanging transition between Buddhist and artistic practices. The artworks act together as evidence of the endless journey of artistic learning, which also mirrors the concept of self-learning in Buddhist meditation.