The 100 m of exhibition space proposes highly curated exhibitions every 3 months, with a special focus on Thai artists from all regions of the country.
Artistic director Myrtille Tibayrenc has been working closely with a carefully selected group of artists since 2008, following their practice and evolution. Now reckoned artists such as photographer Tada Hengsapkul or conceptual artist Piyarat Piyapongwiwat both made their debut exhibition with Toot Yung. The center also acts as the representative of confirmed
'HYSTERIA', the so-called nervous condition, derives from the Greek root hystera for 'uterus', and was originally thought to be caused by a dysfunction of the womb. The term has a controversial history as it was formerly regarded as a disease specific to women.
12/9/2020 - 15/11/2020
The Hunter by Ralph Kiggell
Kiggell resided at the Toot Yung art center in August of 2020 to produce an exclusive giant woodcut print, with a special focus on natural based material sourced in the region.
artists such as painters Pakitsilp Varamissara, Tawan Wattuya and sculptor Haritorn Akarapat. Tibayrenc also works with foreign artists, launching in 2010 the works
of French photographer Claude Estebe, and promoting
in Thailand since 2011 French performance artist Skall.
Occasionally, the center invites foreign artists in residence to develop large-scale projects hand in hand with local artisans, highlighting the region’s ancestral craft practices and local materials such as bamboo, silk, teak wood or silver.
The Toot Yung Art Center is proud to include for the first time this year Thai contemporary sculptor Sommai Ma-On as one of its represented artists. “Reminiscence”, a selection of old and recent works, will give an overview of the artist’s refined body of works.
4/8/2018 - 5/8/2018
Sweet Waste II by Claude Estèbe and Tawan Wattuya
Two of Toot Yung’s most cherished artists, Thai painter Tawan Wattuya and French photographer Claude Estèbe, are for the first time united in this erotic pop up exhibition at Patpong’s artiest fetish club, the Barbar.