Belle Phromchanya

Oudedijk 194C
3061AS Rotterdam
The Netherlands
(+31) 068 504 4474

1/454 Sulalai Park
Paholyothin 21 Chatuchak
10900 Bangkok
Thailand
(+66) 082 980 5893

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EDUCATION


2013
MA Design, Sandberg Instituut, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam

2007
BA Graphic Design, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok



EXHIBITION


2020
Though the Mountains Divide, and the Oceans are Wide, installation at What Goes Around, Open Studio, Majhi International Art Residency Program, Berlin Art Week

2019
Me Asian!?!, exhibition, The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) (Leiden)

Impartial Spectrum, Porto Design Biennale 2019 (Porto)

2018
Close Your Eyes, video installation on Tuk-Tuk, Galleries' Night Bangkok

On Your Own Account, Dutch Design Week 2018, Wall Street (Eindhoven)

2014
If I Can't Take Selfie, I Don't Want to be Part of Your Revolution, De Punt (Amsterdam)

A Guide to Game of Thais, World Design Capital 2014 (Cape Town)

2013
Underbelly, Sandberg Instituut Design Department Graduation Show (Amsterdam)

The Rise of the Moon, Starting Something, Beijing Design Week 2013 (Beijing)



PRESENTATION / SCREENINGS


2020
Capital of Mae La, The Society for Visual Anthropology (SVA) Film and Media Festival 2020, American Anthropological Association, USA

Whether it is Art or Not, Screening
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Bangkok

Whether Art is Life or Not, 80+ Art Festival, Ratchadamnoen Contemporary Art Center

Tiger Eyes, video installation for TIGER CITY: a story from Huai Kha Khaeng, Bangkok Design Week 2020

2019
Capital of Mae La
  • Pakhuis de Zwijger (Amsterdam)
  • Anthropology Screening Room, University of Amsterdam
  • SEA Junction, Bangkok Art and Cultural Center
  • Film Virus Wild Type 2019 (Bangkok)

2016–2017
Whether it is Art or Not, Screening, Exhibition & Book Launch
  • NEVERNEVERLAND
  • Bangkok CityCity Gallery
  • Bangkok Underground Film Festival



LECTURE / WORKSHOP


2020
HD is the new A4, workshop at Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok)

2019
Me Asian!?!? Alien Creatives symposium, Leiden University College (The Hague)

News that Will Change the World workshop, Shared Institute, Porto Design Biennale (Porto)

Digitizing Race, lecture at The Asian Union Gerrit Rietveld Academie and Sandberg Instituut (Amsterdam)

Aesthetic Encounters: Re-imagining contemporary Asia through artistic and humanistic crossovers, Strategic Roundtable, co-chair with Prof. Irene Stengs, International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) (Leiden)

AAS-in-Asia conferences: Asia on the Rise? the Association for Asian Studies (Bangkok)

2018
Do We Need to Save the World? Workshop with The Rambutan, Thailand Creative and Design Center (TCDC) (Bangkok)

Design Research, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (SOA+D) (Bangkok)

News Narration, opening week BA Graphic Design, St.Joost (Breda)

Hyper Journalism, MA Design, Sandberg Instituut (Amsterdam)

Personal Value in the Globalized World, Fontys ArtCoDe (Tilburg), Wall Street Eindhoven

ACED on Image / Text / Video, workshop series at The New Newsroom, Dutch Design Week 2018, MU space (Eindhoven)

Journalism Facelift, BA Graphic Design, St.Joost (Breda)

A Year in Grayscale, Symposium: Popularized Culture, Ritual and the Making of Heritage, Meertens Institute & Vrije Universiteit (Amsterdam)

Precarious Practice, BA Graphic Design, HKU University of the Arts (Utrecht)

2017
The House of Common Affairs, Royal College of Art Students' Union (London)

Topical Tales, Alternative Art School, Kingston University (London)

Engaging with News, Urban Stories Festival, Pakhuis de Zwijger (Amsterdam)

Designers as Reporters, BA Graphic Design, HKU University of the Arts (Utrecht)

Tutor, Visual Research, MA Design Curating and Writing, Design Academy (Eindhoven)

Visual Landscaping, MA Journalism & Media, University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam)

2016
Dutch Design Journey, CA Conference: Open Set & CA Korea magazine, Dongdaemun Design Plaza (Seoul)

Thailand Political Memes, The WOW @ De Ruimte, The Hmm (Amsterdam)

Design Week 2016, MFA Graphic Design, Otis College of Art and Design (Los Angeles)

Socially Engaged Design, MA Graphic Design, St.Joost (Breda)

2012–2015
Open Holland, STEM TERUG! VOTE BACK!, De Appel Arts Centre (Amsterdam)

Universal Parasite, Design Department, University of Buenos Aires & Pangea at Faena Arts Center (Buenos Aires)

The Asian Century, Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Beijing Design Week 2013 (Beijing)



AWARDS / GRANTS / RESIDENCY


2021
Kunstenaar Project, Mondriaan Fund, I was here the whole time

Digital Culture, Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie, I was here the whole time

2020
Space of Refuge (Capital of Mae La) Nomination for best short documentary, Bangkok Critics Assembly Awards

Majhi International Art Residency Program, Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation (DBF), Berlin

2019
Project Grant, Amsterdams Fonds Voor de Kunst (AFK), Non Native Native Fair

2018
Design Grant, Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie, Non Native Native Embassy

2017
Stimuleringsfonds voor de Journalistiek, ACED

National Film and Media Fund, Thailand Ministry of Culture, Whether it is Art or Not

2015
Project Grant, Amsterdams Fonds Voor de Kunst (AFK), Whether it is Art or Not