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Culture Ministry gives contemporary art awards to eight Thai artists

Culture Ministry's Office of Contemporary Art and Culture is tonight presenting the 2014 Silpathorn Awards to honour eight mid-career contemporary artists at Ratchadamnoen Contemporary Art Centre on Rajdamnoen Avenue.

The awardees are conceptual artist Surasi Kusolwong, independent filmmaker Kongdej Jaturanrassamee, performer Jarunan Phantachat, architect Suriya Umpansiritatana, writer Rewat Panpipat, conductor Vanich Potavanich, typographer Pairoj Teeraprapar and product designer Chaiyut Plypetch. The presentation ceremony holds tonight along with an exhibition on their works that will run through July 27.

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