Sophirat Muangkum

 

Sophirat Muangkum (b. 1983, lives and works in Bangkok, Thailand) A self-taught artist, Sophirat Muangkum is currently one of Thailand’s leading nude photographers. She had spent 3 years working as

 

a photographer in Germany prior to moving back home in 2013 where she started to exhibit her works and established herself in the Thailand art scene.

 

In 2018, after a long wait, she held her first solo exhibition, The Secret of Skin at Most Gallery in Bangkok. She also participated in numerous exhibitions including Definition of Human./Being./You, Krung Thai Art Gallery, Bangkok (2018), The State of Innocence, where she joined with Pokchat Worasub at Rebel Art Space, Bangkok (2017), Art is Life, Life is Art, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok (2016), A Shade of Green, The Gardens of Dinsor Palace, Bangkok (2015) and All About Nude, Midnice Gallery, Bangkok (2014). 

 

Muangkum also works for commercial projects and publications. Her images have been featured in VOGUE Italia, ThaiPBS, Play Magazine Thailand, Zoomaa Norway, KALTBLUT Magazine (Germany) and Blast Magazine Thailand. She is also a guest artist at many photography workshops and talks. 

 

 

Profiles

2010 - 2011  Photographer at the Munich Tourist Information, Germany

2012 - 2013  Photographer at Ueberbass Muenchen, Germany

2013 - Present  Freelance Photographer & Artist

 

Exhibitions

2013/10  “Halloween street art party”, Melon mint, Bangkok, Thailand

2013/11  Photo Fair Thailand 2013, Bitec Bangna, Bangkok, Thailand

2014/05  “All About Nude” Photo Exhibition, Midnice gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2014/12  “Summer In The Rain” Photo Exhibition by 15 Photographers at Dreamer Studio, Bangkok, Thailand

2015/02  “Get Physical Pool Party & Perform ARTs” at Radisson Blu, Bangkok, Thailand

2015/03  “1 ST ART NIGHT” at KU DE TA, Bangkok, Thailand

2015/04  “Kandy” at KANDY Restaurant, Pattaya, Thailand

2015/05  “A Shade of Green” at The gardens of Dinsor Palace, Bangkok, Thailand

2016/08  “ART is Life, Life is ART” at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), Bangkok, Thailand

2017/09  “The State of Innocence” at Rebel Art Space, Bangkok, Thailand

2018/05  “Definition of Human. / Being. / You.” Art Exhibition at Krung Thai Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2019/01  ECOPHYCHOLOGY, Objectifs-Centre for Photography and Film, Singapore

 

Solo Exhibition

2018/02  “The Secret of Skin” Photo Exhibition at MOST Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Books

2013 Photo book “Being nude is a natural”

2018 Photo book “The Secret Of Skin”

 

Columnist

2015-2016 ​“Nude guru” for Play Magazine, Thailand

 

Publication

2014 Joined the Exchange Project #2 “The Gibbon Project”

2014 Nude art photographer in “Nude Documentary Film”

2014 Interviewed by Zoomaa (NORWAY)

2014 Interviewed by KALTBLUT Magazine (GERMANY) 2014 Interviewed by Mars Magazine (THAILAND)

2014 Interviewed by Silsamosorn at ThaiPBS

2014 Interviewed by Muscovado Magazine (GERMANY)

2015 Interviewed by “Rang-chad-jad-tem” BRIGHT TV Chanel 20 (THAILAND)

2016 Interviewed by Mystique Magazine (USA)

2016 Interviewed by HIGHLAND Magazine (THAILAND)

2016 Interviewed by BLAST Magazine (THAILAND)

2018 Interviewed by THE MOMENTUM Magazine (THAILAND)

2018 Interviewed by Globetrotter Magazine (Indonesia)

2018 Interviewed by “Pi-Kad-Phed” ThaiPBS Radio (THAILAND)

2018 Interviewed by “HEART TALK WITH TIN” Channel TNN24 (THAILAND)

 

Features

2015 VOGUE Italia – Photo VOGUE

2016 The Secret of Devil by Palut Marod (technique mixed media)

2017 VOGUE Italia – Photo VOGUE

2017 Lomography E-magazine (Thailand) 2017 MIA E-magazine (Asia)

 

Workshops

2013 Fine Art Photography Mini – Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand

2013 Fine Art Photography Workshop feat. Anuchit Nimtalung, Lopburi, Thailand

2014 Fine Art Photography Workshop, Chiang Rai, Thailand

2014 Fine Art Nude Photography Workshop feat. Anuchit Nimtalung, Bangkok, Thailand

2014 “All About Nude” Mini Workshop at Midnice Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2014 “All About Nude” Workshop Marathon at the gallery, Nontaburi, Thailand

2016 “All About Nude” Workshop at Dreamer Studio, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Speaker

2013 Guest speaker – Thailand Photo Fair Seminar

2014 Guest speaker – Thailand Photo Fair Seminar

2015 Lecturer – Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, Silpakorn University

2015 Lecturer - Faculty of Communication Arts, Chandrakasem Rajabhat University

2017 Lecturer - Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts (Photograpjy), KMILT University

2018 Speaker - Photo Fest By Power Buy, Central World

2018 Guest speaker – Photography, Bangkok Polytechnic College

 

 

 

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