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FACULTY AND ACADEMIC PROFESSORS

I am Ethnographic Photographer, Columnist, Project Director and developing a topic for applying to a doctoral program. My proposed topic will explore senses, visual-scape and religion-scape among the deadly conflict and violence context at Deep South borderland, Thailand -Malaysia.


Weeraphan is a lecturer who expert in Information technology, Development and design information for Web application, Interactive media and product design.


Through an ethnographic lens, Charlie explores media, migration and encampment, mobility and immobility, identity and belonging. Focusing on the Thai-Myanmar border, she explores how encamped refugees living in protracted displacement in refugee camps mediate their everyday lives. Charlie is particularly interested in presence and mediated spaces. She examines multiple refugee experiences within different lived environments and explores the uses and consequences of new media technologies and communication practices. 


Thasnai Sethaseree was born in Bangkok, Thailand in 1968. Recurrent themes in his practice have included issues of memory, migration, and a philosophical questioning of the nature of knowing. Sethaseree is best-known for his conceptual and relational works, usually ephemeral in nature; his practice has recently turned to sculpture and painting. His turn to painting recently premiered at the prestigious Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.


Thatchatham Silsupan is a lecturer in sonic arts and sound studies at Department of Media Arts and Design,Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University. He holds a PhD in music composition with emphasis in technology from University of California at Berkeley, and a bachelor’s degree in music from National University of Singapore.


Trained as curator and researcher, Pathompong Manakitsomboon works primarily in the areas of artists’ moving image and media art, with experiences across the fields of curatorial practice and filmmaking


Sawit Prasertphan is a creative practitioner with an interdisciplinary background and works across a wide range of mediums including photography, film, moving image and sound. He has a degree from Goldsmiths, University of London and lectures in lens-based and time-based media at the department of Media Arts and Design, faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai


GUEST PROFESSORS

Uthit Atimana was born in ChiangMai. He is a keen intellectual and thinker in contemporary art and social media study. He started the “Chiangmai Social Installation” project (1993 – 1996). He was the vice-dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts, CMU for the CMU Art Museum (2000-2004) and was the director of the Media Arts and Design Center, CMU (2003-2005). At present he is a board member of the land foundation, a lecturer for the Media Arts and Design Center, CMU and is a PhD fellow of Media Study.


A professional new media developer with 17 years of new media and interactive developing experience on a multitude of projects, including 15 years of lecturing experience regarding visual communication for prestigious higher education institutes of northern Thailand.