Thanavi Chotpradit

Thanavi Chotpradit

Thanavi Chotpradit is a lecturer in modern and contemporary Thai art history at the Department of Art History, Faculty of Archaeology, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, and a member of the editorial collective of Southeast of Now.

Thanavi Chotpradit is a lecturer in modern and contemporary Thai art history at the Department of Art History, Faculty of Archaeology, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, and a member of the editorial collective of Southeast of Now: Directions in Contemporary and Modern Art in Asia. She completed her PhD in art history from Birkbeck, University of London. She has contributed essays for both Thai and international scholarly journals such as Aan, Fah Diew Kan, and Journal of Asia-Pacific Pop Culture and South East Asia Research, art magazines, as well as exhibition catalogues. In 2015–16, she participated in a cross-regional research programme, “Ambitious Alignments: New Histories of Southeast Asian Art.” Her current research on photographs of the 6th October Massacre (1976) is funded by the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) for 2019–21. Chotpradit’s areas of interest include modern and Thai contemporary art in relation to memory studies, war commemoration, Thai politics, and archival practices.