Metrospection

Kwanchai Lichaikul’s black-and-white paintings cover every inch of the canvas with details and puzzles of urban societies, conveying their complex and chaotic nature.

Grey Area

Bangkok University Gallery Bangkok University, Rama IV Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-7pm Until July 26 Call 02-350-3626

“Grey Area” features works by Angki Purbandono, a well-known photographer from Yogyakarta, Indonesia, who created a series of photographs from 2012-2013 while he was imprisoned. The artist used his time in jail to reproduce artwork based on community relations within the limits of space, place and equipment.

The Concept Of Self: On Power, Identity And Labels

S.A.C. Subhashok The Arts Centre Sukhumvit 39 Tuesday to Sunday, 11am-6pm Until June 17 Call 02-662-0299

A group exhibition featuring nine artists from Thailand and Indonesia, “The Concept Of Self: On Power, Identity And Labels” is a dissection of contemporary cultures and how they mould and alter individual lives, gender, social power and the ideologies of class structures.

Wisut Ponnimit: LR

Bangkok CityCity Gallery Sathon 1 Wednesday to Sunday, 1-7pm Until June 25 Call 083-087-2725

Famed illustrator Wisut Ponnimit returns with “LR”, an interactive art installation conceptualised to challenge viewers to choose by moving from the left screen to the right and vice versa in order to complete the work’s narration.

Dryopes (Nang Mai)

Kathmandu Photo Gallery Silom Road Tuesday to Sunday, 11am-6pm Until June 24 Call 02-234-6700

The photographs of Shane Bunnag reveal a soul ever in touch with the elemental spirits. In this instance, they concern the nature of Mani, the fabled peninsula of Greece, which was his childhood home. His technique is to capture the soul of each site through long exposure shots of his model dancing in worship of the local gods.

Never Never Land

WTF Gallery Sukhumvit 53 Tuesday to Sunday, 6pm-1am Until June 20 Call 02-662-6246

In “Never Never Land”, 12 artists and thinkers, local and international, have been asked to imagine what a world (either utopian or dystopian) would be like without one of the fundamental elements that shape today’s society, such as a world “without nepotism”, “without war/army”, “without capitalism”, “without feminism”, “without religion”, “without Facebook”.

Thriller Horror

Ardel Gallery of Modern Art Boromratchonnee Road Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm Until June 25 Call 02-422-2092

This exhibition by Anchalee Arayapongpanich presents a series of bold and fanciful paintings inspired by thriller and horror movies. The artist appears in every painting, imitating various portrayals of famous actors in her favourite Hollywood blockbusters.

The Sheltering Place

Most Gallery Charoen Krung 26 Tuesday to Sunday, 11am-6pm Until June 30 Call 02-639-6582

“The Sheltering Place” features photographs by Yatender, a Vietnamese artist who uses her camera to look at the bruised, erotic and honest human body, in which sensitivity and vulnerability play out an anxious battle. Her work reminds observers of photographs by Ren Hang, the Chinese provocateur who committed suicide in March.

Masters of Photography

House of Lucie Ekamai 8 Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-6pm Until Sept 15 Call 095-478-9987

This group exhibition, which showcases more than 130 extraordinary works by Lucie Awards Honorees, includes such photography luminaries as Annie Leibovitz, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Elliott Erwitt, and Robert Capa (to name just a few).