Daily Life | Morrakot Naksin

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The story of ‘Daily life’ started from his experience of painting Lanna Thai paintings then he start to digging more into the unique style and just eight years before he travelling and early in Europe. He was impressed by the use of delicate lines as well as cutting the outer strands of the hair to create a work that came out in form of half body and full body. Including people who are together as a group and have brought the story of the way of life, including bringing symbols. of clothes, accessories and hairstyles of Lanna people to create works in the early days.


Technique : Oil color on canvas
Style : Fine Art
Year created : 2022
Size : 300 W x 100 H x 4 D cm
Frame : Not framed

Apart from painting he also have an interest in sculpture. Which he have graduated in this branch, he have to do the work of sculpture interspersed with painting and, in some periods that disappeared, continued artistic activities.

Nowaday, he also opening a special tutoring course at home about all kinds of arts, including being invited to give a lecture at the university and researching information for projects to create a series of works in the next series. Travel to different places to find information and bring, skates and make a story.

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Get to know the Artist ‘Morrakot Naksin’

After receiving Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts in 1993 from Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. Morrakot joined an Exchange Project of Painting at the Curtin University of Technology, School of Art, Perth, Australia the following year. Then between 1996 – 2000, he studied majoring in Sculpture at Sint-Lucas Academia, Ghent, Belgium. Finally coming back to his home land, he further studied art and received his Master’s degree of Fine Art in 2007 from Chiang Mai University.

The story behind his art works

The source and inspiration came from memories in the past where he lived in the countryside,

the natural scents of the fields, gardens and canals, as well as the culture and traditions of that area and in during his later life, he had the opportunity to study at Chiang Mai University. At that time, and spent a period of time living in Chiang Mai for 9 years. After 9 years in Chiang Mai, he had the opportunity to study in Belgium for a period of time. For 7 years he have been studying various arts and cultures as well as the way of life of Europeans.

“I have been able to absorb the way of life, including the various arts and cultures of the Lanna people, the smell of nature and the beauty that I have experienced”

Form of work creation process

The concept of painting a person without a face. His Idea is that the looks are just a part can’t tell to the truth in the mind Human faces can be deceptive, impure, manipulative. according to the state of human emotions and mental habits, which are not different from wearing masks together It’s not true purity, so he want to convey the results without a face but focusing on expression of emotion feelings and gestures, various gestures, including bringing jewellery costume flowers, clothes and hairstyles are used as media. in the transmission of works

The beginning of ‘Daily Life’

“I want to present the beauty of human form. caused by the simplicity of gestures, body equipment Jewelry and hairstyles of Lanna women in the past as a medium through works Painting by using lines, colors, shapes, and spaces as the main visual elements.
beauty in arts and culture traditions in the past Attire, personality and simple lifestyle It is a good thing that should be preserved and preserved”.

“The Beauty of Simple Things” The style of the work has been cut down from the works in the early and middle ages. And people should be used in the way of living both now and in the future. The message from artist here is to remind people to force your own mind to know enough, not be greedy, satisfied with what one has, the mind will not be distracted. The beauty of the mind will arise on the basis of simplicity, society will have more compassion. The competition will be reduced. There will always be peace in society.


Group Exhibition :

1996 : De Koning van Siam, Westfries Museum, Hoorn, The Netherlands

– Snit-Lucas Accademia, Ghent, Belgium
– De Brouewrij, Museum Koekelare, Belgium

– Les Enfants du Mekong, Cultureel Centrum, Ukkel/ Brussel, Belgium
– Westfries Museum, Hoorn, the Netherlands

1999 : Gallery De Impasse, Brussels, Belgium

– Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand
– Shilpa Bhirasri Memorial Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
– Centrumvoor, Intercultureel Management, Mechelen, Belgium

2002 : Contemporary Thai- Belgium Art Exhibition, National Museum, Bangkok

2004 : Contemporary Thai- Dutch Art Exhibition ,The Queen’s Gallery Bangkok

2005 : Galeria de Arte Ryoichi Jinnai,Lima, Peru

2006 : “VISUAL DESIRES” Sunjin Galleries(s)Pte Ltd Singapore, Amari Watergate hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

– DIFFERENCEWAYS – Naresuan University Art & Culture Center, Phitsanulok, Thailand
– DIFFERENCEWAYS – Hatyaicity Art & Culture Center, Songkhla,Thailand
– The Step of Spirit, RIVER CITY COMPLEX BKK, Bangkok, Thailand
– Images of Asia And Faith, ISB community initiative BKK, Bangkok, Thailand
– “ARTIST SELF PORTRAIT”, The Silom Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

– DIFFERENCEWAYS – Eastern Center Of Art And Culture Burapha University), Chonburi, Thailand
– DIFFERENCEWAYS – Emjaroen Gallery, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Solo Exhibitions

– Het Waterschapshuis, Memdemblik, the Netherlands
– Stadsfeesstzaal, Antwerpen, Belgium
– Ham- Mechelen, Belgium

1997 : Les Perles de Pluie, Brussels, Belgium

1998 : “Bird”, Zeedijk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

– “De Lanchende Monnik” Drongen / Ghent, Belgium.
– Les Perles de Pluie, Brussels, Belgium

2000 : “Centrumvoor”, Intercultureel Management, Mechelen, Belgium

2001 : Westfries Museum, Hoorn, the Netherlands

2002 : “Faith” Amari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok, THAILAND

2003 : INVE Technologies, Dendermonde, Belgium

– Sunjin Galleries(s), Pte Ltd Singapore
– Amari Watergate hotel Bangkok, Thailand

– KAMALAYA Koh Samui ; Suratthani, THAILAND
– “The Beauty of Simple Things” La Luna Gallery, Chiang Mai, THAILAND

2008 – 2009 : “UNESCO EXHIBITIONUNESCO” Bangkok Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau  for  Education  request the pleasure of your company at the Opening Ceremony of UNESCO Bangkok first art exhibition featuring “PEACE OF MINE“ Paintings and sculptures by Morrakot Naksin

2020 : “The Way We Were” at La Luna Gallery, Chiang Mai, THAILAND

Additional information

Weight 5 kg
Dimensions 100 × 300 × 1 cm