Sorawit Songsataya
b. Chiang Mai, Thailand
Lives and works in Aotearoa

Sorawit Songsataya holds an MFA from University of Auckland’s Elam School of Fine Arts (2013) and has a BDES in Visual Communication from Unitec Institute of Technology (2010). They currently reside in Ōtepoti Dunedin as the 2022 Frances Hodgkins Fellow.

Sorawit Songsataya
Mnemosyne (still), 2022
Single-channel colour HD-video with sound, 09:48 min.

Sorawit Songsataya
Comfort zone (still), 2021
Single-channel color HD-video with sound, 10:00 min.
Voice by Awa Puna (Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa). With acknowledgement to mana whenua of Kāti Mahaki ki Makaawhio, Poutini Ngāi Tahu as the kaitaki of this takiwā where the kōtuku were filmed.

Sorawit Songsataya
Offspring of Rain (still), 2019
Single-channel colour HD-video with sound, 10:00 min
Sound by Antonia Barnett-McIntosh

Recent Solo Exhibitions

Sorawit Songsataya
Crown shyness (gif detail), 2022
Single-channel color HD-video with sound, 10:56 min

Readings

Sorawit Songsataya
Comfort zone (still), 2021
Single-channel color HD-video with sound, 10:00 min
Voice by Awa Puna (Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa).

Sorawit Songsataya
The Interior (detail), 2019
Installation View; Auckland Art Gallery North Terrace, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland
Oamaru stone, fibreglass, polyester resin, acrylic lacquer.

Sorawit Songsataya
Comfort zone (still), 2021
Single-channel color HD-video with sound, 10:00 min Voice by Awa Puna (Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa).

Sorawit Songsataya
Stilt House (detail), 2022
Oamaru stone, beeswax, organic soap, shells, dried plants and synthetic nails, 20 parts.

Recent Group Exhibitions

Sorawit Songsataya
Heavy trees, arms and legs (2021)
Installation View; The Suter Art Gallery, Whakatū Nelson

Part of Potentially Yours, The Coming Community
Installation; Artspace Aotearoa, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland