Celebrating a Curator Extraordinaire: Ark Fongsmut’s 60th Birthday Party

On May 23, 2024, MATDOT Art Center hosted a momentous birthday celebration for Ark Fongsmut, marking his 60th anniversary. The event was a significant milestone in the life of the renowned curator, who has played a pivotal role in the Thai and international art scenes for nearly 20 years.

Fongsmut, a beloved figure in the art community, has been a dedicated lecturer at Bangkok University and currently teaches at King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang. His extensive collaboration with numerous artists has earned him immense respect and admiration.

The celebration welcomed over 50 guests, including prominent figures in Thailand’s art scene such as emerging and renowned artists, lecturers, collectors, curators, enthusiasts, and Fongsmut’s students. The atmosphere was cheerful and joyous, with attendees offering their best wishes for his continued success in life and work.