Rirkrit Tiravanija
1961–

Introduction

Rirkrit Tiravanija (Thai: ฤกษ์ฤทธิ์ ตีระวนิช, pronunciation: [rɯk-rit tira-wanit] or Tea-rah-vah-nit) is a Thai contemporary artist residing in New York City, Berlin, and Chiangmai, Thailand. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1961. His installations often take the form of stages or rooms for sharing meals, cooking, reading or playing music; architecture or structures for living and socializing are a core element in his work.

Wikidata identifier

Q989861

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Introduction

Known for his participatory installations, especially those in which he cooks; the exhibition serves as a document of the opening event, exploring issues of social experience, the artist's role as provider, and the mix of high art and conventional activity.

Country of birth

Argentina

Roles

Artist, conceptual artist, installation artist, performance artist, photographer

ULAN identifier

500114916

Names

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Rirkrit Tiravinija

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