November 4, 2023 - November 25, 2023

Aof Smith

Vibration (Gallery III)

Opening Reception with the Artist(s): Saturday, November 4, 2023 6:00-10:00pm

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Thinkspace Projects presents:

Aof Smith ‘Vibration’
(Gallery III)

‘Vibration’ from Aof Smith takes over Gallery III, our sophomore solo exhibition with the Thailand based artist. The Bangkok-based contemporary artist expresses his perception and imagination through the limitless possibilities of Pop-surrealism.

With lovable characters that create whimsical scenarios and dynamics, Smith balances an innate dark humor with lighter, brighter elements. Drawing inspiration from manga, science fiction, and other art forms, Smith creates the unique creatures he calls “Furries.” These fantastical characters are rendered in complex detail, often accompanied by unsettling elements like lit fuses and missiles, reflecting Smith’s satirical take on modern society.

Environmental consciousness is a driving force behind his art. In a world struggling with consumerism and waste, Smith contemplates what legacy humanity will leave for future generations. Smith’s goal for the future is simple yet ambitious: to continue creating, fueled by a commitment to his artistic vision.

About Aof Smith:
Born and raised in Bangkok, a city known for its complex mix of the ancient and the modern, Aof Smith was exposed to art from a young age—his father was an art teacher. He later pursued formal education in fine arts, earning a degree and MFA from King Mongkut’s University of Technology. He is one of the artists at the forefront of Thailand’s Contemporary Art scene.