This painting is the one of painting series, which is about Bangkok's street sex workers. I was inspired by hidden issue in Thailand. Then, I’ve been conducting on fieldwork to gather their stories. Purposing to interpret different aspects of lives and humanitarian reason, rather than portraying judge by cultural norm and society. Body for sale and its many reasons
Manita Kaewsomnuk, Thai illustrator and Visual Artist, Based in Bangkok, Thailand.
Identity of her work is portrayed female figures, to reflect different aspects of human beings; emotions, sex, and relationships. The alluring nature of this gender can sensationally express the attitude together with capturing the ideas and styles, and the beauty of femininity never fails to cover even darker and deeper topics such as disappointment, rejection, and sorrow. Moreover, social and cultural context are her source of inspiration which is interpreted with her own perception into art work.
Drawing and painting is the initial method, also her work is continually experimented on various techniques ; moving image, paper collage.
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My Body is Republic
Acrylic on Canvas