Wana Wanlayangkoon (b.1986) is a Thai artist with a focus in political history. His father, Wat Wanlayangkoon was a prominent political activist, award-winning writer and refugee who had to flee from Thailand. With Wana’s personal history and vested interests, visual arts became the medium for him to explore the stories that he wants to tell. Wana has participated in several group exhibitions for contemporary art in Thailand, namely the “Mementos/Monument & reMinders”, Plan Samret Gallery and “1 2 10”, Joy Man Gallery, both in Bangkok.
The General in His Labyrinth, 100 x 120 cm, Acrylic on Canvas, 2019
Hallow Man, 105 x 190 cm, Acrylic on Canvas, 2021
In Hallow Man, Wana reflects upon the perception of the late Thai king, King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Even in the advent of the new reign, numerous people are still found to yearn for the nostalgic miracles of the previous king.
Untitled, 50 x 62 cm, Acrylic on Canvas, 2021
Heaven’s Door, 60 x 40 cm, Acrylic on Canvas, 2022
Dance, 90 x 60 cm, Acrylic on Canvas, 2021