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8th International Festival Signes de Nuit - Bangkok - July 23-31, 2022

20th International Festival Signs of the Night - Thailand




KEIKO SEI (Japan)

Keiko Sei is a writer, curator and educator in media art/activism.

Her curatorial projects include "The Media Are With Us!: The Role of Television in the Romanian Revolution" (Budapest, 1990), "Eastern Europe TV & Politics" (Buffalo New York, 1993), "POLITIK-UM/new Engagement," (Prague, 2002), “Re-designing East,” (Stuttgart, Gdansk, Budapest, Seoul, 2009-2013). She writes for publications worldwide including springerin (Austria), worked as an editor of documenta 12 magazine and coordinator of Southeast Asia region for “documenta 12 magazines project”, and has published books including "Von der Burokratie zur Telekratie " (Germany) and "Terminal Landscape" (Czech Republic).

She has given numerous workshops worldwide and taught at schools including FaVU VUT Brno (Czech Republic) and HFG Karlsruhe (Germany). Currently she works to provide film and video education in Myanmar, which she started in 2002, and has helped establishing Wathann Film Festival/Institute.






MANOTHAM TIAMTIEBRAT (Thailand )

Manotham Tiamtiebrat (in short & casual, 'Pop') despite a long time in his career, but he still regards himself as a young and new generation movie critic who d exposed and expanding a new frontier in writing film review contributions, that there re far more boundaries of cinema beyond main-stream outputs. Besides working restlessly on writing yet hed never seems to get tired, he is still a lecturer for training work-shop programs and film-school, he is also enthsiaste in looking for new talents as a jury member in compettitiveness in film festivals.

THITIRAT THIPSAMRITKUL (Thailand)

Thitirat Thipsamritkul is a researcher and lecturer in law who advocates for digital rights, and also serves as a chairperson of Amnesty International Thailand. She sees the important role of art, especially performance and moving images, in human rights advocacy and social development. Thitirat tries to integrate art into her work and to help bridging artistic communities from different origins.