Born in 1980 in Bangkok, ubatsat (pseudonym) earns a bachelor degree in Visual Arts and a master degree in Philosophy and Religion from Chiang Mai university. 

ubatsat is an artist and social activist. As a research-based artist, ubatsat creates artwork that narrates situations where people are under pressure or in crisis.  His art practice includes collaboration with communities such as farmers, craftsmen, musicians, cooks, and specialists in particular field.  Through his art, he creates a platform or an artistic situation that enables collaboration with different stakeholders.  ubatsat’s multidisciplinary art includes painting, sculpture, printing and site-specific work. 

In 2017, he participated in Rikuzentakata Artist in Residence Program in Japan. His artwork was also part of Entwine: Maybank Women Eco-Weavers Travelling Exhibition at National Museum of Singapore in 2019.  His artwork titled ‘Thai Death Star’ was selected to participate in Bangkok Art Biennale 2020. 

His solo exhibitions include Sox Star (2019) at Chiangmai University Art & Culture Center; White Eel in the Dawn of the Exile (2020) at Jojo Kobe Gallery, Chiangmai; Train Song (2021) at Dream Space Gallery, Chiangmai; the Alchemy of Marcel Duchamp and the Way of Holy Man (2021) at VS Gallery, Bangkok;  Burmica (2022) at Suvannabhumi Art Gallery, Chiangmai; and No Distance to Khon Pi Luang (2023) at Warin Lab Contemporary, Bangkok.


No Distance to Khon Pi Luang

March 25 - May 20, 2023
Ubatsat deploys multidisciplinary practices to put the spotlight on an urgent environmental issue surrounding the Mekong river, particularly in Khon Pi Luang. From its significance and disturbance, the artist presents the result of his empirical on-field research in his artworks.