b. 1983 in Bangkok, Thailand
lives in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chai Siris started his art practice when he worked with homeless people at Bangkok’s Royal Ground. He continues to collaborate with people from various professions such as fortune tellers, construction workers, and housewives. His work, often video and photograph, deals with reconstruction of personal and social history, border conflicts between countries, gender, life and dead.
He also works with Apichatpong Weerasethakul in an independent film company, Kick the Machine Films and currently lives and works in Chiang Mai, Thailand. He is currently working on a film project deals with ethnic groups along the Thai-Burmese border.
Chai Siris’s works have been shown at notible institutions including Venice International Film Festival and Documenta 13.