Pam Virada
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installations –

1Window: To See a Parallel Place, 2015
2Three-Cornered World, 2016
3Consultation Only, 2017
4Memory Palace, 2018
5Memory Palace (sections), 2018
6the space is altered, 2018
7clouded, 2018
8engineered ruin, 2019
9find me a house, 2019
10Props, 2019
11Of Mice & Men, 2019
12dragonfly, peppermint, autumn sky, 2020
13Jade, Sea, Room, 2020
14The Mirror, 2021
15We’ll meet in a Clearing by the Magic Mountain, 2021
16Passing Through, 2021
17Descendant (spine 1), 2021
18No Transcendance, Only Immanence, 2022

publications —

1Dwelling on Emptiness Part 1: A Catalogue of Ideal Houses
2Archive of Collective Archetypal Reflections
3Instant Realities
4Dialogues with Memory Objects
5appearing unannounced: catalogue
6Possessed Architecture: Ancestral Hauntings in Confucianism

films —

1Casting a Spell to Alter Reality, 2020
2Clouds Obscure then Blow Away, 2021
3Prelude: Points of Departure, 2022

4นิราศสีชัง / Sonnet for Si Chang, 2022


Pam Virada
b. Bangkok,
based in Amsterdam



B.A. in Communcation Design, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

M.A. in Interior Architecture, Sandberg Instituut (Master of Gerrit Rietveld Academie), Amsterdam

solo/duo exhibitions—

2021 The Mirror, Merten Frames Project Space by Plan B, Amsterdam (with Diego Diez)
2020 Liste (solo)
2019 engineered ruin, TheTip, Frankfurt (solo)
2018 RAEIC director's choice 2018, Mirage Gallery, Kobe (with Wada Mei)
2016 Three-Cornered World, Tentacles, Bangkok (solo)

selected group exhibitions—

Holding Pattern, Former Courthouse, Amsterdam
Perfect Nature: Amstelpark Test Site, Zone2Source, Amsterdam, curated by May Adadol Ingawanij, Julian Ross and Neal White
Super8 Film Workshop Performative Screening, 469 Phrasumen Rd., Bangkok, curated by Mary Pansanga

Open New Window, 469 Phrasumen Rd., Bangkok, curated by expensive to be poor
Capture/Display, Gallery 3 at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam
Sensorial Historiography, Laurel Project Space, Amsterdam
Meanwhile, Overschiestraat 188, Amsterdam
Julius Bär Next Generation Art Prize, Moving Image, virtual platform, curated by Louis Ho
We’ll meet in a Clearing by the Magic Mountain, Glass Pavilion, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
turn off the light when you leave, Rozengracht 101, Amsterdam

Speedy Grandma Centennial, Speedy Grandma, Bangkok
S.E.A. Focus (with Nova Contemporary), Gillman Barracks, Singapore
A Way of Seeing: Reading SEA photobook and self-publishing, PonDing, Taipei

TheTip Pavilion, The Wrong Internet Biennale
Louie!: Attitude Against Failure, Cartel Artspace, Bangkok, curated by Charoen Contemporaries
UNKNOWN EYES “fragments on somewhere”, THE STORIES, Osaka
Common Traces, TCB art inc., Melbourne
Praxis Makes Perfect, Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), Bangkok
Sangnual (2561), Sangnual Lap, Bangkok

appearing unannounced, put together by Sathit Sattarasart, part of Painnale 2018, Rirkrit Tiravanija’s studio, Chiangmai
454/278-281, part of Bangkok Biennial 2018, Bangkok
Multiple Planes, part of PhotoBangkok 2018, Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), Bangkok,curated by Mary Pansanga
Bibliomania, Tentacles, Bangkok, curated by Waterproof Exhibitions
Wonder Foto Day Awards 2018, G.Gallery, Taipei

アンノウン·アジアの写真 , DMOArts, Osaka
Consultation Only, Middelheimmuseum Library, Antwerp

The Grand Opening (and Grand Closing) of Speedy Grandchild, Speedy Grandchild, Bangkok

(-1): “the great artist of tomorrow will go underground”, Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), Bangkok


นิราศสีชัง / Sonnet for Si Chang (2022), Home Cinema, Sandberg Instituut Graduation Show 2022
Prelude: Points of Departure (2022), Perfect Nature: Amstelpark Test Site, Amsterdam

Clouds obscure then blow away (2021), Landscapes, part of Eye on Art Research Labs: Sandberg Instituut, Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam
Clouds obscure then blow away (2021), Julius Bär Next Generation Art Prize
Casting a Spell to Alter Reality (2020) as part of Monographs:
Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Japan
Cinemateca de Bogotá, Colombia
Essay Film Festival, Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image, United Kingdom
Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art, United States
Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam

Casting a Spell to Alter Reality (2020) as part of Monographs:
Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF), India 
31st Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), Singapore

awards, grants, recognitions—

Julius Bär Next Generation Art Prize, Moving Image Finalist

The best video essays of 2020 (Casting a Spell to Alter Reality, 2020 as part of Monographs series), Sight & Sound Magazine
Monographs film series, Asian Film Archive (2020)

Finalist in Early Years Project #4: Praxis Makes Perfect, An Incubating Project for Young Artists by Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC)

Grand Prix, Wonder Foto Day, Taipei
Diane Wen Goldberg Award, Wonder Foto Day, Taipei

Kazuki Kitahara Reviewer Award, Unknown Asia, Osaka
Takeki Sugiyama Reviewer Award, Unknown Asia, Osaka
Fang Yen-Wen Judge Award, Unknown Asia, Osaka


Habitat (with Studio for Immediate Spaces), Cà de Monti, Tredozio (FC), Italy

Animistic Apparatus - Residency and Lab, Udon Thani, Thailand


  1. Metropolis M, ‘Graduation Shows 2022 – Sandberg Instituut: Look and contemplate’: No Transcendance, Only Immanence, 2022
  2. Bangkok Post, ‘Explore big ideas through digital art’: Cloud Obscure then Blow Away, 2021 
  3. Sight & Sound Magazine, ‘The best video essays of 2020’: Casting a Spell to Alter Reality, 2020 as part of Monographs series
  4. Fine Art Magazine: find me a house, 2019
  5. art4d magazine: In Praise of Shadows, ongoing
  6. art4d magazine: find me a house, 2019
  7. The Standard: find me a house, 2019 
  8. Contemporaneities: the space is altered, 2018 
  9. Tzvetnik: the space is altered, 2018  
  10. Contemporary Art Daily: the space is altered, 2018
  11. Prachatai, 'Sangnual 2561: แสงนวลในสังคมแสงจ้า': clouded, 2018 
  12. art4d magazine no. 265, Bangkok Biennial 2018: dusk, 2018
  13. British Journal of Photography, 'Thai New Wave Photography: Multiple Planes': memory palace, 2018
  14. Happening Bangkok Art Scenes 2018: 1 out of 6 photographers to watch in Bangkok
  15. art4d magazine no. 262, 'Medium Format’: Memory Palace, 2018
  16. artscape, 'フォーカス': Memory Palacee, 2018
  17. art4d magazine no. 260, 'Don't Let Print-on-demands kill Artists' Books’: Dialogues with Memory Objects, 2018
  18. Zhuanlan Zhihu: window series
  19. Wonder Foto Day: window series reviewed by Diane Wen Goldberg
  20. The Bangkok Post, 'It's a Whitewash!': Three-Cornered World, 2016 
  21. Wallpaper* magazine: Thailand's thesis of the year 2015