KORAKRIT ARUNANONDCHAI, “Forest Of My Dead Cells”: The Opening Scenes

Known for his denim paintings and videos such as the trilogy “Painting with History in a Room Full of People with Funny Names,” Korakrit Arunanondchai’s work addresses epic, metaphysical themes through the connective tissue of the digital age—Levi’s jeans, consumer technology, and Top 40 hip hop.

For his exhibition at the 032c Vitrine, Arunanondchai cut off his dreadlocks and mailed them to a group of friends, family, and collaborators, asking them to create an artwork with each lock of hair. What follows is a group show created out of the artist’s dead cells.

At the 032c WORKSHOP this Saturday night, the Société de 032c, our vodka bar, opened the exhibition. Click through to see the scenes, shot by Kyra Sophie and Lukas Gansterer, and come by the office during working hours to see the show.

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Louis Barkow, Norwin Rose and Bojan Ballhorn, photo: Kyra Sophie.
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Dalad Kambhu, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Valerie Mevegue, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Rich Aybar, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Hillary Clinton, Thomas Bettridge and Donald J. Trump, Photo: Kyra Sophie.
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Korakrit Arunanondchai, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Simon Kaiser and Nadia Kanaan, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Marc Goehring, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Miriam-Leah Hess, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Anton Strauch and Kyra Sophie, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Yngve Holen, Ahmad Larnes and Selina Lela, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Maria Koch and Joerg Koch, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Korakrit Arunanondchai and Dalad Kambhu, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Anton Strauch and friends, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Ilja Karilampi, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Ophelia Finke and friend, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Ahmad Larnes and Milo Milo, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Miriam-Leah Hess and Bianca Heuser, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Valerie Mevegue and friend, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Bianca Heuser, Maria Koch and Marc Goehring, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Celia Solf and Lukas Gansterer, Photo: Kyra Sophie.
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André Schlechtriem, Simon Mullan, Asger Carlsen and friend, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Bronson Hankins and Eva Kelley, Photo: Kyra Sophie.
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The 032c WORKSHOP Vitrine, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Claire Collins, Photo: Kyra Sophie.
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Garrett Nelson, Photo: Lukas Gansterer.
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Lukas Gansterer and Anton Strauch, Photo: Kyra Sophie.
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Ricardo De Fülla, Lenni Cornelius and friends, Photo: Kyra Sophie.