ne of three biennials taking place for the first time in Thailand in 2018, the inaugural Bangkok Art Biennale (BAB), titled “Beyond Bliss,” relied unashamedly on the established and ubiquitous biennial model, involving strategies such as presenting work across the city, drawing heavily on well-known artists as headliners and employing a team of established curators from the region—in this case, Patrick Flores, Adele Tan, Luckana Kunavichayanont

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