Where do we go from here?

2011

WHAT2DIP. CHAING MAI, THAILAND

Salvaged bamboo, found materials and rope. Constructed using the same traditional tying techniques used by Thai builders to secure bamboo scaffolding. (3mx 2m).

“What2Dip was an interdisciplinary exhibition organised by Chutima Kerdpitak Erin Lee Benson and Alice Cunningham in collaboration with a group of Thai artists and the University of Chaing Mai. Thailand. The phrase “What To Dip” is the phonetic pronunciation of the Thai word meaning “Raw Material”. The abundance of raw material within its borders is essential to determining a country’s economy. When viewed as a commodity to export for industrial purposes, often the cultural implications, environmental impact and beauty of these materials are overlooked. Alice Cunningham was assistant curator, project coordinator and created a new site specific installation in the University of Chaing Mai for the exhibition”