Phaptawan Suwannakudt is a contemporary artist from Thailand, presently based in Sydney, Australia. Phaptawan trained as a mural painter with her father, and led a team of mural painters that worked extensively in Buddhist temples throughout Thailand. She was also involved in the women artists group Womanifesto. Phaptawan relocated to Australia in 1996 and continues to create contemporary art works which have been shown in Thailand, Australia, and internationally.
Phaptawan chats to NAVA about living between two cultures and how she responds to, and connects to this in her work.