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Cross Culture Experience

2010.05.02

First of all, I have to introduce myself, I am Machiko, half-Thai/Japanese student from Thailand. Currently, I have been studying Japanese and also working part-time at Andon. After I have been here for over a year, I would like to share my intercross-cultural experience with you through the place that I have been to.
Today`s diary, I would like to introduce SCAI The Bathhouse, which is located in Yanaka district, SCAI is contemporary art gallery that is famous for introducing Japanese`s Avant-Garde Artists as well as welcome the world`s exceptional artists to exhibit their works in Japan.
Few weeks ago, I finally went to SCAI to see the exhibition of Thai^Film-Maker, Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL, “NATIVE LAND” ..This exhibition has brought in me the attention of Thai history back in the period of Communists Era in Thailand.
I think even in Japan, young generation do not pay enough attention to the current politic or economy situation which is unfortunate, as well as Thailand. I think it was very worth to visit SCAI on that day.
If you would like to go to SCAI, please take JR Yamanote to Nippori Station, South Exit and walk through Yanaka Cementary for 6 minutes, the gallery will be on right side.
For more information on current exhibition, please go to www.scaithebathhouse.com

Machiko,

3 Responses to “Cross Culture Experience”

  1. Machiko says:

    I would like to visit more gallery….

  2. Machiko says:

    Hey Baby love your words here.. ^.^
    Keep them coming tee rak
    Yours
    Jack ^.^

  3. Jess says:

    Hi there; I stayed at Andon in 2007 and it was fantastic! Would love to come back when I visit Japan again! :D

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