A Thai pro-democracy activist flashes the three-fingered salute during an anti-government protest in Bangkok. Photo: EPA A Thai pro-democracy activist flashes the three-fingered salute during an anti-government protest in Bangkok. Photo: EPA
A Thai pro-democracy activist flashes the three-fingered salute during an anti-government protest in Bangkok. Photo: EPA

Propaganda amid the protests? Thailand’s Bangkok Art Biennale stirs debate among critics and participants

  • The event offers a place of reflection during the daily rallies, according to its artistic director, and highlights taboo-breaking work by local and international artists
  • But to some, it is helping the kingdom’s rulers maintain a pretence of normality as calls to reform the monarchy and remove the government grow louder

Topic |   Protests around the world
A Thai pro-democracy activist flashes the three-fingered salute during an anti-government protest in Bangkok. Photo: EPA A Thai pro-democracy activist flashes the three-fingered salute during an anti-government protest in Bangkok. Photo: EPA
A Thai pro-democracy activist flashes the three-fingered salute during an anti-government protest in Bangkok. Photo: EPA
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