Saipin Hamdani

Name :    Saipin Kulkanokwan Hamdani
Born in
: 1967
Contact : c/o Ali Mohamad Hamdani,
                Bonumsar, Sonwar, Srinagar,  
                J&K 190001, India

               
                e-mail : kofemoca@aol.com


Education

2002 – Foreign Casual Course in Indian Art (Printmaking), Kala-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati University, West Bengal, India
1998 – Non Award Short Course in Diaspora Films, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, England
1998 - Non Award Short Course in Experimental Film, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, England
1997 – The Examination for the First Certificate in English, University of Cambridge, England

1989 – BA in Journalism (Film Making), Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

Workshops

‘Experimental Film Making II’ conducted by Christoph Janetzko, organized by Goethe Institute, Bangkok, 1994
‘Experimental Film Making I’ conducted by Christoph Janetzko, organized by Goethe Institute, Bangkok, 1994

Work Experiences

November 2003 – June 2006: Senior writer, IMAGE magazine, Thailand
1994-1997: Free lance writer for IMAGE, ELLE, ELLE DÉCOR, City Life, Hyper, GM, EARTH2000, Thailand
1992-1994: Editorial writer of IMAGE magazine, Thailand
1990-1992: Editorial writer of Lalana magazine, Thailand

1989-1990: Free lance script writer for TV documentary programmes, Thailand

Exhibitions

A Group Show of Thai Ex-students studied at Santiniketan, at Art Gallery, Silpakorn University; January 2006, Thailand
‘Dialogue’ A Solo Show of etchings at Hemlock, on 1-31 October 2003, Bangkok, Thailand

Short Films

WIFE; 16 mm., colour, 30 min, 1995 (Official Selection at Singapore International Film Fest 1998)
03.15 AM; 16 mm., colour, 5 min, 1994
Streetside; 16 mm., B/W, 3 min, 1993
Barbwire; 16 mm., B/W, 2 min, 1992
Boonthing; 16 mm., colour, 13 min, 1992 (Official Selection at Asian Film Festival, Japan, 1993)

Behind The wall, 16 mm., colour, 5 min, 1989

Books

‘Questions Under the Tree’ a collection of writings; Circle Publishing,2004
'Kheun Dab' The Thai translation of NIGHT by Ellie Wiesel, Oh My God Publishing, 2007

Articles and Essays on Art

Thai Artists:

          Montien Boonma: Life force that never extinguished
          ‘Women’ in Portraits by Jamras Kiatkong
          Tivijit Peungkasemsomboon: ‘dmo dog’


  International Artists:

          Aeneas Wilder: The World in Empirical Association
          Yayoi Kusama: Never Ending Dots
          Exploring the Beauty in Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s Prints
          The 20th Century Masters in Prints
          What is in Andy Warhol’s Prints?
          ‘The Kiss’ in Art World
          Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Living Images
          Rodney Smith: The Surrealist Beauty

          Marimekko: Legend of Finnish Design