Born in 1964. Studied in the State Academy of Design, Karlsruhe, Germany after graduating from the fine art department, Silpakorn University, Thailand. Currently teaches sculpture at the Silpakorn Univeristy.
［Residence Program］ May 15, 2003〜Aug 17, 2003
Jakapan Vilasineekul looked around Fukuoka city and found disused manhole covers, bicycles, drums and sign poles of barbershops. By combining these found objects, he made several artworks. Also, he did workshops for elementary and junior high school students two times and made art objects for poster of “Focus on Asia 2003 – Fukuoka International Film Festival”.
Arrived in Fukuoka. Had a discussion about plans of art making and workshops for junior high school students during his residency.
Had a discussion about poster making for “Focus on Asia 2003 – Fukuoka International Film Festival” with the film festival staff.
Looked around Fukuoka city and elaborated a plan of his artwork. He began to duplicate designs of manhole covers on papers by pencil.
Decided to make installation using manhole covers, bicycles, sign poles of barbershops.
Decided to make art object for poster making of “Focus on Asia 2003 – Fukuoka International Film Festival”.
Visited a closed elementary school to find materials for his art making.
Held his workshop for 11 students of the Nakama Minami Junior High School in the Open Studio of FAAM. The participants made a relief by using flour and tried candy making.
Explained what he was going to do during his residency to the volunteer staff.
Completed his art object for the poster of the film festival.
Visited the Kyushu Hatoike Co. Ltd. to borrow used sign poles.
Revisited the closed elementary school to bring back disused drums and tiddlywinks.
Went to the Fukuoka city Chuo ward office to get manhole covers.
Went to the Fukuoka city Nishi ward office to get unclaimed illegally parked bicycles.
Visited the San-gousouko (Studio & Exhibition Space).
Appeared on a TV program, “Everyone’s Fukuoka" for publicity of the Fukuoka city government. The TV program was shot around Gion town, Hakata ward,Fukuoka city.
Joined the Meeting Caravan held in the RS75m Gallery on the outskirt of Fukuoka city.
Viewed the Hakata Gion Yamakasa Oiyama Festival in the early morning.
Held his workshop “Let’s make a work by using ordinary objects" in the AJIBI Hall. Under a theme “scenes found in Fukuoka city”, twenty-four elementary students and their parents brought daily commodities and made artworks with them.
Held “Winds of Artist in Residence 2003 Part 1” exhibition in the Artists’ Gallery of FAAM and presented a gallery talk.