Phuttiphong Aroonpheng was born in 1976 in Thailand. After studying art at Silpakorn University, he worked as a freelance art director in the film industry until 2004. Since 2005, he has been based in New York as well and worked as a film director. Aroonpheng participated in the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum Artist in Residence Program in 2007.
［Support］ Jul 1, 2008〜Jun 30, 2009
Activities during the residency
Aroonpheng stayed in Japan with a fellowship from the Nippon Foundation. During his stay in Fukuoka, Aroonpheng completed his film "Suspended Moment" with the support from the Fukuoka-based film group. The film consists of two-part: part 1 featuring a blind old man and part 2 featuring the farewell of father and son. Fukuoka-based Butoh dancer, Harada Nobuo was featured in the film, and many local people took a part in the work, which was shot in various placed in Fukuoka.