bangkok: 10795 days of bummer

© wasted rita 

portuguese artist rita gomes a.k.a. wasted rita [1988] not only has a provocative streak, but also a brutally honest way with words, laying bare her thoughts on colourful paper for the whole world to see. these scribbles reflect a variety of observations of the absurdities of life, sometimes angry, and always brutally honest. opening on sat – oct 7 [7pm] at wtf gallery in bangkok is 10795 days of bummer, an exhibition which sheds light on her textual musings. the show is held in collab with the portuguese cultural centre, and although the artist has consistently experimented with different media and formats, it focuses on her work on paper  a variety of doodles of what she may or may not have been feeling at a given moment, coming at the viewer with a seemingly artless air. in all these works, the artist calls attention to the flaws and affectations of mainstream culture around her with words and images that beckon the viewer to enjoy the liberating power of a bloody good laugh. location: wtf gallery, 7 sukhumvit soi 51 [sukhumvit].

© wasted rita