Sunny Leerasanthanah

SELECTED PROJECTS:
Wuthichai (Exit Interview)
Mom’s Magnets
Homes Against Tides
Towards Tenderness
Carry Me Home
Rehearsal Residency Workshop
We Are Here Book Commission
Video & Film
Writing

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︎ News ︎

︎︎︎2022 May | Announced as resident of the 2022 Fire Island Artist Residency

︎︎︎2022 May | Works available at Queer | Art’s Digital Book & Print Fair ︎

︎︎︎2021 July | Awarded the Queens Council on the Arts’ 2021 New Work Grant for Wuthichai (Exit Interview)



Wuthichai (Exit Interview)

Wuthichai (Exit Interview)

2021
Two-channel HD video installation with mixed media including watch, journals, video camcorder and tape, medicine bag, pills, pill splitter, incentive spirometer, wallet, ID cards, glasses and case, shoes, shirts, pants, shorts, hangers. Dimensions variable.
Video portion is 48 min on loop.

Commissioned by SculptureCenter; exhibited at SculptureCenter’s 2021 In Practice show, You may go, but this will bring you back (March-August 2021)

Awarded the 2021 Queens Council on the Arts’ New Work Grant.

INSTALLATION EXCERPT: vimeo.com/535311796
EXHIBITION CATALOG: Link
EXHIBITION PRESS RELEASE: Link 

Description: Thai-speaking actors, who were casted via online community forums for Thai immigrants in New York City, role-play and improvise dialogue as Sunny’s deceased father.





Above: Video installation images




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