June 22, 2024


Day With badminton

art and badminton combine to help ex-prisoners

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A new chance: Badminton Association of Thailand President KhunyingPatama Leeswadtrakul, centre, poses with Thailand Institute of Justice executive director Phiset Sa-ardyen, third from right, and the Thai national female badminton players together with ex-prisoner artists.
A new opportunity: Badminton Association of Thailand President KhunyingPatama Leeswadtrakul, centre, poses with Thailand Institute of Justice government director Phiset Sa-ardyen, third from ideal, and the Thai national female badminton players alongside one another with ex-prisoner artists.

The Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ) has teamed up with the Badminton Affiliation of Thailand (BAT) to organise an artwork exhibition aimed at supporting ex-prisoners in their return to modern society.

The “Elegance of Chance” exhibition functions watercolour paintings influenced by prisoners’ tales and the value of giving social-reintegration chances to people who have produced errors in lifestyle.

The tales were being shared by way of productions from artists in numerous media which includes pictures and street artwork. Artists also relevant the incarceration encounter beneath the concept of “Prospects and Sports”.

prospect beckons: KhunyingPatama, left, presents a portray selection to Mr Phiset.

The exhibition is remaining held in front of the Influence Arena stadium and is open in the course of the Complete Energies BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2022 on May perhaps 8-15 and Toyota Gazoo Racing Thailand Open up 2022 on May well 17-22.

The exhibition was initiated by BAT president KhunyingPatama Leeswadtrakul, who is also a member of the TIJ board.

KhunyingPatama claimed the association had cooperated with the TIJ to give prisoners the possibility to begin a new daily life and present an exhibition that signifies the backgrounds of people who had earlier made faults.

KhunyingPatama, who is also a member of the Global Olympic Committee (IOC) and vice president of Badminton World Federation (BWF), claimed the exhibition task was proposed to the BWF and the federation agreed, allowing the exhibition to be offered amid international tournaments with intention the job will deliver added benefits to culture outdoors of any industrial functions.

“The association stands in aid of people offering social-reintegration alternatives by featuring activity as an substitute choice for folks who beforehand built a blunder,” explained KhunyingPatama.

Chontit Chuenurah, director of the TIJ’s Business for the Bangkok Principles and Treatment method of Offenders, claimed the exhibition was formerly organised at Chulalongkorn University Centenary Park.

There, it presented the qualifications stories of ex-convicts who struggled to start off new lives in society.

hey, that is us: The countrywide Thai woman badminton staff search at portraits of on their own just before they went on screen at the ‘Beauty of Opportunity’ exhibition at Effect Muang Thong Thani.

The tales were advised as a result of paintings drawn by many artists including Anuchit Khamnoi, proprietor of the “Kiwtum” Fb site, and road artist Norarat Thawin-anan, alias “Abi”.

For occasion, the Hourglass painting, drawn by Abi, was impressed by prisoners’ handwritten letters in which they mirrored on their life in jail whilst awaiting freedom.

Aside from paintings, photographs by PPTV documentary photographer Somsak Netthong stick to the lives of a former prison inmate.

“We see that sports activities are crucial for our physique and mental condition and can make beneficial problems for prisoners to transfer on,” said Ms Chontit.

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