Nattapol (Joe) Suphawong is an interactive media artist/designer/lecturer. His education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture (Magna Cum Laude) from Assumption University, Thailand and a Master’s Degree in Design & Technology (Valedictorian 2006) from Parsons The New School for Design, New York.
Trained in architecture, new media art, and interaction design; Joe’s recent projects represent an evolution of his interests in public space, interactive art installation, and tangible media as a means to create responsive/playful environments. He is currently teaching architecture and interactive media design at Assumption University and ChulalongkornUniversity, Thailand.
Apart from his academic lectures around Bangkok, he is also setting up int2studio: a multidisciplinary design firm specializing in interaction design.
May 2002 – Present
Full-Time Lecturer: Assumption University, Thailand.
2007 – Present
Part-Time Lecturer: Thammasat University, Thailand.
Thesis advisor/External Committee: Thammasat University, Thailand.
May- Oct. 2009
Part-Time Lecturer: Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.
Consultant on Social Network, The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
2008 – Present
Design & Technology Consultant/Interactive Media Artist: Int2 Co.,Ltd.
2003 – Present
Interactive Designer & Technology Consultant: b | u | g studio.
2008 – 2009
Multimedia Translator (Guru): Tiger Translate, Thailand.
2005 – July 2006
Interaction Designer/Flash Programmer: Parsons Institute for Information Mapping, New York, USA.
Graphic Designer: ELE Everyday Life Elements Co., Ltd.
Architect Apprentice: Kp2 Studio.
Article and Publication:
Mix Magazine (May 2011)
Computer Arts Thailand (Volume 08 December 2009)
BrandAge Magazine (Volume 10/10 2009)
Creative Thailand (No. 2)
Chimney Magazine Issue 24.
Interviewed by Channel V Thailand, Variety One Live.
Short Scoop by Thai PBS.
Interviewed by mrthaijob.com
Daily XPress newspaper.
April 27, 2008
The Krungthep Turakij newspaper.
Di-Chan Magazine # 743.
January 27, 2008
The Krungthep Turakij newspaper.
Display Egazine #3
March 23, 2011
Invited Artist for Thai-U.S. Creative Partnership, The US Ambassador’s residence, Bangkok
One of 100 Creative People selected by Polysaeng 100, TCDC
January 13, 2011
Parsons’ Dean Morrish meets Young Thai Architects/Designers
October 14, 2010
Digital Sign Asia 2010: “Future of Digital Media for Graphic Designer”, Impact Arena, Thailand.
September 22, 2010
“Make It Real” Artist’s Talk at Rangsit University.
September 2, 2010
Talk on The Social Media, The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
July 7, 2010
Artist’s Talk on Max/MSP/JITTER, SOL Gallery, Bangkok
March 19, 2010
Talk, ‘Kiss Club: A Seminar by Multimedia Design Program, Silpakorn University International College.
March 10, 2010
Talk on ‘Social Network’, the Department of Internal Trade.
Guest Speaker MCOT.NET radio program, FM 100.5
November 25, 2009
Artist’s Talk, WP Creation, Bangkok, Thailand
November 12, 2009
Talk, TCEB+MCOT’s New Media Forum, Intercontinental Hotel
July 30, 2009
Artist’s Talk + Jitter Workshop, SOL Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
July 25, 2009
Designer’s Talk, KMITL’s Thesis Exhibition, CTW, Bangkok, Thailand
April 24, 2009
Artist’s Talk, Multimedia Program, Silpakorn University
October 5, 2008
Ploysaeng festival #1, TCDC, Bangkok, Thailand.
February 2, 2008
Artist’s Talk, Silpakorn University, Thailand.
October 8-16, 2007
Creative Number Workshop, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand.
February 28, 2007
Interactivity & Computation, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand.
February 24, 2007
Interactive Installation, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
January 26, 2007
Interactive Exhibition, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand.
October 4, 2006
Interaction Design and Technology, Computer Lab, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand.
August 28, 2006
Interaction Design and Technology, Seminar Room, Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand.
April 3, 2006
Physical and Network Interfaces, Max/MSP class, Parsons The New School for Design, NY, USA.
November 4, 2005
Artist’s Talk, Foundation Class, Parsons The New School for Design, NY, USA.
March 26, 2011
Visual and Interactive lighting for Bruce Gaston’s Fongnaam performance at Kitaro concert, Silverlake Pattya
March 23, 2011
Digital Graffiti for Thai-U.S. Creative Partnership, The US Ambassador’s residence, Bangkok
Absolute Assumption Exhibition, Assumption University
Bright Brain Exhibition, Bangkok Art and Cultural Center
BCC Inspiration Hall, Bangkok Christian College, Bangkok
Spirits Exhibition, TCDC
Interactive Promotion Counter for Estee Lauer, Bangkok
November 13, 2009
The New E-Class Multimedia Wall, Central Chidlom, Bangkok
November 11, 2009
Torch Paint at 75 FLR, Baiyok Sky Hotel, Bangkok
October 12, 2009
BUG exhibition at BIG/BIH Design Forum, Impact Arena, Bangkok
October 9, 2009
Cheeze Interactive Wall, Cheez’s 5th anniversary, Central World, Bangkok
September 27, 2009
Jump 2.2 at Arte’s Weekend #3, Ekamai, Bangkok
September 7, 2009
Twhispering at Ploysaeng 4, TCDC
April 30, 2009
Edition Bangkok Festival, Central World
Interactive system for SCG home solution exhibition at ASA 2009
Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive at Bangkok Motor Show 2009
February 21, 2009
Tiger Translate Finale, Thailand.
December 2, 2008
Energy Transmission, Tiger Gallery, Thailand.
November 27, 2008
Scanning (to the surgery room) @ TCDC’s Perishable Beauty Exhibition, TCDC, Thailand.
Smile Mirror+Bee-I Floor, Digiterior, Central Changwattana, Thailand.
Tiger Snapper, Tiger Gallery, Thailand.
November 1, 2008
Experimental Legacy: an audiovisual performance at Tiger Translate, TOY, RCA, Thailand.
November 1, 2008
Jump v.2: Tiger Translate, TOY, RCA, Thailand.
October 25-26, 2008
Fanworks + Torch Paint, Ploy-Saeng Market, TCDC, Bangkok, Thailand.
October 19, 2008
Don’t Get Lost in Heaven, Bangkok Design Festival at Parc Paragon, Thailand.
October 17, 2008
Let’s Pray, Ploy-Saeng Festival, TCDC, Bangkok, Thailand.
September 19, 2008
bangMe @ the bang gang party, 808, RCA, Thailand.
September 1, 2008
Mega Project’s IR button, TOT Pavilion, TU Telecom Asia 2008 at Impact Arena, Bangkok, Thailand.
August 23, 2008
so:on Ragged Glory Concert, Bangkok Square, Jatujak Rama3, Bangkok, Thailand.
July 10, 2008
Interactive Walkway for Krieger event, Hamilton Scotts, Singapore.
June 2008 – 2009
Panasonic Mega Billboard (Lighting system), Central World’s facade, Thailand.
April 17, 2008
Moving Wallpaper, Tiesto’s event in Bangkok, The River, Thailand.
March 26, 2008
Ticket to 90’s Party “Make Me Nuts#3”, Hippie de Bar, Bangkok, Thailand.
February 16, 2008
Digitalized the Party, 808, RCA, Thailand.
February 9, 2008
Passion Skyline @ Tiger Translate 2007, Lumpini Night Bazaar, Bangkok, Thailand.
January 3, 2008
Pause & Play .. Play & Pause, The Queen’s Gallery, Thailand.
December 21, 2007
Interactive Wall for the Make Me Nuts’ Backyard Party, Hippie de Bar, Kaw-Sarn Road, Bangkok, Thailand.
March 24-25, 2007
Interactive Soundscape, Central World presents Melody of Life 2007 , Bangkok, Thailand.
The Mascot, Fat Festival 2006, Challenger Hall IMPACT Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok, Thailand.
May 23 – June 2, 2006
Ahh…@Peer Gallery, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Peer Gallery, New York, NY , USA.
February 22-28, 2006
Ahh…@Felissimo, Tune in. Turn on. Drop by., Felissimo Design House, New York, USA.
Presence, DT lobby, 10 th floor, 2 West 13 th Street, New York, NY , USA.
December 8, 2004
Jump! Times Square, Broadway and 43 rd Street, New York, NY , USA.
New Media Art, Architecture, Technology, Social Network, Visual Artist, Photography