With the massive appeal and popularity of Star Wars, one could almost believe it was a religion. Fans have flocked to movie openings for decades, adorning the symbols and clothes of their passion, while spending hours studying each and every detail of the movie’s storied history. Now Bangkok based illustrator Chawakarn Kongprasert has taken that concept to the limit, creating late medieval-like religious imagery using the characters from the film itself. [Read more...]
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Have you ever seen a movie? Yes, we all have. But have you ever seen a movie while floating on the water? Probably not. If you happen to find yourself on Kudu Island in Thailand however, this fantasy could be made a reality. [Read more...]
This weekend was the Yee Peng Floating Lantern Ceremony in northern Thailand, an event celebrating the Buddha. During the festivities, chanting monks and devotees release hundreds of white paper lanterns into the air, creating a magical, reverent atmosphere looking like a starry, jellyfish-filled sea. [Read more...]