Wit Pimkanchanapong

Artist, Bangkok, Thailand

Wit is the founder of the Audax Randonneurs community in Thailand, one of the biggest global networks of long distance cycling. Through his non-profit, Audax Randonneurs, he has worked in collaboration with existing local organizations on environmental and cultural issues. He works in many different types of media and started out his career as a comedy stage performer, then shifting to stage lighting and scenery design in the early 2000s. From 2005 to 2015, his work gradually moved from screen-based to tangible mediums including site-specific installation, soft-architecture, kinetic sculpture, and robotics. Since 2012, Wit has focused on environmental issues after a three-year workshop related to the Tohoku, Japan earthquake. Wit holds a bachelor's degree from the Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok and earned his M.A. in visual communication from Kent Institute of Art and Design, Maidstone, UK in 2000.