Black Village in Chiang Rai

Black Village (Baan Dam) in Chiang Rai

Black Village is created by a Thai artist, probably Thailand’s most accomplished and respected artists, Thawan Duchanee.  He has built 25 northern-style buildings in a beautiful park of 40 acres.

Thawan Duchanee studied in College and University in Bangkok for then years and then five years inRijks Akademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam. He had exhibitions in Bangkok, Paris, Amsterdam, Honolulu and many other cities. 

He did a lot of travels to study art and culture in for example Nepal, Greece, Egypt, Italy, Tibet, India and Indonesia.