About Graphy Animation

Founded in February 2021, Graphy Animation is a studio of Thanut Rujitanont and Siwat Visuthirungsiuri, whose works relate to the time-based medium. Thanut and Siwat have been active in promoting and expanding the culture of animation in a borderless world.

Thanut Rujitanont

Education
2023-2021 RE: ANIMA European Joint Master in Animation, Belgium-Finland-Portugal, ERASMUS MUNDUS Scholarship
2016-2013 Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts, Film and digital media at King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand

Artist in residence
2020: Project to Support Emerging Media Arts Creators, January – March, Japan
2019: Atelier de l’Enclume, August – September, Belgium
2018: Anime-Asean program, August, Japan
2018: Ciclic animation, March, France
2017: Nef animation, October, France

Grants and Awards
2018  A government grant from the Thailand Ministry of Culture
2017: NEF animation and Ciclic animation prizes in a pitch session, Short film category in MIFA, the Annecy International Film Festival, France
2016: Gold prize of Digicon6, Digicon6 Asia, Japan

Lectures, workshops, exhibitions
2022 Speaker, SPARKS: Experimentation and Expanded Animation: Exploring Artistic Possibilities, SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community
2022 Bumblebee Apocalypse, a multi-screen videos exhibition, Oodi Library, Finland
2022 Come & Play exhibition, Luca School of Art, Belgium
2021 Guest Speaker, the Faculty of Digital Art, Rangsit University, Thailand
2021  Guest Speaker, Franco – Thai Animation Film Festival, Thailand
2020  Rose Rash exhibition, Project to Emerging Media Arts Creators, Japan
2018  Guest Lecturer, Hiroshima International Animation Festival, Japan  
2018  Guest Lecturer, New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival, Japan
2018  Guest Lecturer, 32nd Image Forum Festival, Experimental Film / Video, Japan
2018  Guest Lecturer, Lumen Gallery, Japan
2016  Volunteer Teacher, Fundamental Film, at Foundation for Child Development, Thailand

Works
On-going  Director, Rose Rash, an animated short film, Graphy Animation – Stage of Post-production
On-going  Director, Lahmer, an animated short film, Graphy Animation
2022 Bumblebee Apocalypse, a multi-screen video exhibition, Oodi Library, Finland.
2016  Director, Teun, a graduation animation, Thailand
2015  Animator Assistance, Les Demoiselles d’Ovalie, Jingjok Animation Studio, Thailand

Siwat Visuthirungsiuri

Education
2023-2021 Master of Cultural Material Conservation, University of Melbourne, Australia
2019-2018 Master of Art (Art in public space )), RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
2018-2018 Language Methodology for Teacher in Community School: F 10 at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
2016 2012 Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts, Film and Digital Media at King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand

Awards
2015 WANG, an installation of public art, Silver Award, Bangkok Illumination International
Installation Lighting Festival at Benchasiri park in Bangkok, Thailand

Experiences
2020-2019 Videomaker, Connection Arts Space, a non-profit arts organization, Australia
2019-2018 Thai language teacher, Thai language school of Melbourne Inc., Australia
2019 Gallery assistant, Sight & listening Exhibition, RMIT University, Australia
2019 Gallery assistant volunteer, Galleries’ Night Bangkok 2019, Alliance Francaise Bangkok
2016 Film workshop instructor, Sri Ayudhya school, Bangkok, Thailand
2016 Volunteer children activities supporter, Neilson Hay Library, Bangkok, Thailand
2016 Volunteer teacher, Fundamental Film, at Foundation for Child Development, Thailand
2012 Actor at Ninart Studio for Theatre

Artistic works and exhibitions
2020 “Primal Colour for ButohOUT! Festival 2020”, an invited artist in a residency program, supported by Abbotsford Convent and the Australia Council for the Arts
2019 “Journey To The Third Space Performance art, RMIT MAPS Graduate Exhibition 2019
2019 “My recipe, your recipe Performance art, RMIT Gallery
2016 “Not Just A House”, Director, A Short Film
2015 “Nai Khem Jai Dee” Mime Festival, Mime Actor, Thammasat University, Celebration of Centennial of Dr. Puey Ungphakorn