Tokin Teekanun

Tokin Teekanun graduated from Rangsit University with a Bachelor degree in Fine Arts. During his three years at University, his works were first shown to the public at Pranakorn Bar and Gallery followed by training as a photographer assistant at A Day Magazine. After graduation, Tokin worked as a Graphic Designer and a Photographer at various renowned magazines including Hamberger and BK Magazine. At the same time, Tokin enrolled in Film studies at Alliance Française Bangkok. He then decided to go pursue his study further and successfully completed a short course in Film and Fine Art at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design in London, United Kingdom. After graduation, Tokin worked as an Assistant Director at Phenomena Bangkok. At Phenomena, he realised that he’s not suited to be working in Film and Commercial. 

Tokin has worked in various roles. Most of his works are related to music. He began his career with his first display at SOL Space as a Conceptual Art project which included Live Music Performance at the Motion I Portion event in 2009. Afterward, Tokin directed various Music Videos for Indie artists such as Basement Tape, Chladni Chandi, Stylish Nonsense, Summer Dress, Little Fox, Selina and Sirinya. In addition, Tokin worked as a curator for an Art Exhibition called A Part of You, A Part of Me (2012) which brought together over 20 musicians and artists. Moreover, he works in offsite music video productions in a project known as The World May Never Know which has completed over 30 tapes to date. He had the opportunity to work with various Thai and International artists such as Shonen Knife(JP), Asobi Seksu(US), Yellow Fang, Srirajah Rockers, Noah's Tape(FR), Beach Fossils(US), Dirty Beaches(US), Adam Green(US), Gene Mahasmut, Death Of A Salesman. Tokin also designed the album artworks for many Indie artists and musicians. His latest work, he was invited late last year by the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) to design print media for the complete series of exhibition called Supernatural (2013). Last but not least, Tokin is a key founder of the Stone Free Music Music Festival and Keep On The Grass Folk Music Festival which has been held for 3 consecutive years. 

Today, Tokin still has passion for Art projects and enjoys his works as a Music Video director as well as organising music festivals. He plays music with his friends in a band called Triggs & The Longest Day which currently undergoes mixings and recordings and should be available by the end of this year.