Artists Creates the ‘Scar of Doi Suthep’ Replica to Install at Tha Pae Gate
CityNews – Chiang Mai artists are creating a replica of the infamous “Scar of Doi Suthep” to support the campaign for the demolishment of the buildings on the mountain.
A group of Chiang Mai artists, Firemaker Chiang Mai, who are also former students of the Faculty of Fine Arts Chiang Mai University is creating an art piece that replicates the contentious development. The campaign against the ‘Scar of Doi Suthep’ plans to install the piece at Tha Pae Gate as a reminder to the government to take down the buildings and return the area to the forest. Jakchai Prawatmuang, 43, one of the artists stated that the piece is expected to be finished by this week and will be installed by Sunday.