Wuthigrai Siriphon

Lecturer (Creative arts and writing)

Bangkok, Thailand

Biography Dr Wuthigrai Siriphon is a Lecturer in Textiles Design at Thammasat University’s Department of Textile and Fashion Design in Bangkok. He received his PhD in Textiles from the RCA in 2018. His thesis: Revealing Localised Design Practice in Thai Hand Weaving, won the 2018 Anglo-Thai Society Annual Educational Award for Excellence in the Arts. In 2019 he won a grant from the British Museum and Arcadia’s Endangered Material Knowledge Programme for his current research project: Wooden Reed Making of the Ethnic Lao Khrang in Thailand. He is currently a co-Investigator of Thai Textiles, a research project led by Dr Peter Oakley and funded by the Royal College of Art’s quality-related (QR) Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) development fund. He is also the Principal Investigator for a curriculum and learning material development for Lao-Khrang weaving, funded by the Permanent Secretary Office of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation in Thailand.

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