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Jerome Ming's Bangkok Random.

Anatomy of a changing city

Photographer and artist Jerome Ming captures a city in flux with a bizzard of images of complex, populous spaces in "Bangkok Random" at the Kathmandu Photo Gallery from August 11 to September 28.

Part documentary, part journal, the exhibition spans the four years of the Franco-Briton's stay in Thailand. It extends his experimentation with colour and form from 2004's "Babylon Luxuri", a series on Beijing. Ming now lives in Hanoi.

The gallery, at 87 Pan Road near the Indian temple off Silom Road, is open daily except Monday from 11am to 7pm.

Call (02) 234 6700 or visit Kathmandu-bkk.com.

Time among the Burmese

Politics and tourism usually overshadow all consideration of the average Burmese and his daily life. It is these ordinary lives that photographer Htien Win has made his subject for the past 12 years, and his show "The Lives of Ordinary People" is at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand until July 31.

The club is atop the Maneeya Centre on Bangkok's Ploenchit Road, and is open Monday to Friday from 10am to 11pm.

Call (02) 652 0580 or visit FCCThai.com.

Asian treasures on auction

Bangkok's Riverside Auction House is celebrating its 22nd anniversary by selling some 250 rare and exquisite items on August 4 starting at 1pm. Bidders can view the auction lots daily from 11 am to 6pm.

The magnificent Eastern treasures include fine blue and white, monochrome and polychrome ceramics and porcelains, Khmer pottery and bronze, Southeast Asian silver objets d'art and ornaments, wood carvings and paintings, as well as fashionable contemporary jewellery in gold and whitegold settings.

Call (02) 237 00778, extension 459 or 461, or visit RiverCity.co.th.

Life's 'Metamorphosis' at the PSG

Chantima Ongsurat presents drawings and paintings in "Metamorphosis" at Silpakorn University's PSG Gallery from August 23 to September 6.

Forty paintings in chalk, watercolour and oil reflect the cycle of life.

The gallery is open daily from 10am to 7pm.

Call (02) 221 0820.

Gorillas in love

Thavorn Phansa's debut show "Love Lost in Lamentation" is at Art Gorillas Art Gallery until August 15.

His paintings depict his attitudes toward love and relationships through various symbols of space and time.

The gallery, the second floor of Lido Multiplex, Siam Square Soi 3, is open Tuesday to Sunday, from noon to 8pm.

Call (089) 119 9596 or visit MySpace.com/artgorillas.

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