New York-based contemporary artist Korakrit “Krit” Arunanondchai is a fixture on the international contemporary art scene. His work has transcended borders and is coveted by international private collectors and public institutions alike. His first series of work, a trilogy that activates all senses, has toured the world with his denim fire body paintings, Manchester United-clad mannequins, videos featuring his crew of “Bangkok Boys” in denim, and his spectacular performances that see him onstage, rapping with his twin brother Korapat (often with Boychild performing an otherworldly dance). Korakrit captures his generation’s obsession with the digital realm and its unity with it. The series has earned him a reputation as one of the most significant artists of his generation. After a solo show at MoMA PS1 in early 2015, shows at Paris Palais de Tokyo and the UCCA in China followed. 2016 was an impressive year for the artist, seeing him travel around the world: to Hong Kong, where he collaborated with fellow artist Oscar Murrillo at Art Basel; to Bangkok for his solo show and performance at Bangkok CityCity Gallery and the Jim Thompson Art Center; to Cornell, where he had a show with his mentor and teacher Rirkrit Tiravanija; and to Berlin, with a prolific art boat at the Berlin Biennale. Korakrit has been unstoppable. His solo show back in New York at his gallery C-L-E-A-R-I-N-G opened this March to critical acclaim. It is a new series, a new beginning, as the golden-haired boy has chopped of his mane of dreads. We absolutely cannot wait to see what is next.