MAIIAMContemporary Art Museum

Unfolding Kafka Festival returns to Chiang Mai for the third time at MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum for an exclusive performing art weekend of November 23-24, 2019. We are honored to present a special opening exhibition “I Am a Cage, In Search of a Bird” by Peter Welz in collaboration with the world renowned choreographer William Forsythe. This work has been shown at the Musée du Louvre and other major museums, such as the Centre Georges Pompidou, The National Art Gallery in Rome and the Museum Of Modern Art in Tokyo accompanying a retrospective of Francis Bacon.

This opening exhibition will be on from October 26 until November 22, 2019. We invite everyone from the northern region and those who wish to travel to Chiang Mai for the weekend to come live this outstanding contemporary art experience.


26 October
10:00-18:00 I Am a Cage, In Search of a Bird
Opening Exhibition & Meet the artist Peter Welz

12:00-18:00 “4Kafkaesque Film Screenings”
– 12:00 The Flat by Jan Svankmajer
– 13:00 The Trial by John Williams
– 15:00 Shinpan (The Trial) by Shuji Terayama
– 16:00 Selbstkritik eines bürgerlichen Hundes by Julian Radlmaier

23 November
19:00-20:00 Blanc ( Dance / France)

24 November
18:00-19:00 pm MOMENTUM (Dance / Germany )
19:00-20:00 pm L’Homme de Boue (Circus / France)
20:00 pm Closing Party