Maitree Siriboon, born in 1983, lives and works in Ubon Ratchatani and Bangkok, is one of the best known Thai artists of his generation.
After completing his bachelor's degree at Silpakorn University, Maitree caused a sensation with his photo series "Isan Boy Dream" and "Isan Boy Soi 4" and quickly became well-known. His pictures literally went around the world and could be seen on almost every continent, in numerous exhibitions. Maitree also attracted attention with his beautiful, large-scale mosaic collages, installations and performances. In the course of his young career, he participated in biennials and triennials and received numerous national awards, including the prestigious Bangkok Bank Art Award in 2006. At this year's Bangkok Biennale, Maitree is represented with a large mosaiced sculpture of a water buffalo.