Buddhadasa Bhiku was a revolutionary, an ascetic monk (reinterpreting the Buddhist doctrine, inspiring Thai and foreigners social and cultural activities, he founded an important community and center for study in the Surat Thani forest), but he was also a revolutionary visual artist and photographer . His proto-conceptual self-portraits are not an aware expression of art in itself, but they have been used as medium for spreading his ideas and thoughts concerning the religion and the concept of “ego”.
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