By: Lauren Serino
Rirkrit Tiravanija is a contemporary artist from Argentina who is currently living in New York. Tiravanija is represented by Gavin Brown's Enterprise, and teachers at Columbia University's School of Arts. His work explores the artists' role in society and focuses primarily on living space. Tiravanija is fond of including others in his artwork, and creating art in motion. He has made an effort to incorporate people in his art since some of his earliest pieces (1990's).
Tiravanija has traveled globally to pursue his career, and has taken photographs in a long list of countries. Some of his most admired work is that of his travels to Paris and Australia, as well as many of his other installations.