Mahakit Mahaniranon is a Thai composer-performer who plays piano and modular synthesizer. His multifaceted practice combines performance, composition, improvisation, traditional Thai music and electroacoustic elements into an eclectic, individual musical expression.

Searching for sound incorporating acoustic elements, synthesizer and digital processes, his works reject stylistic boundaries and seek their own identity mixing ambient, minimalism, noise, free improvisation,Thai traditional, contemporary classical music and experimental electronica.

Collaborating with artists in other fields such as Contemporary Dance, Visual Arts, Film, and Poetry inspires him, but the intensity of his work and his creative process has also earned him many opportunities as a solo performer. Various ensembles have included his compositions in their repertoire, and they are being performed continuously.  


Photo by Anuwat Nakpawan

Mahakit Mahaniranon was part of the foley team for “Krut: The Himmaphan Warriors”, available on Netflix in Thailand. In 2023 he received funding and won the Best Creative Idea Prize 2023 for a performance from the Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music, Thailand. He was selected as an Artist in Residence 2023 at Elektronmusikstudion EMS, Stockholm, Sweden.

The University of the Arts Singapore (UAS)/LASALLE College of the Arts has invited Mahakit as an Artist in Residence in 2024, to continue the development of his work “Twilight Phenomena” as part of the Music Research in Singapore Symposium 2024, held at LASALLE College.

Mahakit has received sponsorship opportunities from the Office of Contemporary Art and Culture, Ministry of Culture, Thailand and Arturia music company based in Grenoble, France, among others.

During his residency Mahakit will be assisted by collaborator Isariya Bamrungphet.

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