Rirkrit Tiravanija’s art practice deals in the ethics of social engagement and often invites viewer participation. Solo exhibitions of his work have been mounted by Reiña Sofia in Madrid (1994), Museum of Modern Art in New York (1997), Philadelphia Museum of Art (1998), Los Angeles County Museum of Art (1999), Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam (2004), and Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris (2005). Tiravanija’s work has also been included in the Venice Biennale (1993 and 1999), Whitney Biennial (1995 and 2005), Liverpool Biennial (2002 and 2004), and São Paulo Biennial (2006). His numerous awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship (1994) and the Hugo Boss Prize from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York (2004). He lives and works in New York, Berlin, and Chiang Mai.