Video Art: The Defeat of Mara


  • Supachai Areerungruang Srinakharinwirot University


Video Art, Defeat, Mara


Nowadays, social conflicts have yielded a lot of troubles for human beings’ lives, resembling an obstacle to their peaceful living. The ideology of Capitalism is introduced to societies, and consequently brings about a lot of problems. These problems are due to worldly factors, and also to human beings’ minds which are more powerful than transcendental spirits, depicting the “Mara”, an obstacle. In addition, many human beings interpret the meaning of “Mara” differently, ignoring it as a social problem. As such, this creative research aims to create the work of video art entitled “The Defeat of Mara” which is a contemporary artistic work presented in a form of “Installation”. The research method in this study is based on documents analysis. Data are accumulated by means of an in-depth study on related artistic works, video art, animation films, and performances in order to create a sample artistic work with the purpose to find out elements of visual arts for perception reinforcement based on the research objectives, and also for realizing watchers’ perception on academic and moral values of that artistic work.

Author Biography

Supachai Areerungruang, Srinakharinwirot University

Office of FOFA Research Center (12th Floor)Srinakharinwirot University114 Sukhumvit 23, Bangkok 10110, THAILAND.Email




How to Cite

Areerungruang, S. (2012). Video Art: The Defeat of Mara. Fine Arts Journal: Srinakharinwirot University, 14(2), 23–25. Retrieved from