Sunrise at Ko Yao Noi

Sunrise at Ko Yao Noi

£120.00

Dimensions: 90x60x4 cm Canvas on Stretcher Frame


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Matte Surface

The matte surface of classic canvas gives the image a lively look with a soft feel.

Canvas Texture on High Quality 8 Color Print

The canvas texture elevates the naturalness the image emanates. Our photo canvases wrapped on stretcher frames use a premium print that wows with rich, luminous colors. Using a highly advanced, 8-color Inkjet printing technique, the pictures maintain their brilliance for decades. The inks are encapsulated in resin, which makes the print waterproof and smudge-proof right away

  • Large color gamut – Saturated, luminous colors resulting from 8-color print
  • Dependable coverage through multilayered printing
  • Precise reproduction – High resolution and nuanced hues for outstanding detail

Solid Wood Stretcher

The canvas print is wrapped on a high-quality stretcher frame. Reinforced corners prevent warping. This makes tightening or refitting the canvas later unnecessary. We only use spruce from sustainable forests.

  • 4 cm (1 9/16″) deep: Especially sturdy with a sculptural feel

Wrapped Edges

The borders of the image extend around the sides. The image will be wrapped around the frame and will no longer be visible from the front.

Ready to Hang

Your canvas is easy to hang from its own stretcher frame. Our artwork will arrive ready to exhibit!

  • On the wall in no time flat: Picture can be hung immediately
  • Simple mounting: 2 nails, screws or hooks will suffice

Shipped in Special Art

Our canvas is perfectly protected during transit. Made to measure and form-fitting.

Ko Yao (เกาะยาว), sometimes written Koyao, is a group of islands between Phuket and Krabi. There are two main islands, Ko Yao Noi (“Small Long Island”) and Ko Yao Yai, with Noi being the more developed of the two.

Ko Yao Noi

Ko Yao Noi remains a beautiful island, where most people still believe that the island should be preserved from human degradation. It is often described as one of the last islands in the region to not be overly developed.

Ko Yao Yai is also a natural beauty, remaining the least developed of the two islands. Ko Yao Yai is significantly larger than Ko Yao Noi due to a lack of (basic) infrastructure in some areas of the island.

Sea Gypsies (Moken people) were inhabiting the Bay before anybody else, except maybe other nomadic people like forest hunters and collectors (Sakai, Negritos). The 3,500 or so inhabitants of Koh Yao Noi are thought to be recent migrants from the Malay Peninsula (Satun, Trang).

The Mon population, linguistically and culturally belonging to the Khmer ethnolinguistic group, settled in peninsular Thailand millennia ago, ruling maritime states like the one of Ligor (Nakhon Si Thammarat). They blended continuously with Southern migrants from Malaysia and with Northern rulers (Thai), over centuries of commercial exchanges and political conflicts. Most probably the Mon stock remains prevalent for most of the people living nowadays in Southern Thailand, including people of Koh Yao.

Numerous cave paintings hidden in the many islands of the bay, extending from 2000 years ago to last century, attest the influence of distinct communities in the emergence of a mixed origin population, living now in the provinces of Phang Nga, Phuket, Krabi and Satun.

The most recent migrations (17th-18th century) from Satun and Trang to Ko Yao Yai and Koh Yao Noi is attested by the fact that the particular dialect spoken on the island still bear obvious Malaysian lexical traces, particularly regarding toponyms and vernacular names of the flora species.

The main industries on the island are fishing and rubber planting. A little rice farming and some fruit, palm and coconut plantations are evident. Boat building and farming techniques here have been passed from father to son and, while some of the youngsters leave Ko Yao to seek the bright lights of Phuket, most return to their tight knit community.

Sunrise at Ko Yao Noi
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Dimensions 90 × 60 × 4 cm
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