Nitcha Tothong and Kengchakaj Kengkarnka

elekhlekha is a Bangkok-born collaborative artist consisting of NitchaTothong–ณิชชาโตทอง and Kengchakaj–เก่งฉกาจ practice focusing on research that examines and decodes past histories using code, algorithm, multimedia, and technology to experiment, explore, and define decolonized possibilities.

elekhlekha has performed in small communities and larger institutional spaces, including the Barbican Centre, London; Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC; CultureHub, New York; Wonderfruit Festival, Pattaya; Harvestworks(as a part of LiveCode.NYC), New York; The Jazz Gallery, New York and more. In 2022, they were awarded The Lumen Prize Gold Award—the Gold Award for their project, Jitr (จิตร), a performative audio-visual that utilizes historical research, Southeast Asian sound cultures, and live coding tools to reconcile Southeast Asia's shared heritage.