SAMAK KOSEM (b.1984, Bangkok, Thailand) works in the field of anthropology. His recent research in the Deep South focuses on Muslim culture and non-human relation. Kosem uses photography and visual ethnography, as his methodologies to reflect the partial truth/fact in his field of studies. Kosem also has an interest in queer studies, focusing on homosexuality in Islam, to investigate the limitation of gender aspects, both locally and in the region. Kosem holds a Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s of Arts in cultural anthropology from Chiang Mai University. He lives and works in the Deep South of Thailand. Most of his works have been published in pocket books and academic journals.