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Apichatpong wins 2008 Fine Award at Carnegie International

Apichatpong Weerasethakul was at Walker in November 2004 to present New Language from Thailand Regis Dialogue: Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Chuck Stephens. At that time Walker presented regional premieres of his films Sud pralad (Tropical Malady) and Sud Sangeha (Blissfully Yours.) Lesser known in 2004, especially outside of international cinema circles, this Thai artist has just […]

portrait of Apichatpong

Apichatpong Weerasethakul was at Walker in November 2004 to present New Language from Thailand

Regis Dialogue: Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Chuck Stephens.

At that time Walker presented regional premieres of his films Sud pralad (Tropical Malady) and Sud Sangeha (Blissfully Yours.)

Lesser known in 2004, especially outside of international cinema circles, this Thai artist has just been awarded the Fine Prize, established by the Fine Foundation, at the Carnegie International exhibition that opened last weekend at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh.

Link to info about the dialogue and Chuck Stephen’s essay printed in the Walker’s Regis brochure.

  • riya says:

    Hello, Apichatpong Weerasethakul is the foremost independent experimental filmmaker to have emerged from Thailand.He has been making films and videos since the early 90s.He is one of the few filmmakers in Thailand who have worked outside the strict Thai studio system.

  • cis bierinckx says:

    great that Joe gets the honor … I am pleased having introduced his work with the debute ‘Mysterious object at noon’, which played as I remember it well at the A Look Apart program which included as well the first films as ‘La Libertad’ by Lisandro Alonso, ”Japon’ by Carlos Reygades and ‘Le Fe del Volcan’ by Ana Poliak.

    Allow me this correction … love to get the award having introduced this unknown filmmakers at the WAC. Thanks for accepting this little correction.