Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Luminous Shadows: Selected Installations & Film Retrospective

Opening of the exhibition. "Luminous Shadows" is Thai filmmaker and artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s first solo exhibition in the Baltic States. Thi...

Opening of the exhibition. "Luminous Shadows" is Thai filmmaker and artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s first solo exhibition in the Baltic States. This exhibition is part of a larger project ‘Luminous Shadows: Selected Installations & Film Retrospective of Apichatpong Weerasethakul’.

In the artist’s own words, the project ‘reveals different memories of light. Some of the works are an investigation of my home-region of Isan in northeastern Thailand. Some are dreams. Some are simply looking. But all of them are personal.’ His films and video installations form a multi-layered universe where characters and themes travel from one work to another. The exhibition in the Contemporary Art Centre (CAC’s) Great Hall presents video works and installations the artist has created over the last fifteen years.

Apichatpong Weerasethakul (b. 1970 in Bangkok, currently lives and works in Chiang Mai, Thailand) has been making films and videos since the early 1990s. Working independently of the Thai co...