Primitive installation at FACT, Liverpool
FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology)
88 Wood Street, Liverpool, L1 4DQ
23 September-29 November 2009
The Primitive installation by Apichatpong Weerasethakul has its UK premiere at FACT as part of the Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Festival. A Letter to Uncle Boonmee will also be shown in installation at FACT - also receiving its UK premiere.
Weerasethakul will be present at the festival to present Primitive and will be leading a filmmaking masterclass on 24 September.
The installation and the film are both part of the multi-platform Primitive project which focuses on a concept of remembrance and extinction set in the northeast of Thailand. Boonmee is the main character of the feature film of the project.
Primitive was commissioned by Haus der Kunst, Munich, FACT, Liverpool and Animate Projects. Produced by Illuminations Films and Kick the Machine Films.