A discussion with filmmaker Anocha Suwichakornpong, followed by a screening of Mundane History (2009), her first feature film. A mute paraplegic son receives his caretaker. The silent visits give birth to a slow-growing intimacy. In a parallel, cosmic dimension, a star dies. Mundane History won numerous awards including the Tiger Award at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
This event takes place instead of of They breathe, the celestials. to depart (Evacuation Picnic +).
to radiate (Mundane History) is part of the three-evening series They breathe, the celestials. which emerges from Thuy-Han Nguyen-Chi’s Image List: Actions to Relate to Oneself and The World (2020), a dynamic atlas co-commissioned by Jade Barget for Nottingham Contemporary.