30 Sep '16, 2am

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul envies Hong Kong. Coming from a country that was taken over by a military coup two years ago, the acclaimed contemporary artist from Thailand says the ongoing political turmoil has not only turned his country backward, but also put his countrymen’s freedom under threat. “Ghost Teen” (2009). (Apichatpong Weerasethakul) “It’s becoming a hybrid of Singapore and North Korea,” Weerasethakul said of his homeland. Weerasethakul was in Hong Kong for the Sept. 17 opening of The Serenity of Madness , a traveling exhibition and his first solo show in the city. The exhibition, which runs until Nov. 27 at the nonprofit art space Para Site, shows a glimpse of the artist’s vast body of work, from video installations to photography and sculptures that reflect his grassroots-level take on Thailand’s current political system. Weerasethakul has made award-winning fi...

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