Apichatpong Weerasethakul is an internationally renowned artist and filmmaker whose works deal with memory, personal politics, and social issues. His films have garnered numerous awards, including the Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. Working outside the Thai commercial film industry, he has championed experimental and hybrid narrative filmmaking both at home and abroad. Weerasethakul’s works are in the collections of the Tate, Fondation Louis Vuitton, the Centre Pompidou, SFMOMA, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. He is a recipient of the Principal Prince Claus Award and Artes Mundi Prize.