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Nocturnal fabulations: Ecology, vitality and opacity in the cinema of Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Bordeleau, Érik; Pape, Toni; Rose-Antoinette, Ronald; Szymanski, Adam
Nocturnal Fabulations is an essay in intercessing. This is not a book that is simply ‘about’ Apichatpong Weerasethakul, though it does engage his work in detail. It is a book that deeply questions what else might be at stake in setting up the conditions for collaboration across two genres: cinema and writing.This collective project is animated by a shared curiosity in the pragmatics of fabulation and its speculative gesture of bringing forth a people to come. In an encounter with Apichatpong’s cinematic dreamscape, the concepts of ecology, vitality and opacity emerge to articulate an ethos of fabulation that deframes experience, recomposes subjectivity and unfixes time.
Keyword(s): Apichatpong Weerasethakul; Cinema; Writing; Pragmatics of fabulation; Ecology; Vitality; Opacity; Experience; Subjectivity; Time
Publication Date:
2017
Type: Book
Peer-Reviewed: Yes
Language(s): English
Institution: University College Cork
Citation(s): Bordeleau, É., Pape, T., Rose-Antoinette, R. and Szymanski, A. (2017). Nocturnal Fabulations: Ecology, Vitality and Opacity in the Cinema of Apichatpong Weerasethakul. London: Open Humanities Press. DOI: 10.26530/oapen_630752
Publisher(s): Open Humanities Press
File Format(s): application/pdf
Related Link(s): https://openhumanitiespress.org/
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