Apichatpong Weerasethakul has been awarded the Artes Mundi prize. Photo: AFP

Thai film director wins prestigious UK contemporary art prize for offering ‘a powerful weapon in turbulent times’

  • Apichatpong Weerasethakul, who is a Palme d’Or-winning film director, has been awarded the Artes Mundi prize, which comes with US$52,500
  • Artes Mundi prize is a biennial competition that rewards political art from across the world
Topic |   Asian cinema

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul has been awarded the Artes Mundi prize. Photo: AFP
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