2-Channel Synchronised Video Installation, 12:29 minutes (looped), B&W, Silent, with live sound from the video shutters, 2016

Cast: Jenjira Pongpas Widner, Banlop Lomnoi
Production Manager: Chaisiri Jiwarangsan
Director of Photography: Chatchai Suban
1st Camera Assistant: Thanayos Roopkhajorn
Production Designer: Akekarat Homlaor
Account Administrator: Parichart Pu-arree
Production Coordinators: Sompot Chidgasornpongse, Tomo Suzuki
Post Production Studio: Whitelight, Bangkok
Production Studio: Kick the Machine Films

First installed at Saitama Triennale, Japan, September 24, 2016
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Invisibility displays Apichatpong’s continued interest in the issue of perception and memory. The installation takes a thread from his recent pieces,
Cemetery of Splendour (2015) and Fever Room (2015-2016), both of which feature the same actors. Here he takes them deeper into an imaginary world and ponders the future of shared consciousness. The videos depict a landscape where the protagonists are confined to a room, along with the viewers. With no way out they infiltrate each other’s dreams.

Invisibility mirrors the troubled state of Thailand’s politics. It proposes a decayed vision of the future where one needs to constantly evades reality. The viewing experience shifts between seeing and not-seeing, fact and fiction, space and void.