Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook | "I'm Living", 2002. Single-channel digital video, 25 min. Courtesy Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook. | © Eakarach Prangchaikul
May Adadol Ingawanij is a moving image theorist, teacher and curator. She is writing a book titled Animistic Cinema: Moving Image Performance and Ritual in Thailand. Publications include Long Walk to Life: the Films of Lav Diaz (2015), Animism and the Performative Realist Cinema of Apichatpong Weerasethakul (2013), Glimpses of Freedom: Independent Cinema in Southeast Asia (2012), Nguyen Trinh Thi’s Essay Films (forthcoming), Image Mobility, Artistic Dispositif and Animistic Cinema. Curatorial projects include Lav Diaz Journeys at London Gallery West (2017), Attachments and Unknowns at Sa Sa Bassac, Phnom Penh (2017), Southern Collectives at BIM, Buenos Aires (2017). Ingawanij teaches at the Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media, University of Westminster.