ICON” dofu-fiction, 18min | 2023 | peru

Right before Mirko, a jungle guide, is about to leave the Amazon where he grew up, a film crew arrives to make a film in the jungle with his help.

ICON is a cyclical film that meditates on the image-making process and the question of simulacrum against the backdrop of the lush jungle, where human language dissolves into a sonic communion with nature…

made during the 2022 Apichatpong Weerasethakul Film Lab in the Amazon