Sue Austin

Multimedia, performance & installation artist

BA Show – Freewheeling, Present and Absent (2009)

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FW_present_and_absent - White lines on the ground, traces left by the wheelchair meander into the distance.

An underlying concept of this work is that of the presences and absences created by socio-cultural concepts around disability and the semiotic content associated with the objecthood of the wheelchair.

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FW_surveillance_wheelchair_installation_RLB_UoP - ‘Power’chair with surveillance cameras attached.

An underlying concept of this work is that of the presences and absences created by socio-cultural concepts around disability and the semiotic content associated with the objecthood of the wheelchair.