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10 April 2013

Freewheeling: Traces from a Wheelchair 'White Lines' Performance & Installation in Salisbury City Centre

In the distance Sue Austin is using her paint adapted wheelchair to create white lines which can been seen weaving across the pavement. there are assistants laying plastic in order to stop the paint from marking the road

Sue Austin used her adapted 'Paint Wheelchair' to create a performance & installation in Salisbury City Centre as part of the 'People Like You' exhibition at Salisbury Arts Centre. The white lines that where created, as representations of the joy and freedom of using the wheelchair caused a bit of a stir, and were reported in the local media and on BBC South. The lines however where only temporary as the paint was water based, and started to dissolve in the rain!