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"susan pui san lok, Untitled (Everything Flows), 2011"

susan pui san lok, Untitled (Everything Flows), 2011 (R&D still)

Roderick Buchanan

Cornford & Cross

Dryden Goodwin

susan pui san lok


De La Warr Pavilion

1 July to 16 September 2012

Everything Flows is a project conceived and curated by Film and Video Umbrella. The title and overall theme refer to the heightened state of performance attained by an athlete or sports star, in which body and mind are operating in unison, at maximum impact and with optimum ‘flow’.

Everything Flows explores the distinguishing features of this elusive, temporary state, and the various biomedical perspectives that inform it, highlighted in four newly‐commissioned moving‐image artworks generated by four artist‐scientist partnerships. After a period of research and development in 2010 funded by the Wellcome Trust, and a further Large Arts Award from the Wellcome Trust’s Engaging Science grants programme, the project went into production in autumn 2011. The works will be shown together in a major exhibition at De La Warr Pavilion in summer 2012, coinciding with the Olympic Games, before gaining further national exposure. The launch exhibition will be accompanied by a programme of collateral events in Bexhill, Brighton and London, illuminating the biomedical science behind the work.

The four artist-scientist partnerships are:

Roderick Buchanan and Dr David Shearer

Cornford & Cross and Dr Richard Ramsey

Dryden Goodwin and Elsa Bradley

susan pui san lok, Dr Tali Sharot and Professor Nicky Clayton