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1st Asia Biennial and 5th Guangzhou Triennial

lok, susan pui san (2015) 1st Asia Biennial and 5th Guangzhou Triennial. [Show/Exhibition]

Type of Research: Show/Exhibition
Creators: lok, susan pui san

Untitled (Ballroom), 2015, shimmer curtain, lighting filter

Golden Hour, 2006, audio, 57′ 24″ (looped)

Songs I-V, 2005-15, audio, various durations

The works exhibited were re-staged at Diaspora Pavilion, Palazzo Pisani Santa Marina, Venice, 13 May – 27 November 201, and Diaspora Pavilion, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, UK, 10 Feb – 29 April 2018. Earlier versions of the work were presented in 'Golden' and 'Golden (Lessons)' two solo exhibitions at Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester and Beaconsfield Contemporary Art, London, in 2006.

Golden (2005-present) is an ongoing project comprising a series of works across video, installation, sound, performance, text, and improvised participatory live events. The project seeks to explore nostalgia, aspiration, and possibilities for a critical aesthetics and poetics of place in diaspora. Works (listed as individual Art/Design items) include: Vistas (2005, video triptych); Songs I-VI (2005-17, audio interludes); Years (2006, 2-channel video); Lessons (2006, installation and live events); Golden Hour (2006, audio and broadcast); Mobile Ballroom (2006); Mobile Chorus (2006, 2014, 2017); Golden (Notes) (2007, artist book); Untitled (Pavilion) (2017, installation); Untitled (Shower) (2017, installation); Untitled (West) (2018, installation).

Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed: diaspora, nostalgia, aspiration
Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > Chelsea College of Arts
Date: December 2015
Related Websites: https://spsl-projects.net/golden/
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Related Exhibitions: Golden, 2006, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, Diaspora Pavilion, 2017, Palazzo Pisani Santa Marina, 57th Venice Biennale, Diaspora Pavilion, 2018, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, UK
Related Publications: https://www.e-flux.com/announcements/5503/1st-asia-biennial-5th-guangzhou-triennialasia-time/, https://www.internationalcuratorsforum.org/projects/diaspora-platform/
Locations / Venues:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Guangzhou Museum of Art11 December 201510 April 2016
Material/Media: Installation, sound
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2019 16:08
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2019 16:08
Item ID: 13849
URI: https://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/13849

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