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susan pui san lok

susan pui san lok / susan lok pui san (1972, England) is an artist and writer based in London. Projects range across immersive installation, moving image, sound, performance, and text, evolving out of interests in archives, memory, nostalgia, amnesia, diaspora, displacement, migration, and translation.

Solo exhibitions include: seven x seven (2021, Glasgow International Festival); A COVEN A GROVE A STAND (2019, Firstsite, UK); RoCH Fans & Legends (2015, QUAD and 2016, CFCCA, UK); and Faster, Higher (2014, Montreal Arts Interculturels, CA and 2008, BFI Southbank Gallery, UK).

Group exhibitions include: Production in Plural (2021, He Xiangning Art Museum, CN); Diaspora Pavilion (2017, 57th Venice Biennale, IT); the 1st Asia Biennial and 5th Guangzhou Triennial (2015-2016); and Cities on the Move (1999, Hayward Gallery, UK).

Her artist books and multiples are: seven by seven (2021); RoCH Fans and Legends (2017); RoCH Fan (2015); Making Ways (2012); Faster, Higher (2009); Golden (Notes) (2007); and NEWS (2005).
She recently contributed texts to: Ngā Tai o te Ao: Global Tides (A Chang, C Huddleston, J Randerson eds, 2021, AUT / NYU, e-publication); special issues of the Oxford Art Journal (August 2020) and Art History (June 2021, February 2020); The Place Is Here (N Aikens and E Robles eds., 2019, Sternberg);  Deviant Practice (N Aikens ed., 2018, Van Abbemuseum, e-publication); and Contesting British Chinese Culture (A Thorpe and D Yeh eds., 2018, Palgrave Macmillan).

She is Professor in Contemporary Art and Director of the Decolonising Arts Institute at the University of the Arts London.

Circling The Archive

Didem Pekün and susan pui san lok in conversation with Nick Aikens



Rewinding Internationalism

Didem Pekün, susan pui san lok, Wendelien van Oldenborgh