susan pui san lok is an artist, writer and researcher based in London. Her work ranges across moving image, installation, sound, performance and text, evolving out of interests in notions of nostalgia and aspiration, place and migration, translation and diaspora.
Solo projects include: RoCH Fans & Legends at CFCCA, Manchester (2016) and QUAD, Derby (2015); Lightness (2012), commissioned by Film & Video Umbrella (FVU) and De La Warr Pavilion for the Wellcome-funded exhibition, Everything Flows; Faster, Higher (2008), commissioned by FVU and BFI Southbank to coincide with the Beijing Olympics, with solo shows at the Gallery at Winchester Discovery Centre (2012) and MAI, Montreal (2014); DIY Ballroom/Live (2007-2008), a Cornerhouse / BBC Bigger Picture national touring commission; and Golden (2005-ongoing), an Arts Council England and AHRC-funded project, including exhibitions, residencies, a publication, live events, and commissions for Beaconsfield, London, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, and Guangdong Museum of Art (2015-2016).
Recent group exhibitions include the 1st Asia Biennial & 5th Guangzhou Triennial (2015-2016). Internationally, her work has also featured at Gallery 4a, Australia, Beijing 798 Space, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Shanghai Duolun MoMA, and SITE Sante Fe. Group shows in the UK include: 198 Gallery, Beaconsfield, Cafe Gallery Projects, Hanmi Gallery, Hayward Gallery, and SPACETriangle (all London); Cornerhouse and Holden Gallery (Manchester); De La Warr Pavilion (Bexhill), Hatton Gallery (Newcastle).
Artist books and multiples include: RoCH Fans & Legends (2016), RoCH Fan (2015), Faster, Higher (2009), Golden (Notes) (2007), and NEWS (2005).
She has been Reader/Associate Professor in Fine Art at Middlesex University since 2013, and a Co-Investigator on the AHRC research project, Black Artists and Modernism since 2015 (a collaboration between University of the Arts London and Middlesex University). In 2017, she is also in residency at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, as part of the research programme, Deviant Practice.