Creating the Spectacle! is a groundbreaking series of performances by artist Sue Austin in her self-propelled underwater wheelchair. Filmed in Portland, Dorset with breathtaking footage from Egypt’s Red Sea, Sue‘s film transforms the way we see the wheelchair.
Austin aims to spark a public conversation about the nature and value of contemporary arts practice shaped by the experience of disability.
See how her story continues with in the Push Me Collection: The Journey.
For more information on the artists and full credits go to Push Me Please
Videographer (underwater footage): Norman Lomax
Music: Timo Baker, Subvertical
Produced by Sue Austin, Freewheeling with enabling and project management from Trish Wheatley.
The Push Me Collection is a series of short films about artists who are pushing themselves to reach previously unattained goals. The artists are commissioned by the Unlimited programme as part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad and will showcase their work at the Unlimited Festival.