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Suki Chan’s films are notable for their dream-like aesthetic.

film still from Interval II by Suki Chan

Threaded through her work is an elegiac tracking of the footprints of human narrative, the fables and relics embedded in time and place.

Lesson / Koan : Elsewhere, Nowhere & Somewhere are places too.

“The aesthetics are intended to seduce. I want to transport the viewer to an elsewhere, one step removed from real life…” – Suki Chan

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Suki Chan shifts between the micro and the macro of scales, she draws the viewer into a cinematic ‘elsewhere’.

Her two major film pieces, Interval II and Sleep Walk Sleep Talk, explore our physical and psychological experience of place. Interval II juxtaposes a ruined pier in Northwest England with a roundhouse in Southwest China, while Sleep Walk Sleep Talk probes the psycho-geography of London.



Suki Chan was born in Hong Kong and lives and works in London. She graduated from Goldsmiths in 1999 and completed an MA in Fine Art at Chelsea School of Art in 2008.

A Place on Earth by Suki Chan

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