Angela Su
  • Angela Su 'The Magnificent Levitation Act of Lauren O' 2022.

  • Angela Su, 'The Magnificent Levitation Act of Lauren O', 2022.

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Angela Su

The Magnificent Levitation Act of Lauren O

20 April–27 June 202420 Apr–27 Jun 2024

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Angela Su is a Hong Kong-based artist. Her video The Magnificent Levitation Act of Lauren O (2022) tells the story of Lauren O, a mysterious circus performer drawn to levitation practices. It tracks O from being an anarchist vaudeville performer to her involvement with the anti-Vietnam War protesters who attempted to levitate the Pentagon in 1967, linking the perils of flight to explorations of the recesses of the mind.  

Artist Bio

Angela Su is a Hong Kong-based artist known for her biomorphic drawings, fictional fims, and hair embroideries. A trained biochemist, her work explores the imagery of the body through metamorphosis, hybridity, and transformation. Su has exhibited at Tai Kwun in Hong Kong; Levyhalli, Helsinki; Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo,  Mexico; and the Drawing Center, New York; as well as in the 2010 Biennale of Sydney. She represented Hong Kong in the Venice Biennale in 2022.