5 Questions: Susan Norrie
This article is from 2009.
The works in Susan Norrie’s contribution to the Edinburgh International Festival’s The Enlightenments imagine a futuristic world mummified by nuclear trauma as well as aspects of outer space. The List brings her down to earth with our prescient Q and A
Describe your contribution to The Enlightenments
Hope, self-awareness, humility, light, living in the present.
Name a visual artist who should be better known than they currently are?
Theweathergroup – an Australian collective of seven different artists.
Which shows at the Edinburgh festivals are you particularly looking forward to seeing?
Optimism, Tacita Dean’s exhibition for The Enlightenments, Jane and Louise Wilson.
Which two artists have been most influential on your work?
Ingmar Bergman and Michelangelo Antonioni.
Which one word sums up how you feel about making art?
Susan Norrie, Collective Gallery, 220 1260, until 26 Sep (not Mon), free.