British Artist Creates Submersible Wheelchair She Can Pilot Underwater

In this dream-like video, British artist Susan Austin pilots her specially modified wheelchair underwater. Austin, a wheelchair user since 1996, modified the wheelchair for underwater use with dive thrusters, control surfaces, and flotation. The wheelchair is part of Austin’s ongoing Freewheeling project, which focuses on the intersection of art and disability. Austin and her wheelchair will be featured in a series of video and live performance events in the UK, August 29 through September 9.

Underwater wheelchair by Susan Austin

via BBC News

E.D.W. Lynch
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