A film by Savinder Bual
Commissioned by Animate Projects and PEER. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England


Taking the earliest flipbooks as her starting point, Bual uses the image of a single bird wing on each page of a notebook and a hand held fan to move and activate the image. Developing ideas found within her practice of using lo-fi and everyday objects to create movement, in Wing, Bual highlights the tension between the materiality and tangibility of a book and the relative immateriality and intangibility of video.

Technical Details

Images of identical wings are placed on each page of a notebook. Each wing is placed in exactly the same position on the page. A hand-held fan is used to power this 'paper cinema' giving it a handmade, organic quality.