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Gus Cummins was the 2007 DaDaFest visual artist award winner. At DadaFest 2008 he presents a newly commissioned film as part of his work about epilepsy.

Gus Cummins is creating a variety of visual arts and media, inspired by his experience of epilepsy. The work ranges from painting to video and digital installations. Colin Hambrook asked Gus a few questions in preparation for seeing the work at DadaFest

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I'm interested in how you came to the idea of making work that comes out of your experience of epilepsy?

C-type print entitled Aura - the moments preceding a seizure.

C-type print entitled Aura - the moments preceding a seizure.

Gus Cummins is creating a variety of visual arts and media, inspired by his experience of epilepsy. The work ranges from painting to video and digital installations. Colin Hambrook asked Gus a few questions in preparation for seeing the work at DadaFest

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C-type print entitled Spike - a spike in an EEG reading of my brain activity precedes a siezure.

C-type print entitled Spike - a spike in an EEG reading of my brain activity precedes a siezure.

Gus Cummins is creating a variety of visual arts and media, inspired by his experience of epilepsy. The work ranges from painting to video and digital installations. Colin Hambrook asked Gus a few questions in preparation for seeing the work at DadaFest

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Fyodor - artists EEG trace with quote from Dostoevesky

Fyodor - artists EEG trace with quote from Dostoevesky

Gus Cummins is creating a variety of visual arts and media, inspired by his experience of epilepsy. The work ranges from painting to video and digital installations. Colin Hambrook asked Gus a few questions in preparation for seeing the work at DadaFest