About Peter Fluck
Born in 1941 in Cambridge, Peter Fluck is well known for his founding role in the legendary Spitting Image satirical puppet television comedy show.
One of the world's most successful programmes, it was broadcast between 1984 and 1996.
Now working full time as an artist, he lives in a remote part of Cornwall with his painter wife Anne - Cecile de Bruyne.
Cambridge High School for Boys,
Cambridge School of Art
POLITICAL CARTOONIST for newspaper.
CARICATURIST IN TWO AND THREE DIMENSIONS. Developed modelled plasticine figures to be photographed for publication.
LUCK & FLAW.
Partnership with Roger Law producing 3D caricature models for photographic reproduction by most major press and publishers worldwide incl. 2 classics – Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' and RL Stevenson's 'Treasure Island'.
A topical satirical TV programme co-founded with Roger Law. Designed and developed the caricature puppets.
1992 – Ongoing
MILTON Country Park, Cambridge.
Large wind-driven sculpture floating anchored on a lake.
1994 – Ongoing
COLLABORATION TO GENERATE MUSIC FROM MOVEMENT.
With Dr Tony Myatt, composer and Director of Electronic Music Studio at University of York. Developing a method based on chaos theory.
CHAOTIC MOVEMENTS Festiventu. Corsica France.
Exhibition in pavilion of electrically-powered working maquettes, some pendulum-based, and large wind-powered sculpture outside.
MOBILES with Tony Myatt.
Freestanding abstract sculpture with movements based on chaos theory. When tracked by a videocamera linked to a computer etc., these movements generate algorithmic electronic music.
Previewed at ICMC held at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
RIBA Gallery, Cambridge. Exhibition of paintings and working maquettes.
Abstract moving sculpture generating music, first exhibited at Tate St. Ives, Cornwall.
Also exhibited at Dean Clough in Halifax, Hotbath Gallery in Bath, Festiventu in Corsica, and Edinburgh Festival in Scotland, where it was awarded the Herald Angel prize for best piece of visual art at the Festival.
AEOLIA. An Outdoor wind-driven sculpture commissioned for National Trust summer exhibition at Wimpole Hall, Cambs.
SHOCK WAVES in Portsmouth. Installation and residency, with Tony Myatt, at ‘An Exploration of the Creative and Social Impacts of New Technologies and New Physics on the Arts'.
Public art commission for Sculpture Trail, Perth, Scotland. A wind-driven sculpture with lighting activated by passing trains.
Exhibited at The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh.
Festival. Sculpture installation generating music, at City Art Gallery, York. With Tony Myatt.
Sculpture design for LANDMARK piece for Eden Project, Cornwall.
RIMM. Realtime Interactive Multi Media.
International collaboration devised by Tony Myatt and funded by EU. Music, computerised graphics, and animation.
Performed Berlin Dec. 2001.
CAUSE AND EFFECT.
Leader of a collaborative weekend to launch a new visual arts project for Dorset Arts.