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TITLE "All the Old and New Splashed Red with Blues" (那些染红了的蓝衣)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA TFT display, acrylic painting, paper collage, IR sensor, 8-bit microcontroller, media player, teakwood frame, powered speakers
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2014
SIZE 67(W)×48(H)×7(D) cm | 26.4(W)×19(H)×2.8(D) inches
TECH SPECS • 10.4" TFT LCD display with LED backlight - TKUN JT104-HDMI-TFT.LED
• HD222 media player • E3Z-D62 • Arduino Uno • HiVi S3WSE
• 1×MWLPV20-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT 5V@3A)
• 1×MWLPV20-12 (INPUT 90~264VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT12V@1.67A)
• 1×MWPLN30-20 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.45A / OUTPUT 20V@1.5A)
• 1×DJ-U48S-12 (INPUT 100~240VAC@1.0A / OUTPUT 12VDC@3.3A)
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 13.5 kg | 29.7 lb • CRATED: - kg | - lb
CRATE SIZE 77(W)×58(H)×17.5(D) cm | 30(W)×23(H)×7(D) inches
EXPOSURE “Silk to Bitcoin” at island6 Shanghai
CREDITS Zhang Wen Zhong 张文忠 (performance) • Xu Yihan 徐义涵 (painting) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • David Poppell(soundtrack) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor)
BLURB

They’re so great and miserable you know, all these taught little chain-smokers that wore blue and built the world.  Maybe you knew or heard about some of them.  They always woke up so early and never smiled.  They sold their bags of blood and bone and muscle for dog shit and free soup.  They had principles because they never read the kinds of books that made you burn all of those off in the name of youth.  The facts are the facts I’ve heard and the fact is that we live in and on their staggered monuments of industry.  We occupy this world of walls their little brick bodies stacked to make us and we owe them as we hate them.  So say a little silent thanks when you’re spitting on a sidewalk. [Ryan Nimmo]

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