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TITLE "Away With My Thoughts" (与思想齐逃离)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, Chinese papercut (Jian Zhi 剪紙), paper collage, teakwood frame
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2013
SIZE 103.5(W)×103.5(H)×5(D) cm | 41(W)×41(H)×2(D) inches
TECH SPECS 4×ELN-30-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.75A / OUTPUT 5V@5A)
(6+1 spare)×RGB P5 HH-P5-015
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 29 kg | 64 lb • CRATED: 55.7 kg | 122.8 lb
CRATE SIZE 114(W)×114(H)×16(D) cm | 45(W)×45(H)×6.3(D) inches
EXPOSURE "Through The Wormhole" at island6 Shanghai
SLICK 2013
CREDITS Tang Dashi 汤大师 & He Dashi 贺大师 (Chinese paper cutting 剪紙) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation) • Guan Yan 官彦 (production supervisor) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor)
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As my thoughts run away with me and I start to forget my husbands name and my daughters face I feel anger and frustration build inside me. When I do remember, I am elated that I am not lost in a world of description, metaphors and imagery. I am able to picture the now and link it to the past and fond memories like they are being painted out in front of me. Then like bright fluttering butterflies that beauty and memory fades and I find myself staring at an old vase that I know someone gave me, sometime, for some reason…. 2 Years on and those flickering butterfly memories are my saving grace, even though I still don’t know who that vase is from! [Ellie Strange]

STATUS N/A. Private Collection, USA. (via Opera Gallery Paris)
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