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"Deep Red Dreams" by Liu Dao "Belle of the Ball" by Liu Dao "Dignity of the Fuel" by Liu Dao "I hadn’t really noticed" by Liu Dao "Migration" by Liu Dao "Never Said Stop" by Liu Dao
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TITLE "Deep Red Dreams" (深红的梦)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, acrylic painting, paper collage, teakwood frame
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2015
SIZE
103.5
103.5
5
TECH SPECS • SLC SD Card (updated in 2017)
• 3×ELN-30-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.75A / OUTPUT 5V@5A)
• (3+1 spare)×RGB PH5-RGBV1-16S-S3528-DQ
WEIGHT
26.8
48.7
CRATE SIZE
114.5
114.5
16
EXPOSURE "On Doing Laundry" at island6 Shanghai
CREDITS Katrina Louy 卡萨琳娜 (performance) • Jin Yun 金云 (painting) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor) • Adam Hsieh 谢昕 (production supervisor) • Mark Mehanni (casting)
BLURB

Well here it is as straight as I can give it: I’ve been contemplating murder. In my daydreams and while I sleep twitching like a worn out dog at the thought of strangling, stabbing shooting, cutting. The real problem is I can’t decide on whom. It’s not that I can’t find a suitable person…quite the contrary actually, there are too many candidates. I want to kill them all in a sea of red but I’m worried at how quickly I’d get caught, and of course the incredible mess it’d make. I’ve narrowed it to a short list splotched with ex lovers, liars and ex business partners. I’m just waiting for one to present themselves worthier than all the others. And like the unfortunate first rodent in whack a mole I’ll let them feel the full force of a deep repressed red dream I’ve harbored all these years. Just hope you’re not the one I set it off to sail with. [Ryan Nimmo]

STATUS N/A. Opera Gallery 's Collection, Paris.
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