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TITLE "Forget Me Not" (勿忘我)
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(W)×103.5(H)×5(D) cm | 41(W)×41(H)×2(D) inches
TECH SPECS 3×ELN-30-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.75A / OUTPUT 5V@5A)
(4+1 spare)×RGB PH5-RGBV1-16S-S3528-DQ
WEIGHT

UNCRATED: 27.8 kg | 61.3 lb • CRATED: 49.5 kg | 109 lb

CRATE SIZE

114.5(W)×114.5(H)×15.5(D) cm | 45.1(W)×45.1(H)×6.1(D) inches

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

Everyone does it. We all leave behind little traces of ourselves wherever we go. It’s not crazy or narcissistic necessarily, just a basic human desire to be remembered. Some carve their initials into the trunks of creaking trees, others tuck a few pages of prose behind a loose brick, but I have a more practical method. I wander the alleyways of my beloved city searching for clotheslines with just the perfect amount of space left in between billowing shirts and creased slacks. I pin an article of my clothing, preferably one that has seen many hours of sweaty, robust living, right in the midst of a family’s cotton and polyester life. When a dutiful child or work-weary parent folds the sundried clothes in a wicker basket at the end of the day, my existence is there among them. I’m slowly integrated into their lives as my shirt becomes an unnoticed component of a wardrobe or my washcloth is hung over a freshly cleaned sink. Nobody knows that they are remembering me, but they are remembering still. [Kathleen McCampbell]

STATUS N/A. Opera Gallery 's Collection, Hong Kong.
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