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"I Carved a Space" by Liu Dao "Arms Racer" by Liu Dao "Ideas Declared Dead" by Liu Dao "This is a Special News Bulletin" by Liu Dao "Make Way For What" by Liu Dao "Make It Rain" by Liu Dao
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TITLE "I Carved a Space" (掘穴为居)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA LCD screen, acrylic painting, paper collage, IR sensor, 8-bit microcontroller, media player, teakwood frame, powered speakers
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2015
SIZE 103(W)×103(H)×7(D) cm | 40.5(W)×40.5(H)×2.8(D) inches
TECH SPECS • INPUT 100-240V AC • (DELL) S2440Lb LCD screen
• HD120 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×LITEON-PA-1041-71 (IN 100~240VAC@1.2A / OUTPUT 12VDC@3.33A)
WEIGHT

UNCRATED: 37.4 kg | 82.4 lb • CRATED: - kg | - lb

CRATE SIZE

-(W)×-(H)×-(D) cm | -(W)×-(H)×-(D) inches

EXPOSURE "Between Red Queens" at island6 Bund
CREDITS Jiang Jun 江军 (performance) • Ryan Nimmo (painting) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • David Poppell (sound design) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor) • Adam Hsieh 谢昕 (production supervisor)
BLURB

Please kindly step away a little bit. Even just half of a step will do. I’ve spent too long smelling other peoples’ bad breath, having their clipped nails fly onto me, getting headaches from listening to them scream on the phone and on and on. I’m sure there’s some optimum number of people the earth can support, I’m beginning to wonder how many it should. I don’t know if this can really be considered living- spending my days wedged between sad strangers. So I’ve gone and done what so many of my storybook heroes used to do: I went and carved a space out for myself. It’s not much but it’s mine, and I’d rather be thought a brute then spend another minute feeling the heartbeat of someone I don’t know on the subway. I’m still around and available to chat, but please, for the love of god, don't try to invade this little spot I've got. [Ryan Nimmo]

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island6 is a philanthropic project founded by artists and managed by devoted creative staff. The spirit & driving force behind all of island6's works and art-forward exhibitions is collaboration.
六岛是由艺术家自发创立, 由创作人员管理的公益艺术机构。其精神是为艺术家提供平台并支持各项协作项目。