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TITLE "Jolly Jumper" (跳绳真痛快)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, Chinese papercut (Jian Zhi 剪紙), paper collage, stainless steel frame
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2011
SIZE 114(W)×114(H)×9(D) cm | 45(W)×45(H)×3.5(D) inches
TECH SPECS 1×MWLPV20-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT 5V@3A)
2×MW LPV-60-5 (INPUT 100-240V AC /1.2A 50/60 HZ - OUTPUT 5V/8.0A)
(3+1 spare)×RGB P5 HF-P5-013
WEIGHT

UNCRATED: 51.7 kg | 114 lb • CRATED: 79 kg | 174.2 lb

CRATE SIZE

124(W)×124(H)×20(D) cm | 48.8(W)×48.8(H)×7.9(D) inches

EXPOSURE "Far Beyond the Firewall" at island6 Shanghai
"Goddamned Shanghai" at island6 Shanghai
Art Stage Singapore 2012 with Art Seasons Gallery (Singapore)
CREDITS Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (performance & Chinese laser papercut Jian Zhi 剪紙) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Katharina Droste (video)
BLURB

Okay, I just cannot stop jumping; it’s as if my life depended on it, just keep jumping, keep smiling, forgetting about it all, just enjoying the moment, the bee’s humming, the sunny weather, the shadow of this nice little tree, what was its name again, hey, I like the way you look at me, don’t stop, it gives me power, it prevents me from giving up, feeling your look on me is almost like eating a high protein bar, I just hope this rope is as tough as I am, I bought it in that huge mall on Huaihai Lu so it should be good quality, wasn’t exactly cheap at least, well, we’ll see, and until then I just keep jumping, and smilling, and loving. Okay, I am your jolly jumper, I am giving it all, for you, forever. [Katharina Droste]

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