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"Swinging in Vacuum" by Liu Dao
TITLE "Swinging in Vacuum" (在真空中摆动)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA TFT display, IR sensor, 8-bit microcontroller, media player, antique clock, powered speakers
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2016
SIZE
24
71
15
TECH SPECS • 10.4" TFT LCD display with LED backlight - TKUN JT104-HDMI-TFT.LED
• HD222 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×DJ-U48S-12 (INPUT 100~240VAC@1.0A / OUTPUT 12VDC@3.3A)
WEIGHT
9.7
22.9
CRATE SIZE
28.5
84
42.5
EXPOSURE “Fanatic Automatic” at island6 Main Space
CREDITS Zhang Tian Yi 张天伦 (performance) • Thomas Charvériat (video, art direction & technical guidance) • Mychaelangelo Norkus (sound design) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor) • Ryan Nimmo (video assistant)
BLURB

In 2004, video artist Christian Marclay created The Clock, a 24-hour-long video montage of scenes selected from cinema history featuring clocks. The movie disregards space, characters and any kind of synopsis. Yet, it is inevitable that the movie is going somewhere as the scenes come one after another in chronological order, helping the film itself to function as a clock. You can see hundreds of characters in action, whereas people are of secondary importance. They are nameless, hanging in vacuum, lacking any context to hold on to, while the space they exist in becomes a network of indefinable vastness. This makes passing time in its abstraction more important than we can ever experience it. The movement of time becomes the main character. And the dynamism of nothing else but the 24 hours cycle is what makes this fragmented reality so vulnerable and fragile. What if time stops? And what is left when nothing happens next? [Andras Gal]

STATUS N/A. Private collection, Sitges.
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