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"From Li Jien to Pan Pan" by Liu Dao
TITLE "From Li Jien to Pan Pan"
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA LCD screen, IR sensor, 8-bit microcontroller, media player
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2010
SIZE 70×120×13 cm | 27.5×47×3 inches
TECH SPECS INPUT 100-240V AC - KLV-32BX205
EXPOSURE exhibited in "Libido, Mortido"
CREDITS Anna Cho (performance) • Wang Dongma 王东马 (video animation) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Jean Le Guyader (production direction)
BLURB

Nephrite jade from the mines of the Kunlun Mountains. Tongking musk from the north of Vietnam. Clove from the Maluku Islands. The Silk Road gives you all. Like Joseph, my life has been sold to the spice merchants, only I have sold myself. I am the wheat from Edessa. I am the gold from Mali around your emperor’s neck. I am everything you could ever want, until you find yourself in the long lost Malaysian kingdom of Pan Pan, where the silk from Mawangdui makes you yearn for even more. And in spending your first night in the Hindu palace as an embassy, I caress you with my sheets, I dress you with my clothes, and provide you with visions of a woman from your home. She watches you from inside her silk veil, one treasure in another, swaying, tilting, measuring her pose, her appearance, her worth. [Pete Bradt]

STATUS N/A. Private collection, Shanghai
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