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"God Complex" by Liu Dao
TITLE "God Complex" (上帝复合体)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, oil painting on paper collage, teakwood frame
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2013
SIZE 103.5(W)×103.5(H)×9(D) cm | 41(W)×41(H)×3.5(D) inches
1×MWLPV20-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT 5V@3A)
(8+1 spare)×RGB P5 HD-P5-021
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 31.5 kg | 69.5 lb • CRATED: 54 kg | 119 lb
CRATE SIZE 115(W)×115(H)×20(D) cm | 45(W)×45(H)×8(D) inches
EXPOSURE "Body-City-Mechanism" at island6 Shanghai
"Metropolis Rises" at Red Gate Gallery, Beijing
CREDITS Nick Hersey (painting and art direction) • Guan Yan 官彦, Jean Le Guyader & Adam Hsieh (performance) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Fabrice Amzel (video animation) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation) • Guan Yan 官彦 (production supervisor) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor)

He sits in his chair of power. In his mind the man with the voice of complete control shouts orders. He is merely the mouthpiece for these orders but his employees are contracted to follow. He has the honour of being at the top of the chain of command and he owes it all to the little man who lives inside his head. This voice which speaks to him has the ability to create and brings anything he wants into fruition. The fame, the glory, the authority all belong to him and he feels drunk with power. Nothing can take this away from him, he is the ruler, the emperor, what he says goes and people cower from him in the hallways. He never wanted to make friends, only dominions. Riding this wave of good fortune, high on life and accomplishment, he feels indestructible and secure in the knowledge that he is The Boss. [Cecilia Garcia]

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