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"Love It or Take It" by Liu Dao "Domestic Phantasm" by Liu Dao "Chain of Love" by Liu Dao "Best of Days" by Liu Dao "All You Remember" by Liu Dao "Bell Chamber" by Liu Dao
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TITLE "Love It or Take It" (爱它或者带走它)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA TFT display, acrylic painting, stainless steel frame
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2014
SIZE 71(W)×52(H)×7.5(D) cm | 28(W)×20.5(H)×3(D) inches
TECH SPECS 10.4" TFT LCD display with LED backlight - TKUN JT10-HDMI-TFT.LED
HD120 media player
1×MWLPV20-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT 5V@3A)
1×DJ-U48S1203 (INPUT 100~240VAC@1.5A / OUTPUT 12VDC@3A)
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 15.6 kg | 34.4 lb • CRATED: - kg | - lb
CRATE SIZE -(W)×-(H)×-(D) cm | -(W)×-(H)×-(D) inches
EXPOSURE “Silk to Bitcoin” at island6 Shanghai
Beirut Art Fair 2014
Contemporary Istanbul 2014
CREDITS Xu Yihan 徐义涵 (painting) • Natalia Sentiakova & Mark Mehanni (performance) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Anto Lau (art direction & video) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation) • Guan Yan 官彦 (production supervisor) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor) • Mark Mehanni (casting) • David Keohane (production assistant)
ABOUT

A family holiday. You think it sounds nice? You are wrong. It's a jungle! It's like a nest of bad ideas you have meticulously hoarded over a year and decided to commit to in the time span of a week. It's the last surge of adrenaline your responsible self will ever get. The last day at the office before a family trip brings you to the verge of insanity. The big clock is counting down the seconds to the unavoidable. As the day draws to an end, you start nervously going through all the possible reasons not to get into the car with beasts you occasionally claim to be your kids. "Would a broken leg get me off of that trip?" But then, when the time comes and all your limbs are in place and nothing apart from a big vein pulsing on your temple suggests your stress levels, against your own will you try to get them all to the car. The unexplainable stream of irrational thoughts and pointless remarks with the mixture of Disney songs and "I spy with my little eye…" gets you hyperventilating and breathing in the family atmosphere. You start to remember, you have been through this before. You body slowly calms down and relaxes as your memory tells you "It cool, you love this s***, really." [Weronika Nossowicz]

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island6 is a philanthropic project founded by artists and managed by voluntary 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, 由志愿者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。