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TITLE "My Green Old Pine" (苍孙不倒)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, acrylic painting, paper collage, sound sensor, 8-bit microcontroller, teakwood frame
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2015
SIZE 103.5(W)×103.5(H)×7(D) cm | 40.7(W)×40.7(H)×2.8(D) inches
TECH SPECS • 6×ELN-30-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.75A / OUTPUT 5V@5A)
• 1×MWLPV20-12 (INPUT 90~264VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT12V@1.67A)
• (9+1 spare)×RGB PH5-RGBV1-16S-S3528-DQ
• Arduino Uno R3
WEIGHT

UNCRATED: 35.5 kg | 78.3 lb • CRATED: 59 kg | 130 lb

CRATE SIZE

114.5(W)×114.5(H)×19(D) cm | 45(W)×45(H)×7.5(D) inches

EXPOSURE "Between Red Queens" at island6 Bund
CREDITS Jin Yun 金云 (painting) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor) • Adam Hsieh 谢昕 (production supervisor) • Irmantas Bortnikas (video documentation)
BLURB

I might not look so young anymore I’ll give you that. I’ve been around though and making little notches on my bed post since the 70’s. There are quite a few of these little slices carved but still some space left and I intend on using it. The key to the whole shebang is staying relaxed. No broad wants some jumpy jittery asshole that’s gonna give her his best 2 minutes. They want the real thing. Stoic confidence outlasts boisterous bravado any day of the week. So I let the loud mouths run their game. I watch them scare away all the prospects and leave alone, then, I wait. I watch the girls come back and take their spots, I approach calm and quiet and before they know it I’m right there. My father taught me to stay relaxed by starting the day with a drink- a stout in the summer and a lick of gin in the winter. To hell with that though, if I’m gonna make bad decisions I prefer to make them sober. [Ryan Nimmo & Lin Zang 臧琳]

STATUS N/A. Private Collection, Hong Kong.
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