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"Old Friend Charlie" by Liu Dao "Hello Monte Carlo" by Liu Dao "Be Mine, Be Me" by Liu Dao "Nagano Soba" by Liu Dao "Noisette" by Liu Dao "Thrown for a Loop" by Liu Dao
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TITLE "Old Friend Charlie" (老朋友查利)
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 “The Geometry Of Binary Life” at island6 Main Space
CREDITS Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor) • Thomas Charvériat (video, art direction & technical guidance) • Mychaelangelo Norkus (sound design) • Mychaelangelo Norkus (sound design) • Andras Gal (documentation)
BLURB

Everybody carries what they fear the most. It’s like a heavy box in a box that you put in your backpack and take wherever you go. It becomes part of you. It’s there, when you go down to the beach, under the sunscreen and the towel. You might go to Asia, but leave your laptop at home, because your luggage is full and who would pay extra to carry fear? It’s easier to ignore its existence and accept to live in a reduced space. After all, that little fear has always dwelled in that box like a cymbal-banging chimp, flashing his teeth and popping his eyes out. You packed it away and put it under the memories you cherish, so you’ll never have to see his face again, but you hear every sound it makes and when they ask why you tremble, you just say, ah never mind… I just remembered my old friend, Charlie. [Andras Gal]

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