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TITLE "Options" (选项)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, Chinese papercut (Jian Zhi 剪紙), paper collage, IR sensor, 8-bit microcontroller, teakwood frame, powered speakers
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2015
SIZE 130(W)×75(H)×7(D) cm | 51(W)×29.5(H)×2.75(D) inches
TECH SPECS • SLC SD Card (updated in 2016)
• 4×ELN-30-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.75A / OUTPUT 5V@5A)
• (6+1 spare)×RGB PH5-RGBV1-16S-S3528-DQ
• E3Z-D62 • Arduino Uno • HiVi S3WSE
• 1×MWLPV20-12 (INPUT 90~264VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT12V@1.67A)
• 1×MWPLN30-20 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.45A / OUTPUT 20V@1.5A)
WEIGHT

UNCRATED: 29.7 kg | 65.5 lb • CRATED: - kg | - lb

CRATE SIZE

-(W)×-(H)×-(D) cm | -(W)×-(H)×-(D) inches

EXPOSURE "Between Red Queens" at island6 Bund
CREDITS Tang Dashi 汤大师 & He Dashi 贺大师 (Chinese paper cutting 剪紙) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor) • Adam Hsieh 谢昕 (production supervisor) • David Poppell (sound design) • Irmantas Bortnikas (video documentation)
BLURB

We’ve got some choices to make. Stay here and burn or take our chances with the sharks and the waves and the icy, frothy chop. I prefer to burn I think but in that quick decision I’ve suddenly remembered a factoid I heard long ago. I heard that when you burn to death, your eyes explode before you actually die. Babe, I don’t want my goddamned eyes exploding. But maybe that’s better than treading until hypothermia and exhaustion kick in and I pathetically sink like a stone without even the slightest energy left to panic. Maybe that option is better than being ripped apart by hungry sharks though now that I sit and think about it more. I mean, exploding eyes don’t sound so bad when it’s up against have your limps torn off and swallowed right in front of you. If we don’t make a choice though, our indecision will choose for us. All I’m saying it this: we got options babe. At least a few. [Ryan Nimmo]

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