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TITLE "Rose-Tinted Lullaby" (玫瑰色的人生)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, acrylic painting, paper collage, teakwood frame
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2015
SIZE
103.5
103.5
5
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
WEIGHT
29
53
CRATE SIZE
114
114
15.5
EXPOSURE "On Doing Laundry" at island6 Shanghai
CREDITS Lexy Shen 沈静雯 (performance) • 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) • Mark Mehanni (casting)
BLURB

The color Rose is somewhere about midway between true red and magenta. Regularly confused with pink, it is certainly a color in its own right with many historical, social and cultural inferences. But, just as is the case with many other complex and worthwhile topics, Rose is something entirely different depending on who you ask. Rose (the flower) has over 100 species and each of these species has its own particular shade/color/tone. Aside from these colors there are numerous others, including Old Rose, Rose Taupe, French Rose, Persian Rose, Rose Bonbon and even China Rose, the last of which is a deep tone of red (close to maroon) which was named in 1926. All of these things are wonderful but in reality they haven’t a thing to do with what a girl thinks about when she thinks about a rose. She thinks about love, and music and the quiet forces that gently swing and move us where we need to go. [Ryan Nimmo]

STATUS N/A. Private Collection, New York City.
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六岛是由艺术家自发创立, 由创作人员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。