"The Space Between Here and Everywhere" at island6 Shanghai Main Space "Say Ahhhhhh" by Liu Dao "Oud Do you Think you are" by Liu Dao "Cranky Little Xiaoji" by Liu Dao "Silken Sad Uncertain" by Liu Dao "Indulgence" by Liu Dao <Click to enlarge>
"The Space Between Here And Everywhere" at island6 Shanghai Main Space

The Space Between Here and Everywhere

The world's continual breathing is what we hear and call silence. -Clarice Lispector

There’s so much space everywhere, really. It’s infinite. You could even argue (as many have) that the space between any two points is infinite. That’s because you can cut any distance into fractions forever and ever… so when does it stop? What are you actually cutting? Atoms? Particles?
The space between here and everywhere (here on planet earth at least) is air. More specifically: 78% Nitrogen, 21% Oxygen and 1% miscellaneous gases. The funny thing about air is that it’s like a vast orchestra sitting in silence, patiently awaiting the slightest provocation from anyone or anything willing to wave a conductor’s wand and push it around. Any noise you hear really just depends on who or what the conductor is. An opera singer tightening their vocal chords to compress and move air is a competent conductor indeed. Cats having sex in an alley…maybe not. [...Read more ↓ ]

"The Space Between Here and Everywhere" at island6 Shanghai Main Space
“The Space Between Here and Everywhere”
iisland6 main, Shanghai
CURATION David Poppell & Ryan Nimmo
ART DIRECTION Thomas Charvériat
ART RESEARCH Jin Yun 金云, Tang Dashi 汤大师 & He Dashi 贺大师
COORDINATION Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁, Adam Hsieh 谢昕
VENUE island6 Main Space, 50 Moganshan Road, building #6, 2/F, Shanghai

island6 art collective (Liu Dao 六岛)


Did the flickering street light and the hum of the heater melt together with the gentle patter of the rustling leaves to make a one-of-a-kind natural aria? Or was that just some cats having sex in the alley? Liu Dao wanders through all the ways that sound comes about and journeys to our ears and, more importantly, what we make of those sounds in all their random glory. (read more >>>)

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island6 is a philanthropic project founded by artists and managed by devoted creative 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。