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TITLE "What a Lady" (淑女如斯)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, Chinese papercut (Jian Zhi 剪紙), paper collage, teakwood frame
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2014
SIZE 103.5(W)×103.5(H)×5(D) cm | 41(W)×41(H)×2(D) inches
TECH SPECS 3×ELN-30-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.75A / OUTPUT 5V@5A)
(3+1 spare)×RGB PH5-16S-E-HX M28-S251TJ03-OK
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 27 kg | 60 lb • CRATED: 50 kg | 110 lb
CRATE SIZE 114(W)×114(H)×16(D) cm | 45(W)×45(H)×6(D) inches
EXPOSURE “Melted Paraffin Wax” at island6 Bund
“Babas and Yayas” at island6 Marina
CREDITS Tang Dashi 汤大师 & He Dashi 贺大师 (Chinese paper cutting 剪紙) • Alina Negley (performance) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation) • Guan Yan 官彦 (production supervisor) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor) • Mark Mehanni (casting)

“Hey you! Yeah, you there! Nihao, nihao (你好). You look tired, come I take you for a ride. Where you go? Wanna see hutongs? They’re very beautiful, old, come, I show you old China. Come, put your feet up and let me take you where you like. How much? Oh, cheap, very cheap, cheapest in town! I tell you how much when you tell me where. Haha, no bargain, already cheap enough! Come, come, that’s it, in there. Where to? Yeah, Zhang Min 张敏 my name, I was born here. You call me Zhang, easier for you. You like Beijing? Very beautiful, no? Haha, cold? No? Lucky you. Me, always cold. Very cold in winter. Too cold, haha. Now where you say we go? Ah, yes, I remember. Not too far. And so cheap! Better than walking. How long you here for? Oh, not so long! Well, here it is. How much? Oh for you, cheaper. I like you. Only 15 rmb. No change? That’s ok, just give me 20 rmb, still very cheap for you, better for me, haha. Ok bye-bye, zai gian! zai gian! (再见) [Rosie Dillon]

STATUS Currently in island6 Marina (Thailand). Available. Please contact us for inquiries.
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