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TITLE "Where the Rivers Turn Gold" (当河流变成黄金)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, acrylic painting, paper collage, teakwood frame
EDITION Unique
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 4×ELN-30-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.75A / OUTPUT 5V@5A)
(6+1 spare)×RGB PH5-RGBV1-16S-S3528-DQ
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 29 kg | 64 lb • CRATED: 49 kg | 108 lb
CRATE SIZE 114(W)×114(H)×15.5(D) cm | 45(W)×45(H)×6(D) inches
EXPOSURE “Silk to Bitcoin” at island6 Shanghai
CREDITS Jin Yun 金云 (painting) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (performance) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor)
BLURB

Following this gentle golden river, I allow myself to fall under the spell of its lazy current. Going up and down, I find this flow invigorating. My journey begins with the waterlilies. Stopping for a brief moment, I enjoy the view before me. Seconds pass and I begin to unravel the mysteries of the river bank. Small splashes of water suggest the arrival of river folks, frogs, turtles, and dragonflies. Goldfish turn their bodies to find the source of the water's surface disturbance. It is nowhere to be found. It is time for me to move on. The current drops me at a safe bay. The leaf. This is it, my shelter for the night. So I stay cuddled by the green sheets of my bed. The night comes and covers me with a soft blanket of darkness. [Weronika Nossowicz]

STATUS N/A. Private Collection, London.
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