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"Fine, White, and Translucent" by Liu Dao
TITLE "Fine, White, and Translucent" (精美,白和透亮)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, acrylic painting on Plexiglas, paper collage, teakwood frame
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2018
SIZE
52
52
5.5
TECH SPECS • SLC SD Card
• 4×MWLPV20-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT 5V@3A)
• 3×RGB P4-64*32-V1.0 (HG2017031610-100)
WEIGHT
9.5
21.5
CRATE SIZE
65
65
18.5
EXPOSURE “The Geometry Of Binary Life” at island6 Main Space
CREDITS Owen 欧文 (painting) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction, animation & technical guidance) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor & documentation) • András Gál (documentation & blurb)
BLURB

There are a couple of things we will have to talk about. Firstly, it’s the etymology of the word China. Perhaps it comes from the Sanskrit word “cina”, perhaps it derived from the name of the ancient Chinese state Qin, but it might have something to do with the name of the Jin dynasty as well. Any of these could make sense since Chinese words can be impossible to pronounce for someone who’s not used to them. It’s not surprising that a new word is made each time somebody tries to reproduce the original sound. Probably the only Chinese word that has been in use but has been preserved in its original form by westerners is the name of the Ming dynasty. On the other hand, China was so far from Europe that these words converged with the most well-known product coming from that region. Porcelain, the translucent material made of kaolin. Not only did it need meticulous work to produce it, but it was also delicate and strong. So much that the word China indicated quality and prestige. Well, times change. But if you own a Ming dynasty vase, you can be sure it retains the spirit of the past.

STATUS N/A. Private collection, Hong Kong.
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