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"Between Midnight and Dawn" by Liu Dao
TITLE "Between Midnight and Dawn" (深夜之后,黎明之前)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, acrylic painting, paper collage, teakwood frame
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2013
SIZE 48(W)×67(H)×5(D) cm | 19(W)×26.4(H)×2(D) inches
(1+1 spare)×RGB P5 M28-S251/TJ03-OK
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 9 kg | 19.8 lb • CRATED: 19.7 kg | 43.4 lb
CRATE SIZE 77.5(W)×77.5(H)×16.5(D) cm | 30.5(W)×30.5(H)×6.5(D) inches
EXPOSURE “Chinalizing The West”, Laowai Jie Art Festival, Shanghai
"In Search of Nostalgia" at island6 Hong Kong
CREDITS Katrina Louy 卡萨琳娜 (model) • Jin Yun 金云 (painting) • 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)

I find myself rarely having time for myself and dreaming of the days when I was the only thing I needed to care for. Between taking the children to their daily activities and caring for my absent work-obsessed husband, I long for that extra time to be truly with myself, by myself. Maybe I will leave them all and finally finish that yoga-teacher training I started a couple years ago and escape to Bali. Or perhaps I’ll call that man I met at the bar who plays in that jazz group… I’m sure he could show me some fun. But I always get called back into my life, I suppose one cannot daydream for too long without neglecting the things that should really matter. I still cant help that in the midst of the most mind-numbing conversations, I find my eyes losing focus and looking past someone, immediately and unashamedly pulling me into my dream world, where even the most vigorous hand waving and ‘helloooo, are you there?’ could not easily bring me back. [Margaret Johnson]

STATUS N/A. Opera Gallery's Collection, London.
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