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"Origin Story" by Liu Dao
TITLE "Origin Story" (带我离开)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, acrylic painting, 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 4×ELN-30-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.75A / OUTPUT 5V@5A)
(6+1 spare)×RGB P5 K-FP5-0210
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 30 kg | 66.4 lb • CRATED: 50.5 kg | 111.3 lb
CRATE SIZE 114.5(W)×114.5(H)×16(D) cm | 45(W)×45(H)×6.3(D) inches
EXPOSURE “Never Talk to Strangers” at island6 ShGarden
"Guts" at island6 Hong Kong
CREDITS Xu Yihan 徐义涵 (painting & model) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Fabrice Amzel (photography source) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation) • Guan Yan 官彦 (production supervisor) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production assistant)

I did not get here on my own, but I really should not elaborate. I am self-begot, self-raised. The rules of Tartarus dictate my silence on the subject of my provenance. I can say, however, that I am utterly and vilely persuasive when it comes to the matter of morality, which really is nott as black and white as you people seem to think it is. My tongue is iron strong from perpetual routines of discourse, and will slither in your ear at the most opportune moment. It is always your choice, you know. My charisma does not have to always mean your impious triumph; you do that all on your own. Skepticism does not begin to describe what drives my position. If I were you, I would think a little more… maliciously. Actually, if I were you, I would not think at all. I would just stand there, and let me set the stage, and see where this self-imposed, completely fictional morality takes you. Shall we? [Kathleen McCampbell]

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