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TITLE "Window Dressing" (装饰门面)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA LED display, acrylic paint, paper collage, anodized stainless steel frame
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2012
SIZE

109(W)×109(H)×9(D) cm | 42.9(W)×42.9(H)×3.5(D) inches

TECH SPECS 2×MWLPV60-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@1.2A / OUTPUT 5V@8A)
1×MWLPV20-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT 5V@3A)
(8+1 spare)×RGB P7.62 HLD-113
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 45.5 kg | 100.3 lb • CRATED: 81 kg | 178.5 lb
CRATE SIZE 121(W)×121(H)×26(D) cm | 47.6(W)×47.6(H)×10.2(D) inches
EXPOSURE "Dripping with Aurum" at island6 Hong Kong
"The Cat That Eats Diodes" at island6 Hong Kong
CREDITS Loo Ching Ling 吕晶琳 (video) • Xu Yihan 徐义涵 (painting) • Zhang Tian Yi 张天伦 (performance) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (video assistant) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Jack Mur (video assistant) • Katharina Droste (video assistant)
BLURB

There exists a thin line between financial responsible spending and pure frivolity. China, just as Hong Kong, is an example of this. The throngs of international money coming by boat, plane and truck have set port within the confines of flashy sport cars and luxurious apparel. Nonetheless, while it may seem perfectly shangri-la, it is often just a surface. Follow the Lamborghini to find it parked outside of a 35-story tower of miniscule studio apartments. But hey, don’t judge, we all window dress and dress-to-impress. Whether it’s in $500 jeans or account manipulation, everyday is a delicate balance between what is real… and what is real to others. [Jack Mur]

STATUS N/A. Private Collection, Hong Kong.
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