"Broken Bones and Bruises" at island6 ShGarden "Master of Pleasure" by Liu Dao "Becoming the Future" by Liu Dao "Dread Pirate Roberts" by Liu Dao "Branching Toy" by Liu Dao "Pataclop" by Liu Dao
"In the Summertime" by Liu Dao "Moonshine Drive" by Liu Dao "Total Utter Worldwide Domination" by Liu Dao "She’s So…" by Liu Dao "Tin Woman" by Liu Dao "Dead Idols, Not Quite Idle" by Liu Dao
"Drip Drop" by Liu Dao "Let's Make a Mosaic!" by Liu Dao "The Grand Leap Forward" by Liu Dao "Press Against Me" by Liu Dao "A Scratch, A Scratch!" by Liu Dao
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Broken Bones & Bruises:
An Occasional Mess of Moving Parts

The body is a big sagacity, a plurality with one sense, a war and a peace, a flock and a shepherd. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

We are all a hell of a lot more fragile than we like to think. Just try to recall the last time you hurt yourself. What were you doing? What happened? Did it have a serious impact on your day? Your week? The rest of your life? Did it make you change some fundamental part of how you go about your day or what you keep an eye out for? It’s a miracle that humans live as long as we do, what with the falling down, and soda consumption, and bar fights, and weekend Netflix binge sessions that we flaunt in the face of health. The human body is a freakishly amazing structure that constantly has to fight off our own stupidity to maintain homeostasis. [...Read more ↓ ]

"Broken Bones and Bruises" at island6 ShGarden
“Broken Bones & Bruises: An Occasional Mess of Moving Parts”
DATES From April 4th to June 18th, 2015
VERNISSAGE Saturday, April 4th, from 7:00 - 10:00 pm
CURATION Ryan Nimmo & Kathleen McCampbell
ART DIRECTION Thomas Charvériat
SOUND SCORE David Poppell (Long MP3/FLAC)
VIDEO Video Documentation by Irmantas Bortnikas
RESEARCH Fred Farrow, Jiang Linping 江琳萍, Lin Zang 臧琳, Chris Warnock
ART RESEARCH Jin Yun 金云, Tang Dashi 汤大师 & He Dashi 贺大师
COORDINATION Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁, Adam Hsieh 谢昕
VENUE island6 ShGarden, 50 Moganshan Road, building #7, G/F, Shanghai
ARTISTS island6 art collective (Liu Dao 六岛)

Sinew, spit, sensations, and slips - just how do we keep our bodies together with everything we put them through? Liu Dao has explored the mind, and it's high time they turned their LED eyes to the bodies that execute all the lewd, lustful, and lovely things our brains persuade us to do. (read more >>>)

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