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"Dream Job" by Liu Dao "Turn Me ON" by Liu Dao "Jumping Silly" by Liu Dao "The Dog from the Other Room" by Liu Dao "The Art You See" by Liu Dao "Lost Heaven" by Liu Dao
TITLE "Dream Job" (梦想职业)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, acrylic painting on relief Plexiglass cutout, paper collage, teakwood frame
EDITION Unique
DATE 2017-2019
SIZE
102
102
5.5
TECH SPECS • SLC SD Card
• 2×ELN-30-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.75A / OUTPUT 5V@5A)
• (2+1 spare)×RGB P5-2525-8S-HL1.0 / D180580
WEIGHT
30.3
58.6
CRATE SIZE
115
115
18
EXPOSURE “Tales of the Girl with the Blue Wig” at island6 Main Space
CREDITS Moxin Yuan (performance) • Jin Yun 金云 (painting) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & animation) • András Gál (documentation & blurb)
BLURB

Have you ever had to go through a security check at the subway, but you didn’t care? You just cut through the kids who were supposed to stop you but couldn’t actually do anything? If yes, you’ll know your job is actually… not so bad. Because there are occupations out there more pointless than the one Sisyphus had, and his only task was to roll a huge boulder up a mountain just to watch it roll down and hit him for all eternity. After living in China for years, why do you feel like your street has been under construction without end? Would it be possible that once the power cables were fixed, the same workers blacktop the ditch only to reopen it the next day to fix the telephone cables…or was it just a dream? What do they feel— the people whose only job is to sit at the entrance of Shanghai Railway Station and repeat the word “fapiao”, hoping to sell you fake receipts? And what about the three baoan employed by three different departments watching me take a shower from three different angles?

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