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TITLE "Jiangning Road Station To Qufu Road Station" (江宁路站到曲阜路站)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA TFT display, acrylic painting on Plexiglass, CCD camera, teakwood frame
DATE 2017
TECH SPECS • 1/3" Sony SUPER HAD II CCD (HS1177) with OSD, 600TVL, 10 mm lens (INPUT DC5~22V)
• 1×MWLPV20-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT 5V@3A)
• 1×TFT 3.5" LCD / (Board GD40M05+ screen GTT035KDH03) - (INPUT DC5V)
EXPOSURE “The Geometry Of Binary Life” at island6 Main Space
CREDITS Jin Yun 金云 (painting) • Owen 欧文 (painting) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • András Gál (documentation & blurb)

Ever tried? Ever failed? Let me tell you a few things that happened on my way to Qufu Road. I was super late for work already. I couldn’t find one matching pair of socks. They were drilling next door and my coffee maker broke down. But I took a deep breath and thought, no matter what, I can make it. Without caffeine, for the first time in my life; first my body elevated, then my soul. I can do it, I said, I can do it. I’m all over the place. One foot after another (try one and then the other), and my body was in a different place. The speed almost made me throw up, but fortunately I had nothing in my stomach. Just go, it’s been almost an hour. I realized it wasn’t happening. I was back in my bed. The same body again at the same place that nothing can escape from. I finally got my clothes on and the tuk-tuk took me to the subway. “What are you doing here at six o’clock on a Sunday morning?” the driver asked me. Man, I just want my coffee. I paid him, walked back home and sang myself the Beckettian entrepreneur mantra. Try again? Fail again? Fail better!

STATUS London.
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