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"Puxi Fluffer" by Liu Dao
TITLE "Puxi Fluffer" (浦西的软毛掸)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA LED display, transparent Lambda C-print mounted on perspex, teakwood frame
DATE 2012
SIZE 200(W)×80(H)×9(D) cm | 79(W)×31.5 (H)×3.5(D) inches
1×MWLPV20-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT 5V@3A)

UNCRATED: 66.5 kg | 146.6 lb • CRATED: 109 kg | 240.3 lb


212(W)×92(H)×20(D) cm | 83.5(W)×36.2(H)×7.9(D) inches

EXPOSURE Exhibited in "Them That Glide Past Our Windows", "island6 for Chivas Collective", and "SHContemporary 2012" with Philippe Staib Gallery
CREDITS Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁(performance) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Jack Mur (video)

A fluffer, in the most general of definitions, is a ‘pre-game’ helping hand. The fluffer will help prepare the subject for whatever adventure/mission/duty is to soon to be followed, whether it is a boxing match or the filming of an X-rated movie. In “Puxi Fluffer”, the sexy Liu Dao ayi cleans and polishes the towers of Lujiazui. Through this intricate process, the Ayi preps the metropolis for the daily rituals of monetary exchanges and the rising towers. How else could the SWFC be so sparkling and dirt free? More than just a comical blend of the occidental and oriental stereotypes of the cleaning lady, “Puxi Fluffer” highlights also the intricate game of ‘face’ or mianzi 面子 that is played by the city dwellers as well as large corporations and their ‘window-dressing’ traditions. [Jack Mur]

STATUS N/A. Private Collection, Beijing.
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