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"Gas, Ass, Grass" by Liu Dao
TITLE "Gas, Ass, Grass" (天然,肛,草)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA LCD screen, Chinese papercut (Jian Zhi 剪紙), 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 INPUT 100-240V AC • (DELL) LCD ST2420L • HD260 media player • E3Z-D62
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 Exhibited in "island6 for Chivas Collective" and "Dripping with Aurum" at island6 Hong Kong
CREDITS Loo Ching Ling 吕晶琳 (video) • Sonja (performance) • Alexia Kalteis(choreography) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Nicolas Grefenstette (production assistant) • Katharina Droste (production assistant) • Jack Mur (production assistant) • Dave Ahern (production assistant) • Tang Dashi 汤大师 & He Dashi 贺大师 (Chinese paper cutting 剪紙)
BLURB

What would you do for a free trip in a Hong Kong Taxi cab? After mysteriously getting jolted awake at the tip of Tai Long Wan, you wait in despair for a car to come by… and – hóu wahn ah! - by chance, a sparkling red Hong Kong cab does. As the car slows down to a halt, you jump in surprise to hear the driver ask, “Gas, Ass or Grass?” Well there’s a tough one, isn’t it? And yet, why not? Originating from the 60’s in America, the vulgar yet comedic, expression refers to the unwritten law-of-the-road for hitchhikers. What are you ready to give up for a ride? A reminder that not all is what it seems – a free ride is never without a certain sacrifice. [Exir Kamalabadi]

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