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"Hanging Out For The Summer Sun" by Liu Dao
TITLE "Hanging Out For The Summer Sun" (夏日长)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, Giclée print face-mounted on plexiglass, stainless steel frame
DATE 2013
SIZE 200(W)×80(H)×8(D) cm | 79(W)×31.5(H)×3.5(D) inches
1×MWLPV20-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT 5V@3A)
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 56 kg | 123 lb • CRATED: 87 kg | 192 lb
CRATE SIZE 210(W)×90(H)×20(D) cm | 83(W)×35(H)×8(D) inches
EXPOSURE "Need. Want. Hunt" at island6 Shanghai
"The Beauty Of Xiao Yao" at Lotus Arts de Vivre (Bangkok)
CREDITS Loo Ching Ling 吕晶琳 (video assistant) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 & Guan Yan 官彦 (production coordination) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Olga (performance) • Fabrice Amzel (video animation) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation) • Loo Ching Ling 吕晶琳 (production supervisor)

A line of clothes hang in a silent lilong 里弄lane. A sluggish breeze sends damp T-shirts, sodden skirts and dripping trousers slapping wetly against the old walls of the lane house behind it, a bricked building which has taken on many new identities in last decade of its quiet 120-year existence - a preservation site for history enthusiasts, a pain in the neck for property developers, a non-entity for the new generation of Shanghai-ites. But until recently, it has been the roof over the heads of an invisible family, whose limp laundry is now displayed like humble tokens of fading existence outside their dwelling. Where are human halves of these soggy shirts now? Working, playing, loving, studying, facelessly walking the packed streets of Shanghai - Liu Dao re-assembles the absent souls of these empty garments so we can watch their surreal conversation in the summer sun, which evaporates not only traces washing liquid but the fears and aspirations of a disappearing community. [Loo Ching Ling 吕晶琳]

STATUS N/A. Lotus Arts de Vivre's collection.
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