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"City Cult" by Liu Dao
TITLE "City Cult" (都市狂热)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, Giclée print face-mounted on plexiglass, stainless steel frame
DATE 2013
SIZE 80(W)×200(H)×8(D) cm | 31.5(W)×79(H)×3.5(D) inches
TECH SPECS 2×MWLPV100-5(90~264V->5V/12A)+1×MWLPV20-5(90~264V->5V/3A)
1×MWLPV20-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT 5V@3A)
(3+1 spare)×RGB P5 HLFB-P5
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 53 kg | 117 lb • CRATED: 89 kg | 196 lb
CRATE SIZE 90(W)×210(H)×17(D) cm | 35(W)×83(H)×7(D) inches
EXPOSURE "Need. Want. Hunt" at island6 Hong Kong
"Guts" at island6 Hong Kong

Zhang Wang Yang 张汪洋 (performance) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Fabrice Amzel (art direction & video animation) • Jean Le Guyader (artwork documentation) • Guan Yan 官彦 (production supervisor) • Melani Murkovic (production assistant) • Cecilia Garcia (video assistant)


Under the guise of a caring and watchful leader, the city charms you with its inescapable magnetism and winning style. It can be both self-assured and charismatic, promoting a lifestyle, belief or culture that attracts a following and attention. People flock to the city for dreams of a better life or job, to ‘finally fit in’ or to meet their perfect match. But alas, Cities do as they please for they are selfish this way. They take what they want and do as they want leaving a broad trail of broken hearts, shattered dreams and empty wallets. The city doesn’t give a f*&$ if you can’t pay your rent because you lost your job or your girlfriend moved out. The city doesn't care that there is no work for balloon animal performance artists or professional cat whisperers. So what do you do when you know you need end your failing love affair with the city? You put down the Kool-Aid, take off the Nike tennis shoes and climb as f*&K*ng high as you can. [Margaret Johnson]

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