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"Picture Perfect" by Liu Dao
TITLE "Picture Perfect" (最佳摄影)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, Giclée print face-mounted on plexiglass, stainless steel frame
DATE 2014
SIZE 200(W)×80(H)×8(D) cm | 79(W)×31.5(H)×3.5(D) inches
TECH SPECS 4×ELN-30-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.75A / OUTPUT 5V@5A)
(6+1 spare)×RGB PH5-RGBV1-16S-S3528-DQ
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 57.3 kg | 124.1 lb • CRATED: - kg | - lb
CRATE SIZE 211(W)×90(H)×20(D) cm | 83(W)×35(H)×8(D) inches
EXPOSURE “Silk to Bitcoin” at island6 Shanghai
“Dance of Light” at Plazza 66
“Guilty As Sin” at island6 Bund
“ARTifical Garden” at SWFC
“SISAE 2015” at China Art Museum
CREDITS Zhang Tian Yi 张天伦 (performance) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation) • Guan Yan 官彦 (production supervisor) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor)

I am tired. In the ideal world, people would not strive to reach the ideal outcome - instead they would settle for self-contempt and mediocre satisfaction, verging on “Fair Enough”. Imagine the rich man who does not want more money or the poor man who does not want what they don't have. Criminals would do nothing to achieve perfection in matters of crime. However we do not live in such a reality and I (as many other people, sane and insane) am lost to the pressures of my own ambitions and dreams. As my profession requires I aim for the best, which in my case would be a Pulitzer Prize. I do not know which one is required more. The luck - being at the right time and place, with camera permanently fixed to your hand - or just the skill. Perhaps both of them. But f*** the ideal world and f*** the prizes. If I had to award myself for anything it would be the patience of being an artist and my favourite picture. (see above) [Weronika Nossowicz]

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六岛是由艺术家自发创立, 由创作人员管理的公益艺术机构。其精神是为艺术家提供平台并支持各项协作项目。