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"The Artist Always Gets Paid Last" at island6 Bund
“The Artist Always Gets Paid Last”
DATES From June 11th to September 12th 2014
VERNISSAGE Wednesday 11th of June 2014, from 7 to 10pm
CURATION Kathleen McCampbell, Margaret Johnson
ART DIRECTION Thomas Charvériat
RESEARCH Weronika Nossowicz
ART RESEARCH Xu Yihan 徐义涵, Jin Yun 金云
COORDINATION Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁, Guan Yan 官彦, Daniel Browning
MUSIC David Keohane (WAV)
VIDEO Video Documentation by Fabrice Amzel
VENUE island6 Bund, 17 Fuzhou Lu, G/F (near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu)
ARTISTS island6 art collective (Liu Dao 六岛)

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the artist always gets paid last. Slippery escapologists, highway robbers with silver tongues, and pirates in Italian suits abound in the art world. Adrift in the endless sea of excuses, the artists behind the Liu Dao collective have heard them all. With such a tale so near and dear to the Liu Dao heart, the artists have been busy creating new artworks embodying the age-old qualms of artist/gallery/client relationships. Come bathe in the glow of new multimedia artwork and ponder the horrifyingly impossible quandary of today's artists. (read more >>>)

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