"Dignity of the Fuel" (汽油的尊严)
"Dignity of the Fuel" by island6 Art Collective (Liu Dao)
// BLURB //
If you’re a regular at gas stations, you should be (ideally) no stranger to the little equipment called “Vapor Recovery” installed on the gas pump: recovering the vapors of gasoline or other fuels, so that they do not escape into the atmosphere. Now this is often required by law to be done at every filling station (depending on country and region) in order to reduce noxious and potentially explosive fumes. If you’re still reading, then I would like to invite you to contemplate this little procedure next time when you’re stopping to feed your drive somewhere on this big earth. For me, the excitement out of getting ready for the next long ride is just not enough to stimulate my adrenaline. I would also like to think of the amount of toxic particles I have singularly prevented to be emitted by my car (statistics show without the Vapor Recovery, there would have been double the volume of car air waste emissions when driving). This little knowledge just inevitably falls to be side by side and empowers the fuel that boosts my journey. Peace and Love.
STATUS
Available. Please CONTACT US for inquiries.
EDITION, MEDIA, SIZE & WEIGHT
Unique Edition, Shanghai 2015-2018
RGB LED display, acrylic painting, paper collage, stainless steel frame
68.5(W)×49.5(H)×5.8(D) cm // 11.15 kg
TECH SPECS
• SLC SD Card
• 3×MWLPV20-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT 5V@3A)
• 2×RGB PH5-16S-E-HX
CRATE SIZE & WEIGHT
82(W)×64(H)×20(D) cm // 21.26 kg
EXPOSURE
• “Babble Jabber” at island6 Hong Kong
• “The Geometry Of Binary Life” at island6 Shanghai Main Space
CREDITS
Katrina Louy 卡萨琳娜 (performance) • Jin Yun 金云 (painting) • Thomas Charvériat (technical guidance) • Jiang Linping 江琳萍 (art direction) • András Gál (documentation) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor) • Mark Mehanni (casting) • Lin Zang 臧琳 (blurb)
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