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TITLE "Hua La La" (哗啦啦)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA LED display, one-way glass, stainless steel frame
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2012
SIZE 60(W)×60(H)×9(D) cm | 23.7(W)×23.7(H)×3.6(D) inches
TECH SPECS 3×MW LPV-60-5 (INPUT 100-240V AC /1.2A 50/60 HZ - OUTPUT 5V/8.0A)
WEIGHT

UNCRATED: 17.5 kg | 38.5 lb • CRATED: 34 kg |75 lb

CRATE SIZE

72(W)×72(H)×25(D) cm | 28.4(W)×28.3(H)×10(D) inches

EXPOSURE "Body-City-Mechanism" at island6 Shanghai
KIAF 2013 with Opera Gallery
CREDITS Wang Jing 王静 (performance) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (video assistant) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Loo Ching Ling 吕晶琳 (video) • Camille Jaganathen (video documentation)
BLURB

Oh man, too bad you weren’t here when we made this artwork. It was a real event, so much fun! I laughed so hard I dropped my hoop several times… “Move! C’mon, keep it spinning,” all the boys behind the camera yelled. “Swirl it, girl!” they shouted. It’s not that easy guys, have you ever tried doing that for even 5 minutes? The world hula record, by the way, stands at 74:54 hours. Can you believe it? Don’t get me wrong, I love doing this. You could almost call me a devotee, and I’m proud of myself for being part of an age-old tradition – did you know people have been swirling hoops for over 2000 years? See, this isn’t just mindless fun, it’s history. It’s heritage. It’s ART. Hua La La! [Katharina Droste]

STATUS N/A. Opera Gallery 's Collection, Hong Kong.
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