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"Papilionidae" by Liu Dao
TITLE "Papilionidae" (蝶双栖双飞)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA LED display, Chinese papercut (Jian Zhi 剪紙), paper collage, stainless steel frame
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2011
SIZE 80(W)×200(H)×9(D) cm | 31.5 (W)×79(H)×3.5(D)
TECH SPECS 3×MW LPV-60-5 (INPUT 100-240V AC /1.2A 50/60 HZ - OUTPUT 5V/8.0A)
WEIGHT

UNCRATED: 64 kg | 141 lb • CRATED: - kg | - lb

CRATE SIZE

92(W)×212(H)×20(D) cm | 36.2 (W)×83.5(H)×7.9(D)

EXPOSURE Exhibited in "Far Beyond the Firewall", "Them That Glide Past Our Windows"
CREDITS Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (Chinese laser papercut Jian Zhi 剪紙) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Jack Mur (photography assistant)
BLURB

The hour before sunset is feeding time. Therefore it is an all-too-brief, quickly snatched, very precious rest time for me. I can already hear the dull thuds of wings beating against the carved bars as I labor down the corridor towards the cage with my heavy feed bucket. I can't decide if I hate this cage or love it. Since the Master came back from the Far East five months ago, bearing this giant bamboo dome, I have been put on feeding duty and this is has been the start of... something strange stirring within me. I stand in front of the cage now. The cage, and the animals within it, remind me of something. My thoughts are whirling and confused like the rainbow-colored wings fluttering crazily in excitement. I used to think it was the anticipation of food… but now I wonder, could it be something else? [Loo Ching Ling 吕晶琳]

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