About the Artwork

I adore tentatively tip-toeing that thin line between sleep and wakefulness. Longing for that point at which the world of shapes and forms melts away to be replaced by an enchanted world of which I alone am architect, legislator and solitary inhabitant. Blissfully warding off the seductions of deep sleep I remain non-committal, between states, and semi-conscious of my own imagined mastery. It is the extension of this condition for which I yearn; it's infiltration, liberation, of my waking life. As I ascend to this twilight realm of restlessness that persistent obstacle of physicality is overcome, and ceases its relentless encroachment upon my mind. I float amongst grey-scale clouds and wander amidst dreamscapes of illusory worlds. All is I, I am all. It is transience, it is instability, and it is delicious.

About the Company

Liu Dao is a Shanghai-based art collective of tech-geeks and creative talents driven by innovation and interaction. The collective produces cutting edge art that constantly contemplates the future of Asia, engages sights and scenes from old and new China and elevates the skills of new talents by working from a communal forum. Liu Dao's art is visual, interactive, conceptual, humorous, and somber - but always striking, always involving fresh takes on modern technology, and always the product of collaboration. Island6 Arts Center often features guest directors and guest curators for different exhibitions, allowing an international and cross-cultural foundation for original ideas to be born from many sources of input rather than one.

The Place In Between

by Liu Dao

RGB LED display, Giclée print face-mounted on plexiglass, teakwood frame
on request
80 x 200 x 9 cm
Hong Kong

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