累/Lei

Tai Yuan International biennale for Sculpture

Work with 40,000 non-glued Chinese 50cts coins.
40 hours work in 3 days.
累 or “Lei” in Chinese means two things: “accumulated” and “tired”. Dai Jian plays with this duality in the making of this ephemeral artwork, deeply engaging both the repetition of his movements and demanding concentration.

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