Osnos, E 2013, ‘What is an iPad Doing on a Pedestal at a Chinese Art Museum?’, The New Yorker

“While Americans hash out the moral ups and downs of having our electronics produced by Chinese factory hands, a young performance artist named Li Liao decided to jump into the middle of it. He got an assembly-line job making iPads, and forty-five days later he used his wages to buy one. As an exhibit, he put the iPad on a pedestal, tacked up his uniform and badges, and framed his contract. The effect, on a white gallery wall, is a strangely addictive ready-made tableau about the intersection of money, aspiration, and technology.”

Osnos, E 2013, ‘What is an iPad Doing on a Pedestal at a Chinese Art Museum?’, The New Yorker, https://www.newyorker.com/news/evan-osnos/what-is-an-ipad-doing-on-a-pedestal-at-a-chinese-art-museum

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