Shape of Water

In 2016, Liao Yibai made a six-foot-tall stainless steel high-heel shoe named Cinderella High Heel, which has been permanently displayed in the lobby of the MGM Resort in National Harbor, Maryland. Now the artist uses the digital model of this sculpture to evolve into the shape of water. The digitised glass slipper flows and changes like water.

In a large space in a virtual environment that looked like an art gallery, Cinderella's glass slipper transforms, blooms, and erupts. There is an explosion of a drop of water in space, and a water nebula brought by a comet. The burst of heat from the submarine volcano is boiling the surface of the sea, the sky is being moistened by the morning rain and dew, and virtual excited and confused audiences are waiting for the audiences in the real world.

“All this stems from only me, through my imagination, shaped by my artistic history, ascended from the confusion about the physical real world. Emergence in the virtual digital space and time and will always be with me. At this moment, I feel that this digital time and space is in the real world which truly exists. With the digital raindrops, it solidifies into real human history."-Liao Yibai

Music: Ablaze by KevinGraham

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