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The heart Sutra
2005-2008
BY
PENG Hung-Chih
The heart Sutra
2005
Single-channel video , Video Installation
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The “Heart Sutra,” also referred to as the “Essence of Wisdom Sutra,” is the shortest and most popular sutra in Buddhism. Peng employs the original Sanskrit version of this scripture for his video. Known throughout Asia, it is regarded as the summation of Buddha’s wisdom; it expresses the insight attained by non-attachment, the doctrine of emptiness. A striking feature that sets it apart from most sutras is the fact that this teaching is not actually delivered by Buddha. The dog here effortlessly inhabits the ambivalent teaching position.

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30 artworks / 38 exhibition
Installation Art , Video Art , Painting
My artistic identity is no different than that of ordinary intellectuals in other disciplines, only it involves more artistic technique and aesthetic ability. I express common problems, just like a writer uses his pen to comment on current events, ...
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