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Excerpts From The Holy Bible
2005-2008
BY
PENG Hung-Chih
Excerpts From The Holy Bible
2006
Video Installation , Single-channel video
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Upon living in New York, Peng became interested in exploring Western religious scriptures for his Canine Monk series. He was first struck by their monotheism, which sharply contrasts the plurality of gods in many Eastern religions. In this video, the texts are excerpts from the Bible, which contain words like teaching, tongue, lips, praise, food, dog, revenge, death and blood. Phrases such as “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness” and “For there is not a word in my tongue” dislodge these otherwise proverbial texts, making both the teaching and the taught subjects—that these texts always imply—deeply ambiguous positions.

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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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PENG Hung-Chih, , Installation Art
PENG Hung-Chih, , Installation Art
PENG Hung-Chih, , Video Art
PENG Hung-Chih, 2005-2008, Video Art
PENG Hung-Chih, , Photographic Art
PENG Hung-Chih, 2005-2008, Video Art
PENG Hung-Chih, 2005-2008, Video Art
PENG Hung-Chih, 2005-2008, Video Art
PENG Hung-Chih, , Installation Art
PENG Hung-Chih, 2005-2008, Video Art
PENG Hung-Chih, 2005-2008, Video Art
PENG Hung-Chih, 2005-2008, Video Art