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10 Commandments and Islamic Exegesis
2005-2008
BY
PENG Hung-Chih
10 Commandments and Islamic Exegesis
2007
Double channels Video , Video Installation , HD
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The video is a dual-screen projection. On the left, the dog shapes the Ten Commandments in Hebrew. On the right, almost identical quotes are excerpted from the Koran, only here they are written in English. Western viewers may automatically identify with the Koranic scriptures—making topsy-turvy of common conceptions of the Muslim faith in these times of war. The alter ego of the dog, here replacing the loaded position of the artist making political statements, serves as a makeshift mediator between humans who don’t get along.

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30 artworks / 38 exhibition
Painting , Installation Art , Video Art
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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