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Excerpts from the Analects of Confucius
2005-2008
BY
PENG Hung-Chih
Excerpts from the Analects of Confucius
2008
HD , Single-channel video , Video Installation
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Is “Confucianism” a religion? It is debatable. It has its own ritual systems and temples. However Confucianism does not concern with supernatural thing or gods and demons. It is secular. It sets up human relations and morals. One may says that China is built on human relations, and the Western nations are built on religion beliefs. Confucianism is the religion for the Chinese intellectuals. Since the ancient times, it has controlled the tradition of Chinese politics and culture. Furthermore, it has an immerse influence over Korea, Japan, Vietnam and other eastern sphere areas. This territory makes up the Confucianist culture. From the “Analects of Confucian”, well known excerpts are picked out for the general society. As the dog writing the sentences, it is in hope to recall our experience of reciting the lessons in school. While virtues of benevolence and justice seeping into our minds, can it help to correct our misbehaviors effectively?

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