Li-E Chen: Thinking Posture

Thinking Posture 思想姿态 [Sī Xiǎng Zī Tài] and its Chinese characters together express the idea and the aesthetics behind my R&D Silent Opera on the Life and Art of Tehching Hsieh.

思(sī) to think; to cogitate:

会意兼形声。从心,从囟(xìn),囟亦声。囟脑子。古人认为心脑合作产生思想。本义:思考,想;考虑

Original form was , considered to be a phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic囟(fontanel) + semantic 心(“heart”). It may also be a ideogrammic compound (会意): 囟 (“fontanel”) + 心(“heart”).

Thanks to Yiwen Li (Research Assistant) for providing above references for my research. The compound of [思 (sī) to think] must stand up on its own without being affected by the public or others.

Li-E Chen: Proposition For Making A Silent Opera At An Invisible Museum

Proposition For Making A Silent Opera At An Invisible Museum is a participatory-conversation experiment that I conducted for my research and development of a silent opera project. I invited the public and contributors to join me on the development of opera writing, which is written in the form of propositions for thinking and action

 

OCTOBER 7, 2017 1PM – 5PM

AT ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL FUNCTION ROOM (LEVEL 3) & GREEN AREA (LEVEL 2) SOUTHBANK CENTRE PART OF CHINA CHANGING FESTIVAL

 

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