[-empyre-] Hung Keung: Resolution for Digital Futures

Gunalan Nadarajan gunairina at gmail.com
Sun Feb 1 14:58:15 EST 2009

Hung Keung, I am not sure what you see as being of relevance here in  
Daoism for the digital or as resolution?


This is a quick response from my phone - more soon!

On Jan 31, 2009, at 7:13 PM, Timothy Murray <tcm1 at cornell.edu>, Renate  
Ferro <rtf9 at cornell.edu> wrote:

> The philosophy of Daoism has influenced China for more than 2000
> years. Daoism is a school of thought traced to the mythical figure of
> Laozi and the scholar Zhuangzi, one of the founders of the philosophy
> of Daojia, or school of the Way. Precise definitions of Daoism are
> controversial due to the complexity of its role in Chinese history.
> Daoist thought focuses on issues such as comprehending the nature of
> reality and the moral order in life. The character Dao translates to
> the term: "way" or "path" and lies at the centre of Daoist
> traditions. Just as the terms 'being' and 'truth' have played a key
> role in shaping Western philosophy, the term Dao is of utmost
> significance in Chinese philosophical thought.
> Bio:  HUNG Keung (Hong Kong)  graduated from the Hong Kong
> Polytechnic University (92), the Chinese University of Hong Kong
> (95), and the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design with an
> MA (Film & Video) (97). In 2004, Mr Hung founded imhk lab, with
> involvement of new media art research, interactive software
> development, application and production.  He was a Visiting Scholar
> at the Center for Art and Media (ZKM) in Germany (01-02) and is
> currently a PhD candidate at The Planetary Collegium,at the
> University of the Arts in Zurich, Switzerland. Since 1995, Mr Hung
> has been involved in the creative and research aspects of film, video
> and new media art.  He was awarded a numerous prizes including the
> Best Short Ambient Video Award at the BBC British Film Festival (98);
> the Best of EMAF at the European Media Art Festival Germany (98); the
> Winner of the Prize of Excellence at the Hong Kong Arts Biennial
> (01); an Honorable Mention (New Media) in the 7th International
> Festival of New Film & Video, Croatia (02), and a Special Mention
> Interactive CDROM Award at e-phos, The 3rd International Festival of
> Film & New Media on Art held in Athens, Greece (02). Between 1999 and
> 2007, he received the Gold Award and a Special Mention at the Hong
> Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards, and the Best of Code
> Award at the Microwave International New Media Arts Festival. He was
> awarded DAAD Scholarship (02) and ACC Fellowship (05) as a Visiting &
> Research Scholar in Germany and the United States.
> -- 
> Renate Ferro and Tim Murray
> Co-Moderators, -empyre- a soft-skinned-space
> Department of Art/ Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art
> Cornell University
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