Saturday, April 15, 2006

To grasp the full implications of the yin-yang



For the Chinese, a thing is always “becoming” itself, and at the same time changing into something else. Hence, their emphasis on “relations” and organizing principles according to which parts unite in wholes. The key word in Chinese thought, is “order” or “above all pattern and organism”. The Chinese word is Li meaning “principle of organization” or a tendency toward order, associated with the “within” of matter, of Ch’i.

As Sam Rensiew, next week, will focus Patalab02's videos on matters chinese, here is an attempt at ordering in chaos, while serendipity brings along more amazing artefacts: View the pattern by clicking here or touch B3 in the checkboard above. (pataflim 140b, 00'59'', 3.8 MB, mov/quicktime)

4 Comments:

Blogger Zoe Tati said...

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Saturday, April 15, 2006 11:34:00 am  
Blogger Zoe Tati said...

"Bred Ymer" !!
a danish term for when the ordinary becomes extraordinary. I adore patafilm #140 !
have a wunderful trip to the Li and off-Li of China.
zoe

Saturday, April 15, 2006 11:36:00 am  
Anonymous Jerry King Musser said...

I enjoyed much of your work, Sam. Intelligent. Thought provoking. I appreciate you making it available.

Monday, April 17, 2006 2:42:00 pm  
Blogger Jimi Bogdanov said...

Salut Sam, c'est un petit chef-d'oeuvre !! Délicieux. Jimi.

Thursday, April 20, 2006 4:05:00 am  

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