ODE TO WALKS OF LIFE    歌 百 工 (2011-)

"Project <Ode to Walks of Life>, a intensely controversial sample of Folkloristics, is currently repaired to expect its reconstruction. 

 

The precise dates and sites of the project originally organized are no more traceable, though considered positively its potential aim toward a universal investigation and research on folklore as well as custom of all human beings. The author was believed to travel throughout the world, depicting with images and texts detailedly all anthropological activities within great varieties of times and spaces, besides the geographical as well as cultural backgrounds.

Here we could approach through these figures of all walks of life in the great world yet those diverse spirits and values from disparate eras..."

 

 

 

「《歌百工計畫》為近期終於復見天日,正試圖修復重建的、極富爭議性的民俗學樣本。

 

計畫緣起之時間與地點已不可考,推測其目的應為對黎民風土與眾生樣貌的考證與紀錄。紀錄者曾尋訪各地,詳實地以圖文描繪的方式採集無數不同時空、地理、文明背景的人類活動。

 

讀者可從這些職業群像中略窺見大千世界之下、迥異的時代精神與理則價值⋯⋯」