孙逊 Sun Xun

孙逊 Sun Xun

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鲸邦《圣景之图》 


吾本有一志,图建魔术师党是也。与其遍地龌龊,不如吾独立一党。少倾存念之间, 魔术师党已然奔走国事三十余载,精诚无间,百折而不回,现实之威力所不能屈, 穷途之困苦所不能挠。党志所向,一往无前,愈挫愈勇,再接再厉,用能鼓动风潮、 造成时势,卒赖世人心之倾向,仁人志士之襄赞,乃得还原本初,更近人心之本源。 
斯值阿丽不拿台风袭挠华夏,无人幸免,吾亦被卷入七七四十九层凌宵之颠,醒来之后发觉已至气候炎热之瑰丽土地,植被茂密,叶宽而枝繁,一尘不染也。此地人民心善而行端,大部与吾同文同种,偶有马来人与印度人,亦能见高鼻碧眼 并各色毛发之白色人种。 
遥想世界之迥异,回望现实世界之不尽如人意,遂萌生建国之念,曰鲸邦实习共和国。鲸邦实习共和国乃一新兴的独立精神之共和国家,鲸邦临时共和国的建立并非通过暴力的革命,亦非民族独立之手段,更不是宗教缘由所使然,此乃缘于一个很偶然的契机所建。它建立的理由是无比轻松和没有负担的。鲸邦临时共和 国不但无任何的政治信仰,更视一切政治主义为狗屎,人存世百年何为贵哉。 
鲸邦实习共和国仅存一党,为魔术师党。此党乃世间唯一合法说谎之政党,魔术师之谎言名曰谎言,或似真理,世人不得而知也。而魔术师党之执政理念犹如黑上之黑,白上之白,更无人可轻易察辨其颜色也。 
鲸邦实习共和国与所有最初宣布共和与民主之国家有共同的理想,比如朝鲜民主主义人民共和国,但与一些国家则不同。鲸邦实习共和国永远不可能走向理想和真理的反面,因其生命犹如昙花一现,它的政治走向或曰没有,或曰无比单纯。 鲸邦实习共和国的背景主体乃中国国家之现状,亦会参照和融合世界其他各种综合之情况。 
此国家更像一面世界的镜子,它既模拟现实,又对现实提出疑问。鲸邦实习共和国仅存世六周,之后便瞬间成为历史的一个传奇,成为人类历史的一个部分。它与历史上曾经出现过的国家一样,如满洲国或苏维埃社会主义共和国,以及南斯拉夫。 
鲸邦实习共和国建立的不仅仅是一个镜像的世界,更是一个预谋的历史,如果历史是一个天大的谎言,鲸邦实习共和国则是用一种谎言去干涉另外一种谎言。鲸邦实习共和国又如一个建立在鲸鱼背脊上的国家,在鲸鱼跃出水面的瞬间建立,又在鲸鱼潜入水中的瞬间消亡。
这是一个浓缩的历史,古往今来任何国家莫不如此,任何政治理想莫不如此,任何不可告人或婉转示人的政治秘密亦莫不如此 : 斯民没于荒草,王侯将相没于荒草,政治主义亦没于荒草。 

Jing Bang: Vision of a Divine Land
I have drawn up a plan to set up a Magician Party. Rather than seeing the filthy and despicable in ltrate the land, I would rather build just a single party. In the short time since I conceived the idea, the Magician Party has been busy preparing for the building of the state for more than three decades with great flair and integrity. It does not yield to the oppressive forces of reality, and remains undaunted in the face of difficulties posed by dire circumstances. Onward it marches, becoming tougher and stronger with each setback, remaining steadfast in keeping up the good work, which inspires and in uences the trend of events. It wins the hearts of people and earns praise from benevolent members of society, succeeding eventually to restore what is original, which is something closer to the true nature of the human heart. 
No one escaped the wrath of typhoon ‘Alibuna’ when it wrecked havoc on China. I too was tossed up to the peak at the 49th level of the heavenly realm. When I woke up, I found myself in a warm and beautiful place surrounded by lush foliage and unsullied by dirt and dust. The people in this land are kind-hearted and upright in their conduct; most of them are from the same race and culture as me. Sometimes we nd Malays and Indians among them, and also Caucasians with sharp noses, green eyes and hair of various colours. 
As I reflect on the vast disparities and unsatisfactory conditions that plague the real world, an idea to build a new nation dawned upon me. I shall call this new nation the Experimental Republic of Jing Bang. This transient republic, endowed with a new and independent spirit, is not birthed from a violent revolution, neither is it a means to attain ethnic independence nor motivated by any religious agenda. It is created serendipitously, in an unencumbered fashion. The transient republic of Jing Bang does not advocate any political beliefs, which it considers bullshit. Come to think of it, these things don’t matter anymore to a person who lives to a hundred years old, does it? 
There will only be one party in the Republic of Jing Bang–the Magician’s Party. It is the only party in the world where telling lies is legally acceptable. Truth be told, no one will know if the so-called lies of the Magicians are really falsehoods or truths. The idea of governance of the Magician Party can be darker than black or purer than white; no one can easily discern its true colours. 
The Republic of Jing Bang shares a common vision with countries that started off advocating republicanism and democracy, such as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. But unlike many countries, the Republic of Jing Bang, which has an extremely short lifespan, will never deviate from idealism and truth. It does not have a political direction, and even if it has, it is an extremely simplistic one. Mainland China is the main source of reference when constituting the backdrop of the Republic of Jing Bang, although it will also refer to and integrate elements from other current entities in the world. 
This country is very much like a mirror of the world; it not only simulates reality, it also questions it. The Republic of Jing Bang exists for only six weeks before instantly becoming a fable and a part of human history, just like the State of Manchuria, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and Yugoslavia. 
The Republic of Jing Bang is not merely a fleeting mirage; it is also ‘premeditated history’. If history is a big lie, then the Republic of Jing Bang uses one lie to intercept another lie. The Republic is also like a country built upon the back of a whale; it starts to exist as soon as the whale leaps out of the water, and disappears the moment it dives back under. 
Herein lies a microcosm of history, with all countries past and present, all political ideals and all political secrets (be it tightly-sealed or subtly conveyed ones) eventually ending up the same way: they will die, together with the ordinary folks, the nobility and rulers as well as their political doctrines, and be buried by the wild grass. 

鲸邦实习共和国法宪 


一、鲸邦实习共和国乃一临时共和国,仅存世六周;
二、鲸邦实习共和国之领导者为魔术师党,此乃唯一合法说谎之政党;
三、鲸邦实习共和国没有土地,仅从新加坡政府借有限土地六周,以筹建国,待 六周之后,便自动归还,并鲸邦实习共和国尽可能使新加坡政府承认之; 
四、鲸邦实习共和国与新加坡保持永久友好关系;
五、鲸邦实习共和国不设军警等武装力量,仅依靠新加坡武装部队保护;
六、鲸邦实习共和国在存世六周时间内征召公民若干,以使国家名副其实,但这 公民最终将成为本国遗民; 
七、鲸邦实习共和国公民入籍唯一条件为:成为鲸邦实习共和国公民期间的任意 一天不得讲真话; 
八、建设首要在于使人民相信鲸邦实习共和国乃人间之理想天堂,并理应排斥政 治主义、殖民(主义),无论是被迫形态还是自我形态; 
九、所有种族当一视同仁,无黑白红黄棕之差异,民族共容;容乃第一普世价值; 
十、鲸邦国民理当了解谎言之实质意义,亦当了解魔术之理念,待鲸邦消亡后, 鲸邦国民理当推广之; 
十一、世界上第一位魔术师为鲸邦永久行政主管,即鲸邦大总统。

Laws of the Experimental Republic of Jing Bang
1. The Experimental Republic of Jing Bang is a temporary republic that exists on earth for only six weeks; 
2. The Experimental Republic of Jing Bang is governed by the Magician Party, which is the only political party that has the legal right to tell lies; 
3. The Experimental Republic of Jing Bang has no land of its own. It borrows a piece of land from the Singapore Government for six weeks to build its nation. After six weeks, it will return the land back. The Experimental Republic of Jing Bang will try its best to gain recognition from the Singaporean Government; 
4. The Experimental Republic of Jing Bang will maintain permanent friendly ties with Singapore; 
5. The Experimental Republic of Jing Bang does not have armed forces such as the military or the police, but is solely dependent on the Singapore Armed Forces for protection; 
6. The Experimental Republic of Jing Bang will recruit its own citizens within the duration of the six weeks of its existence in order to make this country a reality. At the end of the six weeks, these citizens will eventually become adherents of this country; 
7. The only criteria to become a citizen of The Experimental Republic of Jing Bang is this: never tell the truth as long as you are a citizen of The Experimental Republic of Jing Bang; 
8. The first and foremost thing is to ensure that its citizens truly believe that The Experimental Republic of Jing Bang is the ideal state on earth, where all forms of political doctrines and colonialism are rejected, be it externally or internally imposed; 
9. All races are to be treated equally, without differentiating between black, white, red, yellow or brown, so as to uphold the first universal principle of integration across races; 
10. Citizens from Jing Bang should understand the real purpose behind telling lies, as well as the concept behind magic, and even after the Republic ceased to exist, its citizens should continue to promote these values; 
11. The first magician in the world will become the permanent Chief Executive of Jing Bang, a position equivalent to the president of the Republic. 
 

孙逊,1980年出生于辽宁阜新。中国 80 后新媒体艺术家,擅长运用水墨、油画、色粉等绘画形式在各种媒材上创作手绘动画。为第一届艺术与设计大奖赛候选人。自 2003 年以来,他多次参加国际重要展事和电影节,2010 年获得 CCAA 奖最佳年轻艺术家奖。 

Sun Xun, born in 1980 in Fuxin, Liaoning. Sun Xun studied printmaking at the China Academy of Fine Arts, and founded Pi animation studio in 2006. In 2010 he was awarded the Best Young Artists award by the CCAA, the Young Art Award by Taiwan Contemporary Art Link and the Arts Fellowship by Citivella Ranieri Foundation (Italy). 
 

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