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Human fear article no.1 - 170 million years old life Flight and hunting|mosquito lamp, lighting control|2016

Maybe we don't have too much in-depth focus or interest on the objects and species in our daily life. Many of the things that exist, we don't care too much about how to generate and evolve and the relative influence. Maybe at some point, an event will start to care.

 

The ancient life of mosquitoes, whether it is Liang Yuandi or Shen Fu's reputation as "white bird" or "white crane", still does not reduce the human impulse to kill it. This kind of beautiful imagination from a helpless, from the abomination of hunting to the helpless self-deception of the beautiful imagination, in fact, mixed with the cultural course of humanity.

 

Intercepting the flight and spread of pathogens, people are positioned in the life of aliens, humans have practiced various types of self-protection, and hunted to kill the pathogens of aliens. In the industrial history of Taiwan, the development of these machines has a series of accumulation and development processes. Although the knowledge of the predecessors has been accumulated, it still does not reduce the dream of killing mosquitoes.

 

For mosquitoes, different identities face the same species and there is a huge difference. Let people begin to think about the connection and interest between this, the inventor of the mosquito lamp, the researcher of science and social relations, the expert of parasitic research, the victim with the bite of dengue virus, and the connection with the mosquito. Through the creation of the artist, the relationship between the individual, the institution and the society is linked.

 

Special thanks to :

Professor Chen Zhengcheng, National Institute of Parasitology and Research, Yang Ming University

Professor Guo Wenhua from the National Institute of Science and Technology, Yang Ming University

Mr. Chen Qingrong, Head of Xinrong Industrial Co., Ltd.

Miss Chen fat ball bitten by a vector mosquito

人的畏懼篇no.1—1.7億年古老生命 體的飛行與獵殺|捕蚊燈,燈光控制|2016

也許我們對於日常中的物件、物種,並沒有太過多的深入專注或興趣,許多存在的一切,我們並不會太在乎如何生成和演化以及相對的影響。也許某一刻,某個事件,才會開始在乎。
蚊子這古老的生命體,不論是梁元帝或沈復給予「白鳥」或「白鶴」的美稱,牠仍舊不減人類對牠的獵殺衝動。這種來自於一種無奈的美好想像,從獵殺的憎惡到無奈的自欺美好想像,其實交雜著人類的文化歷程。

攔截病原體的飛行與傳播擴散,被人們定位於異己的生命原,人類實踐了各式保護管束自我安全的獵殺機器去撲殺異己的病原體。在台灣的工業歷史上,這些機械的開發有著一連串的累積和開發歷程,雖然前人知識不斷的積累,卻仍舊不減著滅殺「蚊」的夢。

而對於蚊,不同的身份面對相同的物種,有著極大的差異。讓人開始思索這之間的關聯和趣味,捕蚊燈的發明者、科技與社會關係的研究者、寄生蟲研究的專家、被帶有登革熱病毒叮咬的受害者,這之間和蚊子的連結,藉由藝術家的創作去聯繫這之間的個體、機構與社會的層層關係。


特別感謝
國立陽明大學寄生蟲學科及研究所陳正成教授
國立陽明大學科技與社會研究所的郭文華教授
新融實業有限公司負責人陳慶融先生
被病媒蚊叮咬的陳胖球小姐