Zones of Indeterminacy: An Interview with Peng Yu

  title={Zones of Indeterminacy: An Interview with Peng Yu},
  author={Sunil Manghani and Cheng-Chu Weng},
In ‘Zones of Indeterminacy: Art, Body and Politics in Daoist Thought’, Peng Yu foregrounds the concept of Xu from Zhuangzi’s philosophical writings, and relates this to questions about the political body. Xu refers to a Daoist notion of ambiguity, though it remains unclear as to how to fully define the term. The article explores its meaning through reference to debates of the body, but also liubai painting, which refers to the idea of ‘leaving blankness’, associated with Chinese ink painting… CONTINUE READING