A Study Of Art/ Science Collaboration In China And Hong Kong
Contributed by Morgan Fritz on 25 Mar 2014
Scientific inventions of Ancient China are immensely important to our global culture and everyday life, while traditional artworks (paintings and sculptures) possess a long history in China. In this time of economic boom in China, science finally meets arts in various ways, such as usage of fireworks and gunpowder in Cai Guo Qiang’s works, interactive art by Feng Mengbo, etc. This paper describes the historical background of Chinese art/ science collaboration. In addition, it outlines the current development of art/ science collaboration in China, analyzes differences and similarities between practices in China and that in Western countries. It also investigates their definitions of technologically-assisted art and potential problems in art/ science collaboration. Lastly, it foresees how to extend the boundaries of current art/ science collaboration practice, suggests both possible conceptual and technological developments to artists/ engineers and academia.
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