Category: Arts Practices

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The Reconstruction of Rural Places Through Paper-Cutting Art: A Case Study of a “Paper-Cutting Village” in Fujian Province, China

Xuelingwei is a village in Zhe Rong County, Ningde City, Fujian Province, China, which is renowned as the “paper-cutting village.” The village can be regarded as an”overall space” from a spatial sociological perspective. In my research, I examined the spatial practices of the paper-cutting village of Xuelingwei based on participant observation and interviews with local

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The Future of Small-to-Medium-Scale Production of Ceramics: The Use of Thermoplastic Polyurethane 3D Printing to Produce Molds in Educational Institutions

Using 3D printers to create molds for ceramics arts and industries is one of the new techniques influencing these creative fields. The role of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) in the creative industries has received increased attention across a number of disciplines in recent years. It is well known that TPU is a flexible, durable material, and

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Performative Drawing: Concepts, Processes and Artworks

Abstract: Performative drawing is a contemporary art movement that seems to be gaining worldwide importance over the last decades. An increasing number of artists are focusing their practice-based research on this art trend that explores the intersection between performance and drawing in process oriented practices. However, very little theoretical research has been undertaken upon this

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Exploring the Intersections of Cultural Performance Practices and Wearable Technology

Humans have gone to great lengths in recent years to augment their bodies with wearable technology using commercial devices such as smart phones, watches, and jewelry. The presence of technology in the area of the performing and fine arts has shaped the future of how technology can be used to enhance existing performance practices including

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What is Performative Drawing? An Overview on Nancy and Kant’s Ideas Underlying Process Oriented Drawing Practices

Performative drawing is a contemporary art movement that seems to be gaining worldwide importance over the last decades. An increasing number of artists are focusing their practice-based research on this art trend that explores the intersection between performance and drawing in process oriented practices. However, very little theoretical research has been undertaken upon this topic.