Let the Invisible Be Visible and the Unheard Be Heard Public Art and Social Action
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- public arts, social concern, civic awareness, interact
Through public arts and my artistic practice to explore how art practice actively contributes to raising civic awareness around issues of social concern in contemporary China. I argue for their contribution to the field of public sculpture in China. The case studies will unpack the research process and highlight the aspects of the work that challenge conventions in public sculpture in China. They will also draw out the impact of the work with audiences, particularly how media engagement has extended the discourse around the sculptures, disseminating that art can be a powerful vehicle to communicate and interact with the public on subjects that are difficult and complex in China. My aim, is at a minimum, to raise social awareness and spark debate in as wide an audience as possible. Ideally, I would want to see the artworks impact on social change and contribute meaningfully to creating a respectful society.
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TY - CONF AU - Xie Yong PY - 2021 DA - 2021/08/25 TI - Let the Invisible Be Visible and the Unheard Be Heard Public Art and Social Action BT - Proceedings of the 2021 International Conference on Modern Educational Technology and Social Sciences (ICMETSS 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 111 EP - 115 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210824.025 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.210824.025 ID - Yong2021 ER -