The “TransMedia Art Exhibition –Contemporary Creation of Chinese Peking Opera Costume Art” opens at Changsha Municipal Library.
What will happen when traditional opera art meets with TransMedia art?
The exhibition blends Chinese traditional Peking Opera costume art into contemporary fashion design.
The exhibition is to open to citizens free of charge until December 31.
The initiator aims to transfer the collection and appreciation value into practical utility, and the classical into the fashionable. It is of remarkable significance for activating traditional arts of China.
The “TransMedia Art Exhibition –Contemporary Creation of Chinese Peking Opera Costume Art” kicked off at Changsha Municipal Library on the afternoon of December 4, 2016.
The exhibition was initiated by Prof. Yang Qingqing from Shanghai Theater Academy. She was inspired by Peking Opera costume patterns, and took a whole year to prepare for this exhibition. She combined contemporary art, fashion, and creative designs with traditional Peking Opera dress, to innovate her design to adapt to life, and evolve a popular, and youth style. Opera, drawing, music, film, image, facility, and fashionable design were blended into her designs. Via a combination of traditional and new media, they showed to the audiences a matching of Chinese Peking Opera costume with fashion.
The exhibition adopts multiple visual forms and technologies, including graphical display, video, dynamic projection, photography, and material design, to give audiences a fresh experience of seeing, hearing, and touching for appreciating Peking Opera.
The exhibition will open to citizens free of charge until December 31.
Chinese source: hn.xinhuanet.com