The study of the application of folk images in the performing arts

Chun Ting Hsu, Chun Juei Chou, Tai Shen Huang

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The cultural and creative industry is a form of non-traditional manufacturing industry that has always been the academic focus of attention. It requires direct experience and close connection to the culture and everyday life. Also, the cultural and creative industry has been attracted visitors and boosted local economy in different forms and media. The paper put forward the concept of “Musicgraphic images” with three research stages: 1. The collection and selection of research themes; 2. Content creation; 3. Performance practice in collaboration with industry. “Musicgraphic images” is a mixture of music, dance and computer animation providing folk tales and folk festivities for content. The purpose of the research is to highlight local culture and to enhance the cohesion of culture through “Musicgraphic images”, which will bring about economic and social benefits to the cultural tourism. The research is inspired by Chinese ancient legends and the folk tale of “The supreme emperor of the dark heavens fights the turtle and snake monsters”, combining the images of the ancestors have gone through all kinds of hardships to cross the Taiwan Strait. This study investigates the effects of ethnic culture to the public imagery through adjective vocabularies, and thus promote the development of the folk culture related industries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)273-278
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Feb 17

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics


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