Yunqing Xu, Yi Ji, Jingxin Lan, Hao Luo, Qiaoling Zhong: Facebook Art

 
  • ©, Yunqing Xu, Yi Ji, Jingxin Lan, Hao Luo, and Qiaoling Zhong

  • ©, Yunqing Xu, Yi Ji, Jingxin Lan, Hao Luo, and Qiaoling Zhong

  • ©, Yunqing Xu, Yi Ji, Jingxin Lan, Hao Luo, and Qiaoling Zhong


Artist Statement:


    Summary

    When the traditional opera mask art culture meets the new media art, what kind of sparks will be generated, and new ways to promote the traditional art culture will be explored.

    Abstract

    Drama mask culture is a classification in the long history of Chinese traditional culture. But now many young people had been almost forgotten this kind of culture, our purpose is to think through a can make young people more likely to focus on a way, the opera masks appear in public, utilizing new media in this work, we break the traditional opera masks, allow the user to the style of be fond of according to oneself design their own opera masks, generated by AI technology will play facebook elements (eyes nose mouth lines) into various styles: Pixel style, style and line fault style more popular modern fashion elements, such as the user side/tablet and mobile phone use through the program can design their own opera masks, and then click send projection on the wall, appreciation of their own design art show facebook generation process and form, get belongs to own a new opera masks media work. This work wants to let you know: in fact, traditional culture has not been outdated, and can be very cool.


Technical Information:


    This work using the Ionic works APP front-end application development, Java programming language to assist the work of opera masks design program of the backend development, users can use their tablet or cell phone by scanning the QR code into the program, and then to design various types of opera masks element combination, make their opera masks. After the completion of the design, the work will generate the effect video based on the design elements through the system, and at the same time, the system terminal will link to the display screen for exhibition and demonstration of the user’s work. Projection equipment using DLP technology needs to be installed in the exhibition area and connected to the system terminal for testing.


Process Information:


    In the context of the information age, with the continuous input of various cultural information, various entertainment industries are developing rapidly, and people’s entertainment methods are becoming increasingly diversified. The former flourishing drama facial makeup culture is gradually declining in the contemporary era. The young group’s love for the traditional drama facial makeup culture is not high, and social popularity is low. The team first analyzed the drama culture and the present and development trend of new media art, the second research is emerging new media art form theory and its application situation, proposed in the form of new media art exhibition as a carrier of the traditional drama cultural interaction model and interaction design principles, finally in opera masks culture, for example, a new media art exhibition design practice. The combination of traditional opera facial makeup culture and the new media art form changes the public’s cognition of the traditional opera culture presentation form and improves people’s interest in the traditional culture.


Other Information:


    Inspiration Behind the Project

    Drama mask culture is a classification in the long history of Chinese traditional culture. However, many young people had been almost forgotten this kind of culture, our purpose is to think through a can make young people more likely to focus on a way, the opera masks appear in public, utilizing new media in this work, we break the traditional opera masks, allow the user to the style of be fond of according to oneself design their own opera masks, generated by AI technology will play variety elements of Facebook. This work wants to let you know: in fact, traditional culture has not been outdated, and can be very cool.

    Key Takeaways for the Audience

    We break the traditional opera masks, allow the user to the style of be fond of according to oneself design their own opera masks, generated by AI technology will play facebook elements (eyes nose mouth lines) into various styles: Pixel style, style and line fault style more popular modern fashion elements, such as the user side/tablet and mobile phone use through the program can design their own opera masks, and then click send projection on the wall, appreciation of their own design art show facebook generation process and form, get belongs to own a new opera masks media work.