《傳藝府城》臺南古都傳統工藝 – 書籍設計展
The settlement of art - A book series of theTraditional craftsmanship in Tainan
Re-examining and exploring the past through “craftsmanship”, backtracking from contemporary perspectives, and seeking the connections between traditional and contemporary from folk beliefs, religious events, and culture and arts. In many works of religious arts, while the work itself presents beauty and delicacy, the inner value and significance are far beyond the general aesthetics. Moreover, cultural context and materials transfer the vocabulary of contemporary design, which presents the spirit of yesterday and today. Seeking for the land recognition from culture and arts, attempting to initiate a conversation with traditional arts, and empowering the culture to have a brand new appearance. With the contemporary design sprouts, to collect, present, and explore attentive local people, events, and matters based on the culture. Further to record and pass down these beautiful processes to develop the possibility of new perception and diversity for digital lives.
The land, the root of life that breeds everything with abundant cultural value and emotions, as well as connecting our deeply planted daily lives. During the research to comprehend the inner origins, taking nature as a teacher with the mindset of the holism of man and the universe, bringing the hearts to the genuine conditions, and experiencing the ultimate touching sensation. The traditional and contemporary interactions give the most important relation of human begins and the land; only by listening to the voice deeply in our hearts could realize the treasure presents from the land.
Staying closely to the daily lives of the citizens in Tainan, feeling the tender and gentle tolerance of the land, and seeing the colors of blooming flowers, all of these implicate unique temperaments and aesthetics as if vibrant flowers. To preserve folk culture, artisans insist on following the toughness and persistence in the ancient methods to carry the traditional spirit of craftsmanship forward and pass down the “aesthetics of craftsmanship” sustainably.
專案類型 Type｜活動視覺 Event Visual
設計單位 Design Agency｜物形設計研究室
創意指導 Creative Director｜Mark Chen