Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020, Page: 82-86
The Communication Dilemma of Guqin Art Within the Context of New Media
Zhang Yan, College of Music & Dance, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, China
Received: Dec. 9, 2020;       Accepted: Dec. 25, 2020;       Published: Dec. 31, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.cls.20200604.13      View  37      Downloads  9
It is difficult to avoid the impact that digital technology has had on the media. Maintaining the original form of traditional art and music within the changing media environment is vital for Chinese traditional art and music communication, especially there is a lack of Chinese traditional art and music inheritors at the same time. This paper takes the Guqin instrument as an example, adopting the space perspective of cultural geography to study its contemporary communication. The article applies media ecology theories to illustrate how modern media techniques change the Guqin stem, dispel the tradition of this art, and bring the new development opportunity to Guqin. The paper also references the point made by György Márkus about modernity and tries to explore the cultural reason for the existence of traditional art in modern times. Finally, the author points out that the key to communicating traditional art is to understand multiple dimensions of modernity and find the communication logic and cultural background behind these media phenomena. It is essential to clarify Guqin art changes during the modern period and, based on these, to adopt different communication and inheritance strategy and techniques. That’s how to inherit better and develop this old but precious art treasure.
Guqin, New Media, Communication, Media Ecology, Modernity
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Zhang Yan, The Communication Dilemma of Guqin Art Within the Context of New Media, Communication and Linguistics Studies. Vol. 6, No. 4, 2020, pp. 82-86. doi: 10.11648/j.cls.20200604.13
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