Revitalization of a community site-specific art and art festivals : a case of art site Naoshima

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dc.contributor.author Kondo, Junko
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-30T12:22:05Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-30T12:22:05Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi:jyu-201205301764 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/37928
dc.description.abstract This thesis investigates public art and art festivals in the West, and a large scale art project in Japan, Benesse Art Site Naoshima, which is yet to be defined its place in the academic world. Through the case study of Benesse Art Site Naoshima, public art, site-specific art, art festivals, and a role of art museums are discussed. There are two parts to the thesis: (1) a brief survey of public art and site-specific art (of which has roots in Land art) and, (2) the case study of Art Site Naoshima which advocates the revitalization of rural communities through arts. The central aim of this thesis is to examine a wide range of art practices which is inspired not only by the topography of a chosen site but also by the historical, social, and political background of a specific site and how the locals (the local residents and the visitors) interact and benefit from such art practice. Simply put, the focus of my research is to investigate how site-based interactive art practices which address shared social values of a specific locality, social and historical heritage of a place, and everyday scenes (customs, daily routines and habits,) would be viewed and experienced by the audience. This expanded field of art practices outside “white cube” (O’Doherty, 2007) seems to break a boundary between art objects and the audience by offering a mutual point (a site) and interactivity (physical interaction to the site). A site as the nexus of culture and life, the audience’s experience based on the interaction to site-specific artworks would be discussed and examined. In doing so, I am hoping to have a critical view on this tentative art practices which tend to engage the audience regardless of having interest in art or not.
dc.format.extent 144 s.
dc.language.iso eng
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dc.rights Julkaisu on tekijänoikeussäännösten alainen. Teosta voi lukea ja tulostaa henkilökohtaista käyttöä varten. Käyttö kaupallisiin tarkoituksiin on kielletty. fi
dc.subject.other urban regeneration
dc.subject.other urban regeneration
dc.subject.other community revitalization
dc.subject.other community revitalization
dc.subject.other outdoor art exhibition
dc.subject.other outdoor art exhibition
dc.subject.other art festival
dc.subject.other site-specific art
dc.subject.other site-specific art
dc.subject.other public art
dc.subject.other Land art/Earth art
dc.subject.other art museum
dc.subject.other local identity
dc.title Revitalization of a community site-specific art and art festivals : a case of art site Naoshima
dc.type Book en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-201205301764
dc.subject.ysa taidenäyttelyt
dc.subject.ysa festivaalit
dc.subject.ysa taidetapahtumat
dc.subject.ysa julkinen taide
dc.subject.ysa alueellinen identiteetti
dc.subject.ysa taidemuseot
dc.type.dcmitype Text en
dc.type.ontasot Pro gradu fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Humanistinen tiedekunta fi
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Faculty of Humanities en
dc.contributor.laitos Taiteiden ja kulttuurin tutkimuksen laitos fi
dc.contributor.laitos Department of Art and Cultural Studies en
dc.contributor.yliopisto University of Jyväskylä en
dc.contributor.yliopisto Jyväskylän yliopisto fi
dc.contributor.oppiaine Art Education en
dc.contributor.oppiaine taidekasvatus fi
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