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Frontiers in Art Research, 2020, 2(2); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2020.020204.

The Inheritance and Transformation of Shaman Paper-Cut Art in the Modern Design


Tian Yi

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Tian Yi

Shenyang Jianzhu University, Liaoning 110168, China


Shaman culture, as an original ecological culture with the earliest origin and longest continuity, is centered on the religious rites of Shaman beliefs, which is a comprehensive carrier of primitive culture with certain mysterious and important historical and cultural value. While Shaman paper-cutting displays the folk arts of the inheritance of Shaman Culture, and it is also an essential part of Chinese intangible cultural heritage. Therefore, it should be properly protected and inherited. At the same time, some elements of the shaman paper-cut can be integrated with modern design so that it can be existed as an artistic image by itself or presented with the modern design. With the toursim product design and animation product design as exanple in this paper, the practice in inheritance of shaman paper-cut art in china will be demonstrated.


Shaman paper-cut; Inheritance; Contemporary design

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Tian Yi. The Inheritance and Transformation of Shaman Paper-Cut Art in the Modern Design. Frontiers in Art Research (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 2: 12-16. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2020.020204.


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