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Frontiers in Art Research, 2023, 5(3); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2023.050312.

Application of Virtual Reality in the Inheritance of Peking Opera


Li Ao

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Li Ao

Department of Anthropology, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom


Peking opera has rich historical, artistic, and cultural values as an intangible cultural heritage. With the advent of the digital era and the increasingly close integration of digital technology and traditional culture, the study of digital communication and the transmission of intangible cultural heritage has become a new area of concern. Through the interdisciplinary dimensions of spatial production theory and virtual reality technology, this paper examines the current situation of Peking opera cultural dissemination in the digital age, the difficulties of its dissemination, and its causes. With the help of spatial theory, this paper analyses the two leading causes of the current problems in the cultural dissemination of Peking opera: the lack of functionality and the lack of emotionality. And through the attributes of virtual reality technology, its industrial development planning, and the audience's psychological and emotional aspects, new strategies for disseminating Peking Opera culture are presented.


Peking opera; cultural communication; virtual reality; spatial theory

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Li Ao. Application of Virtual Reality in the Inheritance of Peking Opera. Frontiers in Art Research (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 3: 56-62. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2023.050312.


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