Home of Southern Confucianism, A Model City of Virtue now is over!
Public Art Research Institute of China Academy of Art is pleasant to announce “Home of Southern Confucianism, A Model City of Virtue”, a public art projects in Quzhou, China to mould the city brand image of the “Home of Southern Confucianism, A Model City of Etiquette” and build up the impression of Quzhou city, which is “beautiful and full of life” to raise a higher profile to the world.
“Home of Southern Confucianism, A Model City of Virtue” is a public art projects in Quzhou, China to mould the city brand image of the “Home of Southern Confucianism, A Model City of Etiquette” and build up the impression of Quzhou city, which is “beautiful and full of life” to raise a higher profile to the world.
Quzhou, with a history of more than 6,000 years of civilization and a history of more than 1,800 years of city construction, was named a national historical and cultural city in 1994. For the past 800 years, Quzhou, as the birthplace of the southern Confucianism, has been the center for the promotion and dissemination of Confucian Culture in the south of the Yangtze River. “Virtue” is the core of Confucianism and the distinctive characteristic of Chinese culture, the etiquette of Quzhou is a fascinating mix of the Virtue of nature, humanity and governance. Quzhou’s unique urban spirit and value proposition are highlighted in the city brand image of the “Home of Southern Confucianism, A Model City of Virtue”, it also implies passing on fine culture is essential in maintaining the everlasting vitality of a nation. This call should suit the theme of “Home of Southern Confucianism, A Model City of Virtue”, fully depict the magic of humanity and nature of Quzhou, improve the urban environmental quality and regional cultural value of Quzhou City. The design should show the long history and humanistic spirit of Quzhou culture, including but not limited to Southern Confucius culture, Go culture, historical allusions, celebrity deeds, city wall culture, myths and legends, regional dialects, Xi ‘an High Tune, Jin Yong martial arts culture, special cuisine, modern culture, intelligent science and technology, industrial innovation, intelligence and intellectual creation and other regional cultural elements, refine design symbols and convey the regional cultural spirit.
The submitted works should be original works which have not been posted, with distinct theme, It should also involves in innovative and unique ideas, neat form, strong artistry, integration into outdoor environment, feasibility, safety and permanence. The forms of projects include but are not limited to: Sculpture, public drinking fountain design, public furniture (seats, dustbin, etc.) , landscape design, etc. , can also be designed with a modern sense of science and technology, creativity, strong interaction of cultural pieces.
➜ Project information shall layout in 2 x A1 (594mm * 841mmm, 300dpi) and shall contain 5-8 design pictures from different perspectives, clearly illustrating the concept, material, workmanship, dimensions, etc. , the assembly work must have the installation flow chart. The page of the file must be in the JPG format, and the size of a single page file is no more than 15M.
➜ Video files can also be optionally submitted for auxiliary expression (MP4 format, within 2 minutes and below 50M).
The participants are divided into professional group and student group. They can participate independently or in cooperation with others. There should be no more than 3 authors for one piece of work, and no more than 2 instructors in the student group.
There is no entry fee to participate!