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Parsons School of Design MFA Design and Technology program theses2019 ➔ Lang Song


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Yin Hu (designer)
Chris Romero (thesis advisor)
Aya Karpinska (thesis advisor)
Ethan Silverman (thesis advisor)
Barbara Morris (thesis advisor)


May 21 2019


This paper is the documentation of my thesis project, Lang Song, an art installation with educational attributes that reinterprets a traditional Chinese poem from the 9th century, 夜雨寄北(Written On A Rainy Night To A Friend In The North). The audience experiences the beauty of classical Chinese poetry through a poetry translation combined with recitation and animation. The installation is presented in both horizontal and vertical facets, reinterpreting the traditional Chinese poetry, a typical type of refined conventional Chinese culture in a new form, involving memorizing, understanding, triggering the concern of exploration. This project is a quest of teaching myself about tradition, appreciating the beauty of poetry, introducing one culture to another with the accommodation to target culture conventions.



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