[Reporter Wang Wenling/Kaohsiung Report]”Those Years, The Youth We Spent Together” evokes people’s memories of schooling Artist Huang Facheng re-enacted the art installation of the bus shelter “Those Years, the Youth We Spent Together”, using the classroom desks in people’s youthful memories as an idea, turning the bus shelter into a classroom scene, and making the nostalgic two-person wooden Desks, green canvas schoolbags, blackboard erasers, and Mandarin workbooks are turned into installation art, which not only attracts people’s attention but also evokes people’s memories of their school days, adding a strong artistic atmosphere to the cultural and educational environment around the cultural center and Wufu Guozhong.
Wang Wencui, director of the Cultural Affairs Bureau, said that the Cultural Affairs Bureau handled the bus shelter renovation project from 1999 to 2014 in the Republic of China, and the reproduction of “Those Years, The Youth We Spent Together” is a solicitation for the remake and upgrade of the second project The selected work was created by local artist Huang Facheng. After its completion in April 2011, it has been loved by the public for its eye-catching appearance, and has been reported by the media many times. However, the work was damaged by the strong typhoon Meranti in 105 and demolished. In order to reshape the corners of the creative space and reproduce the aesthetic landscape of the city, this year the works are reproduced and the materials are upgraded. People are very welcome to come to the cultural center for a walk and exercise. They also visit Wufu Road to relive this ingenious work and recall the time we spent together. In the Mood for Love.
Wang Wencui also pointed out that the installation art of the bus shelter in “Those Years, Our Youth We Spent Together” is a reflection of the implementation of art into daily life. Using the bus shelter as a medium, art meets the people on the bus and creates opportunities for the public to experience art. Starting from life, art has always been the main axis of Kaohsiung’s long-term promotion of urban aesthetics, and it is also the basis of aesthetic education, because only when aesthetics is implemented in daily life can it connect and resonate with the people. In the future, we will continue to display Kaohsiung’s local design strength through art installations and activities full of interactive fun and design ingenuity, so that the city and art can be close to each other, creating a collective aesthetic experience.
The Cultural Affairs Bureau stated that through the installation art, the bus shelters will be more interesting, hoping to create a highlight of Kaohsiung’s urban art. “Those Years, The Youth We Spent Together” combines Wufu Middle School students who come and go to and from school with schoolbags on their backs, creating a unique echo and connection between the work and the environment, which is very memorable. In addition, in this update, the original light box of the bus shelter was upgraded to an LED screen, so that the installation art can also integrate technology. Other popular bus shelter installations include “An Encounter Imagination on the Verge of a Critical Point” located on the left side of the main entrance of the cultural center and “An Encounter with a Peaceful City” next to the flat locomotive parking lot of the cultural center, each with its own characteristics, welcome People watch together. (Picture: Photo by reporter Wang Wenling)
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