The site of Hunan Intangible Cultural Heritage Practice and Innovation Center contains intangible cultural heritage works with various elements such as embroidery, inkstone, core, dyeing and thread. Photo by Wang Man
Xie Xiaoye’s line painting handicraft “Marilyn Monroe”. There is no knitted carrier in the picture area, the line is simply woven in a straight line on the circumference through the anchor pegs. Photo by Wang Man
Changsha, June 23 (Xinhuanet) — On June 23, the first Hunan Intangible Cultural Heritage Craftsman Double Innovation Competition audition and the opening ceremony of Hunan Intangible Cultural Heritage Craftsman Transmission and Innovation Center were held.
It is understood that since the launch of the first Hunan Intangible Cultural Heritage Craftsman Entrepreneurship and Innovation Competition, it has received widespread attention. Up to now, the organizing committee has received more than 300 applications for intangible cultural heritage items.
Many intangible cultural heritage craftsmen also demonstrated the process of making handicrafts on site. Xie Xiaoye, the founder of line painting technology, has made bold innovations in traditional knitting technology through computer programming, “Xiang embroidery and cross stitch are the development of knitting technology, and I hope that I can also innovate to better pass on intangible cultural heritage.” Xie Xiaoye told reporters.
Luo Cheng, the inheritor of nuclear art in Tianxin District, innovated on the basis of inheriting the skills of his father’s generation, so that more Hunan people can understand nuclear carving.
Innovative crafts that combine the art of paper-cutting with porcelain culture. Xie Feng, the inheritor of paper-cutting culture, said that he will continue to explore new elements that can be combined with paper-cutting art to make more people love it, so as to better inherit intangible cultural heritage. Photo by Wang Man
In order to implement the marketization and branding of intangible cultural heritage projects, Hunan Intangible Cultural Heritage Practice and Innovation Center, as China’s first incubator for intangible cultural heritage projects, has strived to sign strategic cooperation agreements with enterprises in various fields at the beginning of its establishment, through the integration of resources from all parties to open up various links of the intangible cultural heritage industry chain, realize the operation of the intangible cultural heritage industrial chain, and effectively promote the value docking of intangible cultural heritage culture with the market, so as to realize the true inheritance of intangible cultural heritage culture.
It is reported that the registration and selection of this competition is still in progress, and various roadshows and project exhibition activities will also be carried out one after another. Intangible Cultural Heritage items or teams that wish to participate can register online. WeChat public account search “Jinbei Transformation Center” to follow the public account, fill in the online registration form to register.