AN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF ACADEMICS AND PROFESSIONALS HAS LAUNCHED A MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECT WHICH AIMS TO BETTER UNDERSTAND THE DECLINE OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE ARTS AND CULTURE AMID THE COUNTRY?S RAPID ECONOMIC GROWTH.
The two-year network project ? titled ?Everyday Legend: Reinventing Traditions in Chinese Contemporary Art? ? is being led by Professor Jiang Jiehong at Birmingham City University to question the role of contemporary Chinese art in the debate of the disappearing craft tradition.