On a brightening day in summer, go to Taipei Botanical Garden to appreciate the green nature and indulge in the sense of literature and art in the Nanhai Academy. In addition to being immersed in the tranquil moments with plants, you can also stroll in the past moments of those architectures. The Nanhai Academy has existed for nearly a hundred years. It used to be a shrine, and later it was used as the offices of many important government departments. In this historical and cultural site, a special exhibition of Animamix will be held this summer. What sparks and topics will arise? Follow us to travel in the anime world of Animamix Dimension!
Anime and comic art is a concrete manifestation of mass culture, and a creative form with multiple crossover art and infinite-dimensions. There is no high or low in culture, only similarities and differences. Anime and comic art inspires many people's childhood dreams, sense of beauty, creativities and life inspirations. From various types of anime and comic art around the world, we can see not only the connections between animation and popular art, using realistic techniques or abstract concepts to integrate these mass elements together, but also the combination with history and culture. You can find the fusion of animation elements and arts in many contemporary art works. Contemporary anime comic art has flourished to this day, and its influence is far-reaching. In this information crosses all borders era, Taiwan is facing strong cultural impacts. To arouse recognition of the importance of local culture, continue developing our own culture, and shorten the gap between public and art, animation art is the best beginning point and promoter of cultural integration.
This exhibition "Animamix Dimension" includes two closely-related themes of animation and comic; comics are often the source of creation of animation, movies and TV. Many people misunderstand that animation is an anime adapted from comics or moving anime. In fact, anime and comic art has very diverse artistic styles that are worth exploring; adapting a comic into an animation is only one form of it. The purpose of making comics into animation is to increase popularity and sales with the One Source Multi-Use Production and Marketing Applications strategy. This exhibition has a very rich content to introduce the animation and comic of Taiwan and other countries. These diverse works can bring us a lot of inspiration, such as: How to learn anime and comic? What can anime and comic do for people? How does anime and comic speak for issues such as education, politics, society, environment, gender, etc.? What are the styles and types of anime and comic art? In addition, anime and comic is created by telling stories or conveying concepts, which is an eye-catching and easily accepted form of expression. This medium can not only explore theories, but also transmit messages easily. Its form is extremely flexible and suitable for various levels and applications in daily life, such as in entertainment, communication, and education. The influence of anime and comic culture is not limited to young groups, but has gradually become a kind of beautiful memory that crosses ethnic groups and cultures.