Proceedings of EVA London 2019 (EVA 2019)
Electronic Visualisation and the Arts
8 - 11 July 2019
The situation both of performance art and media art in mainland China has changed when compared to the 1990s. There has emerged, to some extent, an amalgamation of performance and media installation. Those go far towards the look of a theatre performance and dramatic representation in the new media installations but happened in the museum or outdoors public open space. This amalgamated union may point a new creative direction to express Chinese artists’ aesthetic thinking and feeling. So, the purpose of this article is to answer the question: What is the new “Theatricality”? A question of this kind has to be answered in three stages.