Explore the construction of narrative scenes in modern dining spaces with artistic elements in traditional Peking opera. ——Take “The Monkey King” as an example
Peking opera is an important form of expression of Chinese traditional culture, and its various artistic elements are used as a symbol of Chinese traditional culture. An important phenomenon now is that there are fewer and fewer people listening to Peking Opera. Especially young audiences. In China, traditional culture is gradually declining, and the national quintessence is slowly disappearing. Peking opera is out of the era, out of a whole generation. Eighty percent of Beijing’s ancient theaters have lost their original functions, and some have become large courtyards and warehouses. As a material carrier to carry culture, architectural space is a place for people to receive and disseminate information. How to apply the elements of Peking opera to the space, let more people know Chinese traditional culture, promote the development and inheritance of Peking opera, and be accepted by more people is a problem that needs to be solved in today’s society.
This paper extracts and deconstructs the facial makeup elements in Peking Opera and applies them to the design of Peking Opera-themed dining spaces. In this way, Peking Opera can be integrated into our daily life, appearing in a modern way. The restaurant is a better place for people to receive and disseminate information. Therefore, the use of Peking Opera elements and story lines in the space design is conducive to let more people understand Chinese traditional culture, promote the development and inheritance of traditional culture, and make Peking Opera be accepted by more people.