A Study on the Inherent Space Structure of MMA as Cultural Contents

문호콘텐츠로서 이종격투기의 내재적 공간구조에 관한 연구

  • Hwang, Yong-Seup
  • 황용섭 (국립한국재활복지대학 인테리어디자인과)
  • Published : 2006.12.28


New Recently introduced to domestic market, MMA(Mixed Martial Arts) is growing very rapidly, thereby acquiring the property of sub-culture. With its proper function of providing dynamism and vitality, it also becomes the target of apprehension for its social dysfunction due to excessive violence. However, it is important to recognize MMA as a phenomenon and to understand the cultural flow inside MMA. It is required that the space where MMA is held should provide new experience in each contest. It is necessary to prepare very diverse productions for this purpose. While comprehension on this cultural and spatial phenomenon could mean one of starting point of space creation of space designer, it is necessary to study in the contextual aspect including historic and psychological approach. Thus, this study aims to understand one of the diverse meanings of modem space by investigating the space inherent in the phenomenon of MMA.


MMA;Sports;Symbolic Representation;Extension