The Local Revitalization Effects of Public Arts Introduction to Gamcheon Culture Village Regeneration

부산 감천문화마을 재생을 위해 도입된 공공미술의 지역활성화 효과

  • Park, Jae-Hyun (Dept. of Interior Architecture and Built Environment, Seodaemungu Shinchondong Yonsei University) ;
  • Lee, Yeun-Sook (Dept. of Interior Architecture and Built Environment, Seodaemungu Shinchondong Yonsei University)
  • 박재현 (연세대학교 실내건축학과) ;
  • 이연숙 (연세대학교 실내건축학과)
  • Received : 2014.06.13
  • Accepted : 2014.10.21
  • Published : 2014.10.25


Today, modern society pursues the paradigm of creative city and regeneration. Cultural regeneration of revitalizing locality by utilizing culture catches attention, is a major approach. Public arts is considered as a catalyst of cultural regeneration, and it inspires vitality to declined districts. Gamcheon Culture Village, Busan has accelerated propagation of revitalization only in recent couple of years, and it has been developing with residents' participation continuously. The purpose of this research is to analyse the revitalizing effects of public arts introduction to Gamcheon Culture Village regeneration. In specific, social, cultural, economical, physical and environmental revitalization effects of the village were defined. The research method is questionnaire survey and 320 reponses from residents and visitors were collected. Data were statistically analyzed with SPSS18.0. The effects of public arts introduction to Gamcheon Culture Village regeneration are positive overall. However, according to the districts of the village, having diversity of art projects in both quantity and quality, the perceptions were different. Regeneration with utilizing public arts for revitalizing declined district, the Gamcheon case shed light on the future. The research indicated the value of public arts and some strategies of allocating art projects.


Supported by : Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs


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