Co-creating Fashion in the Post-Industrial Era: Comparative Analysis of the Creative Industries in China and South Korea


Grant Data
Project Title
Co-creating Fashion in the Post-Industrial Era: Comparative Analysis of the Creative Industries in China and South Korea
Principal Investigator
Dr Tse, Ho Lun Tommy   (Principal investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2015-09-01
Completion Date
2017-08-31
Amount
270724
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Creative Industries, Cultural Studies, East Asia, Fashion, Sociology
Discipline
Cultural Studies / Cultural Policy
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS)
HKU Project Code
27610115
Grant Type
Early Career Scheme (ECS)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2) To juxtapose relevant theories in anthropology, media and cultural studies, and sociology using data collected through interviews with Korean and Chinese creative industry participants and fashion consumers. 3) To explain why Korea’s cultural and creative development in general and fashion, media, and entertainment industries in particular are perceived as more trendsetting, creative, and effective than their Chinese counterparts. 4) To open up debate over the meaning of success for the creative industries of Korea and China. 5) To identify research methods appropriate to study of the ecosystem of East Asia’s fashion and creative industries.