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Articles | Volume XL-5/W7
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-5/W7, 461–464, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-5-W7-461-2015
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-5/W7, 461–464, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-5-W7-461-2015

  13 Aug 2015

13 Aug 2015

The pros and cons about the digital recording of Intangible Cultural Heritage and some strategies

H. Yang H. Yang
  • The Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Keywords: Intangible Cultural Heritage, ICH, digital recording, documentaries, inheritors

Abstract. Intangible Cultural Heritage (referred to as ICH), whose fundamental nature different from the tangible cultural heritage is "Intangible", and the related physical presence of the heritage is not the core content. Digital means have irreplaceable advantages in recording intangible and dynamic ICH resources, while it also needs flexible and rigorous recording means as a support, thus striving to maximize resources recording and protection. This article will focus on the pros and cons about the digital recording of ICH, and preliminarily discuss some strategies used in the process of recording.