The Impact Of Public Art On People's Well-Being Under The Influence Of Pandemics

  • Na Luo Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Rahinah Ibrahim
  • Sazrinee Zainal Abidin

Abstract

 The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the well-being of people across the globe, and there is an urgent need to explore novel and feasible ways to enhance the happiness of residents. This review article explores the potential of public art as a response to this challenge. Through a review of existing literature, this article first outlines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people. Next, this study describes the diverse attributes of public art, emphasizing its ability to enhance leisure and social experiences and promote community engagement. Finally, drawing on psychological, sociological, and urban planning research, this paper synthesizes the evidence for the impact of public art on people's well-being. The findings suggest a conceptual framework for public art to enhance people's well-being. The proposed conceptual framework suggests the adoption of quality public art under the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic, thereby stimulating people's well-being in public spaces. This study suggests further research on how public art can enhance aesthetics to promote cultural heritage and improve people's leisure and emotional experiences to stimulate people's well-being. The results are significant and will help artists create more high-quality public artworks for urban public spaces to evoke people's sense of well-being.

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Published
2023-12-01
How to Cite
LUO, Na; IBRAHIM, Rahinah; ZAINAL ABIDIN, Sazrinee. The Impact Of Public Art On People's Well-Being Under The Influence Of Pandemics. International Journal of Business and Technology Management, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 4, p. 170-181, dec. 2023. ISSN 2682-7646. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ijbtm/article/view/24564>. Date accessed: 05 mar. 2024.
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English Section