Objek Kajian Desain dalam Antropologi: Tinjauan Kehadiran Wayang Kancil sebagai Perkembangan Etnologi

Wianto, Elizabeth (2013) Objek Kajian Desain dalam Antropologi: Tinjauan Kehadiran Wayang Kancil sebagai Perkembangan Etnologi. Serat Rupa, 1 (1). pp. 77-92. ISSN 2338-3348

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Culture change naturally when the heir do not have the same exact experience, background and interest. As time passes by, culture adapt newer aspects to suit current community to survive. Wayang Kancil (Deer Puppet) also facing this situation. Luckily adaptation in Wayang purposes and forms make us possible to see this kind of artifacts today. Different as Wayang (firslty developed as sacred instrument in religious ritual, Wayang Kancil has more practical function. It's general purposes now to entertain and become learning media, therefore in using this form of visual art, people should considering its general meaning to avoid biases and wrong interpretation. As further descipted in this essay, uses of characters in Wayang Kancil also known worldwide, not always using 'deer' as its main character but focusing on its cunning and clever character named trickster. Trickster character well received and everlast in Indonesian culture because this character assured resembling an ideal type of Javanese people whom able to solve their problem meanwhile having their internal obstruction. This essay describe Wayang presences, by using Wayang Kancil as the perfect example of cultural artifacts that adapting to become casual and having its influence to several forms of similar newer arts, make it succeed to withstand until today.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wayang, etnologi, fabel, cultural change
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: Faculty of Arts & Design > 64 Visual Communication Design Department
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Maranatha
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2015 02:40
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2015 03:29
URI: http://repository.maranatha.edu/id/eprint/11462

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