Makna Simbolik Motif-Hias Ukir Toraja

Salam, Sofyan and Husain, Muh. Saleh and Tangsi, Tangsi (2017) Makna Simbolik Motif-Hias Ukir Toraja. PANGGUNG, 27 (3). pp. 284-292. ISSN 0854-3429

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ABSTRACT The study on the symbolic meaning of the Toraja ornamental design was conducted in a traditional wood-carver community at Tonga, Kesu District of North-Toraja Regency. The study question was stimulated by the fact that, nowadays, there are no more wood-carver teachers with tomanarang status (expert in Toraja culture) at Tonga and surrounding areas as there were happened in the past. The method of this study was survey by using indeptinterviews technique. The interview was conducted with the traditional woodcarvers at Tonga. The result of study explained that the traditional wood-carvers at Tonga have a meager understanding on the symbolic meaning of the Toraja ornamental-designs. This lack of understanding is caused by the traditional woodcarvers’ view that it is not neccessary to understand the symbolic meaning of the toraja ornamental designs. For them, technical skills in wood-carving are more important to be mastered. The results of the research indicate the occurence of value orientation changes of Toraja wood-carvers. Key words: Wood-carving, symbolic meanings, Toraja ornamental design.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: FAKULTAS SENI DAN DESAIN > Pendidikan seni Rupa
Depositing User: M.Sn. Tangsi Tangsi
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2017 04:25
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2017 04:33

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