Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Education, Humanities, Health and Agriculture, ICEHHA 2021, 3-4 June 2021, Ruteng, Flores, Indonesia

Research Article

Spirit And Figure of Ratu Kalinyamat in Contemporary Batik

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.3-6-2021.2310921,
        author={Muh Fakhrihun Na’am and Deni  Setiawan and Wulansari  Prasetyaningtyas},
        title={Spirit And Figure of Ratu Kalinyamat in Contemporary Batik },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Education, Humanities, Health and Agriculture, ICEHHA 2021, 3-4 June 2021, Ruteng, Flores, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICEHHA},
        year={2021},
        month={8},
        keywords={ratu kalinyamat; batik; traditional arts},
        doi={10.4108/eai.3-6-2021.2310921}
    }
    
  • Muh Fakhrihun Na’am
    Deni Setiawan
    Wulansari Prasetyaningtyas
    Year: 2021
    Spirit And Figure of Ratu Kalinyamat in Contemporary Batik
    ICEHHA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.3-6-2021.2310921
Muh Fakhrihun Na’am1,*, Deni Setiawan2, Wulansari Prasetyaningtyas1
  • 1: Department of Family Welfare, Faculty of Engineering, UNNES, Semarang, Indonesia
  • 2: Department of Primary Education, Faculty of Education, UNNES, Semarang, Indonesia
*Contact email: fakhri.artworker@mail.unnes.ac.id

Abstract

Creativity in creating and producing the contemporary batik originated from traditional arts, either its form, ideas for creation, or historical reference of the local figuration of Ratu Kalinyamat, is an effort to promote and to popularize batik by making innovation on the decorative designs, to the common people and to the industrial community of Nusantara batik. The batik artists are the main character in the promotion of traditional batik publicly. The community is a group of artists who play the role to create the trend of decorative motifs in order that the popularity of the traditional batiks wrapped in contemporary crafts can be meaningful things to the batik fanatics. The personal and social interaction within the artists cycles when creating batik originated from the traditional artworks and the values of traditional arts on the contemporary batik works, it is interesting to be scrutinized as sociological analysis or arts. In addition to viewing the social correlation between batik artists and the artworks lovers, it also is aimed at understanding the meaning of the traditional arts ideas originated from Ratu Kalinyamat created through the form of contemporary batik. Thus, we find out that the ideas coming from the traditional arts are the main foundation of the contemporary batik creation.