The Inspiration of Singasari’s Statues as the Basic Design of Malang Batik, Indonesia
Amanah Agustin, Yulita Pujiharti, Nurcholis Sunuyeko, Suhartatik, Loesita Sari
Available Online October 2019.
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- Inspiration, Singasari’s statues, Malang batik.
- The remains of the glory of the Singasari Kingdom can be seen on the statues of Singasari Temple located in Singasari Malang, East Java, Indonesia. The Relief of Singasari’s statues have high quality ornament of art, especially the Batik motifs of traditional clothes or ‘sarong’ on the statues. This study aims to analyze the variety of Batik motifs and temple’s ornament from the statues of royal heritage Singasari. This study uses Qualitative Approach combined with iconography, etnoarcheology and library research. It focuses on the multi statues at Singasari’s temple areas, such as Siwa and Parwati statues, Ganecha, Prajnaparamita, Sudanakumara, Brekuti and Hayagriva statues. The finding shows that there are twelve Singasari’s statues wearing ‘kawung’ and ‘jlamprang’as traditional batik motifs. Since the era of Singasari, those Batik motifs appeared to have high quality and complicated ornament. It can be identified from the shape of the motifs on the statues’ clothes. At that time, the classical ornament art with unique styles from Central Java and Bali Hindu-Buddhist gained popularity. In conclusion, the ornaments of art from the statues of royal heritage Singasari are adopted for the basic design of Malang Batik as the reflection of the Indonesian cultural wealth.
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TY - CONF AU - Amanah Agustin AU - Yulita Pujiharti AU - Nurcholis Sunuyeko AU - Suhartatik AU - Loesita Sari PY - 2019/10 DA - 2019/10 TI - The Inspiration of Singasari’s Statues as the Basic Design of Malang Batik, Indonesia BT - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Community Development (ICCD 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 69 EP - 75 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iccd-19.2019.20 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/iccd-19.2019.20 ID - Agustin2019/10 ER -