The Discourse of Creativity through Autism Art and Its Aesthetic Disability
- the discourse of creativity; autism art; aesthetic disability; Indonesia
The paradigm of disability for children with special needs is shifting in a good direction nowadays. It starts from many studies that discuss the positive value of the specificity of children with special needs. Therefore, this paper wants to be a part to improve the quality of life for children with special needs especially children with autism syndrome disorders (ASD). This paper aims to explain the aesthetics of disability of 2 autistic children through his paintings. This study using grounded theory and literature studies, to explore aestheticization of 2 autistic children who were in Indonesia and also the work they produced. Through this research, it can be shown that autistic children have an artist's theoretical frame. The results of the study show that the psychological view from David Hume about empirism, was used to see autism art to improve the art discourse relating to the ability to think critically and creativity of the community. This is because, through the symbolization in his paintings, autistic children are able to provide new freshness to the phenomenon of painting which in Indonesia is currently entering the stage of non-discourse. Discourse through the painting of an autistic child, later expected to be able to become one of the factors that can develop research on creativity in the art world. Furthermore, it is also a foothold in developing the abilities of autistic children in cognitive, psychomotor, and affective through art.
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TY - CONF AU - Tri Cahyo Kusumandyoko AU - Muchammad Bayu Tejo Sampurno PY - 2019/12 DA - 2019/12 TI - The Discourse of Creativity through Autism Art and Its Aesthetic Disability BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Special Education (ICSE 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 346 EP - 348 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125928820 ID - Kusumandyoko2019/12 ER -