Traditional Balinese atmosphere graced the works of art made by the students of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design (FSRD), the Indonesia Institute of the Arts (ISI) Denpasar. Apart from highlighting the culture, many of them featured tourism promotion such as hotels, villas and the atmosphere of tourist destinations. Various forms of the arts were exhibited for a week in the Bajra Sandhi Monument, Renon.
The exhibition taking the theme “The Existence of Fine Arts and Design in Sustainable Bali’ displayed 60 works of the students. In details, the work of art comprised 23 pure arts, craft work (5), interior design (3), communication visual design (28) and photographic work (1). “After the exhibition, they also take descriptive exam in the campus,” said the Dean of the Fine Arts and Design Faculty, Ni Made Rinu.
According to Rinu, the theme Sustainable Bali was appointed as one of the local activities that should be preserved. The works were ranging from the interactive work (game), development of the Balinese story, and a book on the Balinese language developed through visual design.
Meanwhile, the students from the Department of Pure Design, for example, put forward more traditional concept taking more objects of nature. It was different from Craft Department that had taken the market-oriented concept. However, no student from Fashion Design participated in the final assignment project because it was a new department. (BTN/015)